An architectural precast-concrete brick finish with bands of precast for accent-in a single cladding product-was specified by D. Ronald Brasher, the architect for Woodlands II, a new building at the Gateway Office Complex in...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010

Electronic ballasts for the operation of 40-watt long twin-tube fluorescent lamps are available for instant start/parallel circuit operation of one, two or three lamps at 120 or 277 input voltages. The ballasts offer small can...

August 11, 2010

The combination of 100-percent liquid acrylic polymers with reinforcing fibers is the secret of Alpha Genie base coat's smooth application. The compound can be used as a base coat, an adhesive for wall systems and a leveling...

August 11, 2010

Code group merger completed.

The merger of the country's three model building code groups into the International Code Council (ICC) became official on Feb.1. The consolidation was set...

August 11, 2010

At Eastern Connecticut State University's new childhood development center, the use of observation rooms with one-way mirrors to study children's behavior has been replaced by voice- and...

August 11, 2010

Window film is the cost-effective solution to the merchandise-damaging UV fading experienced by Kohl's new 79,000-sq.-ft. department store in Dallas. Without changing the store's appearance or significantly reducing visible...

August 11, 2010

A soaring seven-story, glass-and-steel, open-air atrium greets guests as they enter the expansion of Isleta Casino & Resort in Albuquerque, N.M. The dramatic design by Cuningham Group Architecture, Minneapolis,...

August 11, 2010

Use of project-management Web sites is growing rapidly, and for good reason. They facilitate the flow of information among the owner and A/E/C firms.

Usually owned and operated by general contractors...

August 11, 2010