Top 100 Architecture Firms

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Architect Magazine‘s third-annual ranking of American architecture firms takes a look at three factors: profitability, sustainability, and design quality. This whole picture approach provides an opportunity for small and large firms to go head to head, with a result of the best architecture firms, not necessarily the biggest.

Some of these practices have been featured on ArchDaily like Perkins + Will, , Cannon Design, and .

Take a look at the complete rankings after the break.

200-Foot-High Green Wall Possibility for Portland Federal Building

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We’ve featured lots of sustainability driven projects on AD that implement passive systems, eco-friendly materials, and green roofs.  But this government building in , has completely overshadowed any green wall we’ve seen thus far.  Tim Newcomb for Architectural Record reported that a 200-foot-high living wall may be tacked onto the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building.

More about the potential 200 foot living wall after the break.