Radnor Middle School, a new $48 million complex in Wayne, Pa., is seeking LEED certification with a number of green features. The 195,000-sf, four-story building sports a vegetated roof, terrazzo floor with recycled...

August 11, 2010

• Adobe Systems Inc., San Jose, Calif., has launched a Photoshop CS3 Extended plug-in for the Google 3D Warehouse. The free plug-in enables users to query and download free 3D content from the Google 3D Warehouse,...

August 11, 2010

Contractors hired only 1,000 people in May, drawing from a pool of 647,000 unemployed construction workers and nearly 1.5 million unemployed men age 25 or younger. Only 142,000 new construction workers are expected...

August 11, 2010

Mergers and acquisitions.Austin Veum Robbins Parshalle (AVRP), a San Diego-based architecture firm, has acquired Siegel Diamond Architecture (SDA) of Los Angeles and established a...

August 11, 2010

Union Pacific Center

Omaha, Neb.

Erection of the structural steel frame by subcontractor Davis Erection Co...

August 11, 2010

The national office vacancy rate fell to 15.3% in the final quarter of 2006, according to Property & Portfolio Research. The vacancy rate declined 0.2% from the previous quarter and 1.1% from the same period a...

August 11, 2010

A variety of construction-management functions can be performed on the job site with coordination software and a personal digital assistant or PDA. One new product allows supervisors to complete employee timesheets, update...

August 11, 2010
  • New green Seattle City Hall is an energy hog. The $72 million facility, which opened two years ago, was designed with...

August 11, 2010

Almost $18 billion in construction work was completed on educational facilities through the first four months of 2001, an increase of 10.5 percent over the total for January through April 2000. This was twice the...

August 11, 2010