• AGC and ABC will fight EPA's stormwater runoff regulations. In a joint effort, Associated General Contractors (AGC) and Associated Builders & Contractors (...

August 11, 2010

Spending for educational facilities has declined 3.8% since last October after several years of double-digit increases. Most state and local governments have had to make substantial spending cuts to balance their...

August 11, 2010

The new Costco distribution center in Mira Loma, Calif., incorporates the same daylighting strategy as Costco's retail stores. Designed with 1,050 5-by-6-ft. skylights and 1,640 metal-halide luminaires that adjust to the amount...

August 11, 2010

Ivana Trump and Australian developer Victor Altomare are developing an 80-story, 923-foot-tall condominium and retail tower on Las Vegas Boulevard, called Ivana Las Vegas. Scheduled to be complete in 2008, the mixed-...

August 11, 2010

Job-site supervisors can quickly generate and manage daily field reports by, among other things, eliminating the need to re-enter repetitive information with new report management software. Superintendent's Report Manager...

August 11, 2010

Washington, D.C.-based WDG Architecture has completed the design of Columbia Center, a new mixed-use project located in Arlington, Va. The 480,000-sf development is the first to follow the Columbia Pike form-based...

August 11, 2010
  • Katrina-doused hotel project to go condo. It was just one month before Hurricane Katrina pounded New Orleans that...

August 11, 2010

Curtain wall is becoming an increasingly sophisticated building envelope system. A current and continuing trend, according to Kirt Osgood, vice president and principal of Dallas-based Curtain Wall Design and...

August 11, 2010

The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) improved for the second consecutive month this June, posting a 1.6 percent increase following declines over most of the past year.

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August 11, 2010

Fans visiting more than one of this season's four new professional football stadiums are more likely to feel, rather than see, something in common among the structures. Designs range from traditional to contemporary...

August 11, 2010