There has been a surge in construction spending for school buildings in 2007, thanks to above-average growth in state and local government tax collections. In 2008, however, spending is expected to slow to a growth...

August 11, 2010

The $90.5 million Frederic C. Hamilton addition to the Denver Art Museum, scheduled to open October 7, will add 146,000 sf to the museum, nearly doubling its size. That will make the Denver Art Museum the largest...

August 11, 2010

Whether it's reconstructing stained glass windows, creating historic chandeliers, making cast-iron lampposts or replacing a bronze railing, craftsmen work with bronze, aluminum and iron, designing, engineering and manufacturing...

August 11, 2010

If you're heading to Boston in November for Greenbuild, make sure to stop by Building Design+ Construction's “High-Performance School of the Future, Today” demonstration project.

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August 11, 2010


          
       
The nation's oldest service academy, West Point, has opened a state-of-the-art library and learning center on the United States Military Academy's fabled Hudson Valley campus in...


August 11, 2010

Constructed using a combination of 8-in.-sq. and triangle-shaped acrylic blocks, windows are applicable to residential, commercial and institutional buildings. Offered in a variety of colors, the diamond-shaped windows present...

August 11, 2010

In an effort to attract students and better serve their culinary tastes, universities around the country are asking building teams to create food courts, cafés and other alternatives to the classic cafeteria and the...

August 11, 2010

The Pritzker Architectural Prize for 2006 has been awarded to Paulo Mendes da Rocha, a Brazilian whose six-decades-long career includes a private practice, a teaching position at the University of São Paulo, and a...

August 11, 2010
  • Wisconsin mandates that all state buildings be green. Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle recently signed an executive order...

August 11, 2010

The new $165.2 million home to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 7 will feature 1,142 parking spaces, a vehicle repair shop and warehouse space. The design-builder is...

August 11, 2010