Washington, D.C.-based WDG Architecture has been commissioned to design a new 415-unit independent/assisted-living residential development for seniors...

August 11, 2010

Meltzer/Mandl Architects and Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn Architects (EE&K), both headquartered in New York, have solidified their long-term relationship by forming a new architectural firm, EE&K...

August 11, 2010

Planting the seeds of corporate ecological stewardship, Ford Motor Co. is using sustainable design as the driving force behind the $2 billion redevelopment of its historic Rouge Center manufacturing plant in Dearborn...

August 11, 2010

Polypropylene and steel fibers can be added to concrete to reduce cracking-and improve aesthetics. Manufacturer offers literature detailing benefits and suggesting applications, which include crack-width control, impact...

August 11, 2010

On the move

URS Corp., New York, has hired Michael J. Burton, former Executive Deputy Commissioner for the New York City Department of Design and...

August 11, 2010

Retail construction spending increased 13% in 2006. However, double-digit growth in retail construction spending is not expected to last for long.

Spending increases...

August 11, 2010

Office construction spending was sluggish early in this business expansion, but then jumped 31% during the 15-month period ending in June. A further 18% gain is expected by the end of 2008.

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August 11, 2010

A big stumbling block in getting true data integration through the life cycle of a building project has been the handoff of the design from the design team to the construction team. Even under the best circumstances...

August 11, 2010