Multifunctional power-door operator can be field-adjusted to automatically open or assist doors. In low-energy mode, the device cycles the door opening according to four adjustments: delay time, opening angle, opening time/...

August 11, 2010

Information on every possible color and texture variation of precast concrete is now at the fingertips of building team members from any Web browser. The electronic version of the Architectural Precast Concrete Color &...

August 11, 2010

Rosemont, Ill.-based McShane Construction has completed construction of the Desert Parks Community Center. The new facility serves the residents of DC Ranch, a nationally acclaimed residential community located in...

August 11, 2010

The first quarter of 2002 saw further increases in metropolitan office vacancies throughout most of the U.S., according to the most recent survey by commercial brokerage and research firm CB Richard Ellis, Los...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010

Portola Valley, a town of 4,500 in San Mateo County, Calif., has a new town center. Siegel & Strain Architects, with Goring & Straja Architects, both of Emeryville, designed a multipurpose center on the 11-...

August 11, 2010

A/E/C firms interested in federal contracting can identify, qualify and manage government project leads online. The Web site includes a database of potential subcontractors, history of each contract and features to help...

August 11, 2010

There has been a surge in construction spending for school buildings in 2007, thanks to above-average growth in state and local government tax collections. In 2008, however, spending is expected to slow to a growth...

August 11, 2010

The $90.5 million Frederic C. Hamilton addition to the Denver Art Museum, scheduled to open October 7, will add 146,000 sf to the museum, nearly doubling its size. That will make the Denver Art Museum the largest...

August 11, 2010

Whether it's reconstructing stained glass windows, creating historic chandeliers, making cast-iron lampposts or replacing a bronze railing, craftsmen work with bronze, aluminum and iron, designing, engineering and manufacturing...

August 11, 2010