Enron fallout will hike Houston vacancies. The problems of fallen energy giant Enron will reverberate through the Houston office market. Enron was scheduled to completely occupy a new 40-story...

August 11, 2010

The University of Chicago announced that New York architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien have won the commission for a $100 million creative and performing arts center, beating out other finalists including Daniel...

August 11, 2010

Prefabricated glass-block windows manufactured to withstand extreme temperatures are produced ready to install in commercial buildings. Aluminum muntins and frames that use a polyurethane resin act as a thermal break between...

August 11, 2010

Because the former Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles was rendered structurally unsafe by the 1994 Northridge earthquake, a new facility is under construction. As the project progresses, exterior...

August 11, 2010

Construction steel prices jumped 6% for reinforcing bars, 10% for plate and 22% for structural beams over the last nine months. This was caused by an unusual convergence of soaring user demand in China, the end of...

August 11, 2010

Incorporating old school features such as an aged brick warehouse and rooftop bleacher seating, the first pitches were thrown in San Diego's PETCO Park and Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park last month, as the 2004...

August 11, 2010

He has won the Pritzker Architecture Prize and the Presidential National Medal of the Arts. His 1966 book, Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture, and 1972's Learning from Las Vegas (with Denise Scott Brown and...

August 11, 2010

Bullnose coping for parapets is actually made of aluminum but can be coated to resemble masonry. The benefits of the selection include shop-mitered corners, ease of installation and low cost-as well as a symmetrical locator...

August 11, 2010

Building team members can now access industry news, product information, cost data, project leads and building codes via any Web-enabled cell phone with the Buildingteam Wireless Web portal service.

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August 11, 2010

The Barrier Island Sanctuary Management & Education Center in Melbourne Beach, Fla., will be built just three miles from the Sebastian Inlet. VOA Associates Inc., the project's design architect, created plans...

August 11, 2010