Harvard Findings about Certified Green Buildings, a New Skyscraper in NYC, and more, in this Week’s Round Up 10/17/16 – 10/21/16


Research from the Harvard School of Public Health found that occupants of green-certified, high-performing buildings have 26% higher cognitive focus, better sleep and fewer health symptoms than those in similar buildings that are not green-certified. Additional results from this study, and more, in this week’s round up of building and construction industry news.

Harvard Finds Certified Green Buildings Improve Both Thinking and Sleep 

Researchers Aim to Improve How Buildings Share Data With the Grid, Each Other

5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Outsource Immediately to Save More Time


An entire city block was demolished to make room for this building, which will be the second tallest in New York City upon completion. See this building, and more, in this week’s round up of architecture and design news. 

New York's Future Second-Tallest Skyscraper Breaks Ground

Top 10 Architecture Books of 2016

Perkins+Will Proposes 80-story Timber Tower for Chicago