After a yearlong search, Cleveland Museum of Natural History trustees have chosen Fentress Bradburn Architects, a Denver firm known for its airports and museums (notably the National Museum of the Marine Corps,...

August 11, 2010

Following 23 consecutive months of job growth, during which the construction industry added 491,000 jobs (including 43,900 jobs in the nonresidential market), construction employment declined in December, losing 9,...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010

The U.S. Department of Energy wants the nation's hospitals to improve energy efficiency by 20% at existing facilities and make new hospitals 30% more efficient than before. The DOE's EnergySmart Hospitals Initiative...

August 11, 2010

Scheduled to break ground this spring in the Pittsburgh cultural district, the 80,000-sf, $35.9 million August Wilson Center for African American Culture will present performing arts, visual arts, and education...

August 11, 2010

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held recently for the Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center, a $171 million facility on the University of California, San Diego Medical Center campus. The 128,000-sf facility will...

August 11, 2010

Construction has commenced on a 166-unit mixed-income apartment community for low-wage workers in Southern California’s Inland Empire. Designed by Irvine, Calif.-based KTGY Group, the 10.5-acre Villaggio at Route 66...

August 11, 2010

Voltage drop, fault current and conduit fill are just a few of the everyday electrical calculations possible with this free Windows-based software available to all engineers, designers, contractors, electricians, plan checkers...

August 11, 2010

Economic recovery appeared to be in the process of stalling out at mid-year. According to estimates from the Commerce Department, gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annualized rate of just 1.1% during the...

August 11, 2010

In the fast-track world of today's construction industry, hurried owners are finding less appeal with slow, sequentially staged projects.When an owner has to hire a designer, wait for a fully completed design, then...

August 11, 2010