The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is positioned to become one of South Florida's major destinations. Images: Realmotion

Hotel Facilities | November 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is illuminated by 2.3 million lights and lasers.

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November 15, 2019 | MBCI |

We’ll address some ways metal roofing systems are an advantage when upgrading your roof and restoring your building t...

Union Terminal exterior

The restoration of Union Terminal and the massive fountain at its entrance took 2½ years. The rotunda spans 180 feet. Eight mosaic and 22 painted murals were restored. Photo: Brad Feinknopf.

Reconstruction Awards | November 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Painstaking care went into restoring Cincinnati’s train terminal/museum complex.

Generally, concrete structures show less embedded carbon than steel structures, according to a study of 600-plus buildings by Thornton Tomasetti. The engineering firm is about to release its carbon measuring tool Beacon. Skanska is launching its own tool EC3. Image: Pixabay

Building Technology | November 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Skanska and Thornton Tomasetti are taking the lead to drive the industry toward zero-carbon buildings by 2050.

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Market Data | November 14, 2019 | ABC

Nonresidential construction input prices fell 0.1% for the month and are down 2.0% compared to the same time last yea...

U.S. multifamily market stays strong into 4th quarter 2019

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Multifamily Housing | November 14, 2019 | Yardi Matrix

October performance sets a record amid rising political pressure to cap rent growth, reports Yardi Matrix. 

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Codes and Standards | November 14, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Concerns over data privacy, governance, feasibility prompt criticism.

The museum's west entrance

The west entrance of the museum is laid onto the landscape and inserted into the topography. All photos: Paul Colletti Photography/©IMEG Corp

Reconstruction Awards | November 14, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The project team used its creativity to overcome floods and other obstacles to construction.

November 13, 2019 | MBI

Once seen as height-restricting, modularly constructed high rises are soaring across the globe.

November 13, 2019 | Metl-Span |

Understanding the contrast between single-skin and insulated metal panels can make all the difference in building per...

The zachry exterior

Once a four-story, precast concrete box, the Zachry has become a campus threshold and gateway. All photos: Randy Braley Photography

Reconstruction Awards | November 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Texas A&M’s engineering school builds for future growth.

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Codes and Standards | November 13, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

After lighting, efficiency experts look to new opportunities to boost energy efficiency.

Citicape House street view

All renderings courtesy Sheppard Robson.

Sustainability | November 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Sheppard Robson designed the project.

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is positioned to become one of South Florida's major destinations. Images: Realmotion

Hotel Facilities | November 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is illuminated by 2.3 million lights and lasers.

KFC drive-thru only restaurant in Australia

All photos courtesy KFC

Retail Centers | November 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

FRCH NELSON designed the project.

The addition of a new visitors' center marked the reopening of the Washington Monument after three years of renovation. Images: Alan Karchmer

Government Buildings | November 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This is one of several landmark restoration projects underway in the nation’s capital.

The 1906 bank’s limestone façade and colossal engaged columns

The 1906 bank’s limestone façade and colossal engaged columns. All photos: Todd Mason/Halkin Mason Photography.

Reconstruction Awards | November 12, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

New headquarters mixes old and new to help this fast-growth company attract top talent.

3 women wearing Skanska's new line of PPE

Based on feedback from women in Skanska’s Boston, New York, and Seattle offices, the firm created two safety vest options—one with a tapered waist, the other with an adjustable elastic waist band—made from a breathable mesh material that makes the vest lighter and more comfortable in warm climates. All images courtesy Skanska USA

Great Solutions | November 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A safety vest is the first piece of equipment to undergo an update.

Building Team | November 12, 2019 | Autodesk

Construction technology provider and national trade organization launch grant program to help address industry need f...

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Codes and Standards | November 12, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Coalition wants to double annual level of infrastructure investment.

New Orleans international airport exterior curtain wall

Photos: LEO A DALY/Atkins

Airports | November 12, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LEO A DALY designed the project.

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Codes and Standards | November 11, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Initiatives can include multiple standards.

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Codes and Standards | November 11, 2019 | Lodging Econometrics

In its eighth consecutive quarter of growth, projects currently under construction stand at 1,729 projects/235,278 ro...

November 11, 2019 | Nathan Miller |

Why are good designers, talented technology experts, and architects leaving practice? Why won’t they stay?...

Five-story penthouse

The copper-clad spire of the five-story Pinnacle Penthouse has a private elevator, two sets of stairs, and a great room with a 24-foot vaulted ceiling and a 360-degree view of Manhattan. All photos: Ralph D'Angelo / Cig Digital Inc.

Reconstruction Awards | November 11, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The one-time tallest building in the world is now home to an exclusive residential clientele.

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Codes and Standards | November 11, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Metal Construction Association document provides best practices for re-roofing with metal.

The Whale exterior from land

All renderings courtesy MIR and Dorte Mandrup

Cultural Facilities | November 11, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Dorte Mandrup won an international competition to design the project.

Life of an Architect Podcast | November 11, 2019 | Bob Borson, FAIA

What music do you listen to? What’s your design process? What is your favorite building and why? What do you eat for...

ProForm Studio Bike Pro

Reviewer Elyse Betters-Picaro gives high marks to the ProForm Studio Bike Pro ($999) as her best buy for alternatives to Peloton. Photo: ProForm

Multifamily Housing | November 08, 2019 | Rob Cassidy |

ProForm Studio Bike Pro review.

This flow chart shows how the supply chain for 3D printing and additive manufacturing would work within Pittsburgh's Neighborhood 91. Image: Allegheny County Airport Authority

Building Tech | November 08, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Neighborhood 91 is the latest tech venture for the city’s airport authority.

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Codes and Standards | November 08, 2019 | Lodging Econometrics

Hotels presently under construction are at 102 projects/17,504 rooms.

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