Developers recently announced plans for a 1,000-room hotel complex that includes a five-star Ritz-Carlton and a four-star Marriott Marquis near the Los Angeles Convention Center. The $750 million, 54-story complex...

August 11, 2010

There will be no "curtain call" for the medal winners at the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City on Feb. 8-24. That's because the world's largest unfolding arch will replace traditional stage curtains on the...

August 11, 2010

Flexibility and versatility can be found in windows and frames assembled in fully welded or welded-frame/mechanically attached versions to fabricate double-hung, tilt-and-slide units, picture and bay/bow units, as well as a...

August 11, 2010

The attacks on Sept. 11 have sent a clear message to the business community to take steps to protect itself against interruption from outside forces. Obviously, most firms cannot protect themselves fully against...

August 11, 2010

The new city hall in Cambridge, Ont., is registered to become the first LEED Gold-certified city hall in Canada. Because Cambridge is the largest urban area in Canada to rely on groundwater, designers at Diamond and...

August 11, 2010

Radnor Middle School, a new $48 million complex in Wayne, Pa., is seeking LEED certification with a number of green features. The 195,000-sf, four-story building sports a vegetated roof, terrazzo floor with recycled...

August 11, 2010

• Adobe Systems Inc., San Jose, Calif., has launched a Photoshop CS3 Extended plug-in for the Google 3D Warehouse. The free plug-in enables users to query and download free 3D content from the Google 3D Warehouse,...

August 11, 2010

Contractors hired only 1,000 people in May, drawing from a pool of 647,000 unemployed construction workers and nearly 1.5 million unemployed men age 25 or younger. Only 142,000 new construction workers are expected...

August 11, 2010

Mergers and acquisitions.Austin Veum Robbins Parshalle (AVRP), a San Diego-based architecture firm, has acquired Siegel Diamond Architecture (SDA) of Los Angeles and established a...

August 11, 2010

Union Pacific Center

Omaha, Neb.

Erection of the structural steel frame by subcontractor Davis Erection Co...

August 11, 2010