Motorists traveling Route 66 through Oklahoma City in 1958 were treated to more than the typical array of roadside oddities and quirky motels dotting the highway; they were afforded a glimpse into what designer and...

August 11, 2010

A silicone structural adhesive system employed for windows creates a flexible membrane to help the assemblies capture and absorb impact during a natural disaster. With the ability to hold the broken glass in its frame, the...

August 11, 2010

Ready for installation out of the box, skylight offers hidden motorized operation and a large glass area providing a clear view and allowing more natural light to shine through. A rain sensor and wall-mounted keypad are...

August 11, 2010

The ultimate purpose of the National Ignition Facility (NIF) is to focus 192 laser beams, with an accuracy a fraction of the width of a human hair, on a target the size of an aspirin.

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August 11, 2010

The $15.5 million, 60,000-sf Northern Lights Bingo and Casino Center in Carter, Wis., owned by the Forest County Preserve Potawatomi Nation, is under construction. The tribe's new gaming facility, designed by the...

August 11, 2010

Michael Stanton Architecture of San Francisco is architect for the adaptive reuse of an 1830s building that was originally the post office for Washington, D.C. The four-story Tariff Building...

August 11, 2010

Growth in real, inflation-adjusted gross domestic product (GDP) slowed to an annual rate of just 1.1 percent during the final quarter of last year, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Commerce Department. Final...

August 11, 2010

MERGERS/ACQUISITIONS

Princeton, N.J.-based Hillier has sold its engineering subsidiary, Scranton, Pa.-based Hillier Engineering and Technologies Inc., to Babylon, N.Y.-...

August 11, 2010

SmithGroup has designed the Center for the Intrepid's National Armed Forces Physical Rehabilitation Center at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. The selection was made by the Intrepid Fallen Heroes...

August 11, 2010

The BD&C editorial staff welcomes Raj Gupta and Philip Tobey to our Editorial Advisory Board.

Gupta is president of Environmental Systems Design, a Chicago-based...

August 11, 2010