An emergency light features a laser option to direct occupants to exits during power outages and in dense smoke. Designed for classrooms, dormitories, hospitals, nursing homes, apartments, condominiums, hotels and office...

August 11, 2010

Shuttered after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, San Francisco's Main Library was reincarnated March 20 as the new home of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. The $160.5 million renovation of the 1917 Beaux Arts...

August 11, 2010

Last year was emphatically a down year for hotel construction, and indicators point to a continuation of this sector's woes throughout 2002.

However, it could be worse...

August 11, 2010

Much water has flowed under the bridge since building owners in downtown Chicago suffered one of the odder urban calamities of the last century. Last month marked the little-noted 10th anniversary of the Great...

August 11, 2010

The Simon-Williamson Clinic recently broke ground on a new clinic site in Birmingham, Ala. The 100,000-sf medical office building will be located on the campus of Princeton Baptist Hospital. Specialties offered at...

August 11, 2010

Gilbane Building Co., Providence, R.I., was selected as construction manager for the new headquarters of Manpower, a Fortune 200 company, on the banks of the Milwaukee River. The four-story, 280,000-sf facility will...

August 11, 2010

Solar flare

Compiled by the American Society of Solar Energy, this "fact base" serves as a resource of technical information and market data on solar energy technologies, including...

August 11, 2010

A unique collection of glazed porcelain tiles from Italy includes four color-glazed porcelain tiles and three different presses with up to 14 different glazes per tile. Available in white, golden, walnut and gray, the tiles are...

August 11, 2010



Temecula, Calif.-based EDGE was awarded the contract for California State University San Bernardino's health center renovation and expansion. The two-phase, $4 million project was designed by RSK...

August 11, 2010

Destination design firm Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo, Honolulu, has unveiled the design for Panama City Center, a contemporary mixed-use project in Panama City, Panama. The project consists of two towers that...

August 11, 2010