Building Design+Construction has received the Boger Special Reports Award from the Construction Writers Association for its 2008 White Paper, "Green Buildings + Climate Change."

...
August 11, 2010

The 50,000-sf Springfield (Pa.) Literacy Center was designed with several goals in mind: to immerse students in reading, instruction, and the act of learning, and to evoke a connection to nature as a way to inform,...

August 11, 2010

The outlook for office development, which quickly deteriorated in late 2008, will continue to worsen through early 2010. Improvements, however, are expected later in 2010, although the sector will still remain...

August 11, 2010

The last three years have been good ones for the health sector. This year started out somewhat slowly, but construction activity picked up later in the year, and there are plenty of reasons to believe that growth...

August 11, 2010

One of the oldest means of cooling buildings is certainly evaporative cooling. In the 19th-century American Southwest, for example, small structures were cooled by means of wood towers as high...

August 11, 2010

A 138-acre contaminated steel mill site in Atlanta's Midtown area has been converted into a new retail/residential/office community in one of the largest urban brownfield redevelopments in the U.S.

...
August 11, 2010

Design is under way for 2000 Wilson Blvd., a 226,000-sf multifamily residential community that will incorporate 141 condo units and 35,000 sf of street-level retail, plazas, and outdoor dining areas. Washington, D.C...

August 11, 2010

The credit freeze recession dropped the value of private commercial construction starts 44% from September to October, but public and institutional construction starts declined only 9%, according to BD+C ....

August 11, 2010

Builders completed more than $62 billion worth of U.S. educational facilities during 2001, an increase of 13 percent over the total for 2000. This growth was identical to the growth rate recorded between 1999 and...

August 11, 2010

Laurin McCracken, AIA, MCR, joined Carter & Burgess as chief marketing officer. A member of this magazine's Editorial Advisory Board, McCracken is a registered architect, planner...

August 11, 2010