A national code-consulting firm has introduced two new slide charts to save time in the building review, design and inspection process. The Height and Area Limitation Guide slide chart can be used to quickly verify construction...

August 11, 2010

Chicago's highly-successful streamlined permitting program for green projects recently got a speed boost when the city added a paperless application option.

Under...

August 11, 2010

The VT-480/16 is a 16-port digital video recorder that records up to 480 images per second spread across 16 cameras. The DVR is equipped with an on-board hard drive that provides weeks, and even months, of recording...

August 11, 2010

Locking device is a self-contained egress system that features a door adjustment wheel to simplify setting door movement to trigger a delay cycle. The ball-type actuator tolerates door sag or misalignment, and operates a...

August 11, 2010

Lutron’s EcoSystem saves energy in buildings by controlling lighting. Composed of digital dimming ballasts, controls, and environmental sensors, EcoSystem can contribute to 20 LEED-NC and 12.5 LEED-CI points....

August 11, 2010

Harley-Davidson has set the design for its $95 million museum planned for Milwaukee. The move caps off more than a year of design work between city planners and Harley's team of Pentagram (design architect) in New York and...

August 11, 2010

Despite its reputation as a fog-shrouded city, San Francisco is acting to tap solar energy. It is the first U.S. city to approve issuance of bonds to finance renewable energy systems. Frustrated by a series of...

August 11, 2010
  • AIA reports largest increase since 1998 in September index. Billings at U.S. architecture firms made their largest...

August 11, 2010

Construction of the $2.7 billion Shams Abu Dhabi project, located on Reem Island, off the northeastern shore of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, will be managed by a joint venture of Hill International, Marlton...

August 11, 2010

Five new and expanded surface preparation products range from Max-Patch, which repairs any substrate up to 1/2 inch and sets in 30 to 45 minutes, to EZ Level, which is suitable for leveling large areas up to 11/2 inches and...

August 11, 2010