Turner Construction Co. has acquired the assets of Washington, D.C.-based J.A. Jones/Tompkins Builders Inc., the former subsidiary of J.A. Jones Construction Co....

August 11, 2010

With the success of the LEED commercial construction and renovation program, the U.S. Green Building Council is all set to foster an increase in green K-12 schools.

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August 11, 2010

IceStone surfacing, made from recycled glass and concrete, can help earn LEED credits because of its high recycled content and Cradle-to-Cradle certification.

Strong...

August 11, 2010

In colder climates, roof insulation slows the loss of heat through the roof, which is the part of a building that is most vulnerable to heat loss because heat rises. In warmer climates, roof insulation can greatly reduce the...

August 11, 2010

Like the re-engineering of American corporate life and the emergence of the Internet culture, the repopulation of American cities is one of the most profound trends affecting building design and construction in this decade. The...

August 11, 2010

A struggling 1970s shopping mall will get new life as an upscale mixed-use complex just north of downtown Miami, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Developer Argent Ventures, New York, is renovating the former Omni...

August 11, 2010

Architecture firm Perkins+Will's Minneapolis office recently completed a new corporate headquarters for Great River Energy in Minnesota. The four-story, 166,000-sf building is being registered for LEED Platinum...

August 11, 2010

Construction employment has essentially been steady for the last year after a million new jobs were added during the previous two years.

Contractors cut 62,000 jobs...

August 11, 2010

California now permits school districts to utilize design-build project delivery, joining eight other states with specific legislation that allows this format to be used in the public education sector. Fifteen...

August 11, 2010