Designed by Symmes Maini & McKee Associates of Cambridge, Mass., and currently under construction by Dimeo Construction of Providence, R.I., the new Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island headquarters is...

August 11, 2010

Cost comparisons per square foot in select metro markets

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August 11, 2010

It's not the most pressing urban issue today, but many cities rely on leaner and more sophisticated parking garages to deal with their growing pains.

Asian and European projects increasingly use...

August 11, 2010

The multifamily housing market — apartments, duplexes, condominium units and co-ops — has told a tale of two trends during the past three years. Total starts have waned, but the total dollars spent on those starts...

August 11, 2010

Expanded single, double and simulated double-hung windows are offered for large openings. In commercial applications, sizes range from 4 feet by 8 feet to 5 feet by 10 feet, with reinforced frame parts. Specific sizes can be...

August 11, 2010

In search of an economical decorative solution for its new facility, Valero Energy Corp. of San Antonio, Texas, explored the possibility of employing an expanded polystyrene (EPS) system. Creating an aesthetically pleasing...

August 11, 2010

For the sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Monroe, Mich., environmental stewardship is certainly paying off.

Nicknamed the "blue nuns" for their royal blue...

August 11, 2010

As general contractors look to technology for an edge in the slowing commercial construction market, Web-based bidding programs are helping them to connecting bid information, subcontractors, and proposals. A 2008...

August 11, 2010

Atlanta-based Juneau Construction broke ground last month on the $15.6 million Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center, a two-story, 50,000-sf educational facility in Buford, Ga., that will feature interactive...

August 11, 2010

The National Park Service has started construction on the Twin Creeks Science and Education Center at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in southeast Tennessee. Atlanta-based Hedges Construction is building the...

August 11, 2010