Skyscraper rises from the inside out, ground breaks for innovative Ronald McDonald House and more, in this Week’s Round Up 5/23/16 – 5/27/16


The surprising profile at 3 World Trade Center — which is only temporary — results from a construction technique rarely used in New York office towers. Read about this construction style, and more, in this week’s round up of building and construction industry news on the USG Build It Blog. 

Skyscraper at Trade Center Rises From the Inside Out

The productivity 'train wreck': Why construction struggles to compete with rival industries

Gypsum technical documents revised and rereleased


Designing a functional, vibrant and sustainable bus depot is a tough job. Now build it using a fraction of the preferable space. Read about this Bus Operations and Maintenance Facility in downtown Los Angeles and more in this week’s round up of architecture and design industry news on the USG Build It Blog.

Los Angeles bus depot squeezes the most from a tight site

Architecture has a serious problem with communications says Rem Koolhaas

Ground Breaks for Innovative Ronald McDonald House