The New England Regional Council of Carpenters headquarters in Dorchester, Mass., is taking shape within a 1940s industrial building. The Building Team of ADD Inc., RDK Engineers, Suffolk Construction,...

August 11, 2010

An American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)-sponsored assessment of the performance of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers and the Pentagon in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is continuing....

August 11, 2010

To protect a 15-ft.-tall fountain at the Burj Al Arab Arabian Towers Hotel, the owners elected to use Neogard's Pool-Guard waterproofing system. Below the two-story stepped fountain is a storage area that could be at risk of...

August 11, 2010

Manufactured by Spanish glassmaker Cricursa, Crisunid is a translucent glass that provides improved acoustical and visual privacy over standard float glass, yet permits daylight to pass. The unit is composed of two...

August 11, 2010

In BD&C's annual Giants report in July, the editors incorrectly stated that Kajima Construction Services had an equal share of revenue from government, university, and private-sector work. The firm derived 86% of...

August 11, 2010

Through reliable, secure Internet access, iLon 1000 lets building owners and facility managers monitor, adjust and reconfigure everyday building systems and devices from any location. Security systems can be controlled off site...

August 11, 2010

10,000th company joins USGBC. Earlier this month, FABMAC Homes of Hawaii became the 10,000th corporate member of the U.S. Green Building Council, the nonprofit organization that promulgates the LEED...

August 11, 2010

Philippe C. Dordai, principal, The Hillier Group, Princeton, N.J.

Timothy A. Dueck, director of mission-critical facilities,...

August 11, 2010

The construction materials price index fell 3.2% in November. This was a larger decline than the 2.2% reported for the whole economy. November prices were still 5.0% above a year earlier but further—although smaller...

August 11, 2010

The first phase of Domain, a $100 million luxury fashion and restaurant development in Austin, Texas, was completed in March. The Beck Group, Dallas, built 400,000 sf of the 700,000-sf project, which is part of a...

August 11, 2010