Washington, D.C.-based WDG Architecture has completed the design of Columbia Center, a new mixed-use project located in Arlington, Va. The 480,000-sf development is the first to follow the Columbia Pike form-based...

August 11, 2010
  • Katrina-doused hotel project to go condo. It was just one month before Hurricane Katrina pounded New Orleans that...

August 11, 2010

Curtain wall is becoming an increasingly sophisticated building envelope system. A current and continuing trend, according to Kirt Osgood, vice president and principal of Dallas-based Curtain Wall Design and...

August 11, 2010

The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) improved for the second consecutive month this June, posting a 1.6 percent increase following declines over most of the past year.

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August 11, 2010

Fans visiting more than one of this season's four new professional football stadiums are more likely to feel, rather than see, something in common among the structures. Designs range from traditional to contemporary...

August 11, 2010

BE&K wins costs for old labor fight. In a ruling that affects the rights of employers to file lawsuits against labor unions, the U.S. Supreme Court last month found that filing a reasonably-based...

August 11, 2010

While some manufacturers have announced slight increases in facilities equipment pricing for 2009, the average cost of equipment is expected to remain flat in 2009, according to the 2009 Turner Logistics Equipment...

August 11, 2010

The daylighting system at Duo-Gard Industries' headquarters in Canton, Mich., is dominated by two pyramid skylights that flood the 20,000-sq.-ft. building with enough diffused daylight to eliminate the need for electric lights...

August 11, 2010

Oklahoma Spaceport

Burns Flat, Okla.

$900,000,000

Oklahoma City Bond Issue

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August 11, 2010

Australia dumps incandescent bulbs for compact fluorescents. Australians will have to swap their 87 million old-fashioned incandescent light bulbs for energy-efficient alternatives such as compact...

August 11, 2010