Ground was broken May 31 on the north wing addition to the Art Institute of Chicago, located on the lakefront campus of the museum and school, adjacent to Millennium Park.

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August 11, 2010

Talk about “green” on a grand scale.

In August, General Motors officially opened its massive, LEED Gold-rated Lansing (Mich.) Delta Township Assembly Plant. The $1.5...

August 11, 2010

The 200,000-sf, $72 million Tower II office building is scheduled to begin construction in Rockville, Md., this winter. Planned to be the world's largest commercial application of ancient Vedic architecture, the...

August 11, 2010

Architecture's role in the revival of cities was a focus of the 2001 American Institute of Architects convention. Two speakers capitalized on the meeting's Denver location by referring to completed or planned Denver...

August 11, 2010

The Clinton Climate Initiative has teamed up with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wal-Mart, and 25 green product manufacturers to help further the goal of making green products more affordable and accessible to...

August 11, 2010

Leo A. Daly III, president of A/E Leo A. Daly of Omaha, Neb., recently presented a model of the new Pope John Paul II Cultural Center to the pope himself during a private meeting in Vatican City in Rome, Italy. The center is...

August 11, 2010

Construction was recently completed for the privately funded $13 million Richmond Center for Visual Arts at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. Designed by SmithGroup, the 44,000-sf facility includes specialized...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010

The Idaho-based Lean Construction Institute (LCI), a nonprofit corporation, was founded in 1997 to research and disseminate knowledge about the management of production in design, engineering and construction. LCI offers levels...

August 11, 2010

ArGeTon terra cotta bricks are part of Wienerberger’s Terca line of façade bricks. The bricks consist of two individual panels of fired clay with the top, bottom, and drip notches combined with connectors to create...

August 11, 2010