The ninth — and largest — addition to the U.S. Capital in Washington, D.C., is more than 40% complete, with part of it on track to provide a platform for the presidential inauguration ceremony in January....

August 11, 2010

Handheld devices, such as palm pilots, pocket PCs, digital cameras, and smart phones, are making the construction industry more portable by enabling data to be accessed from outside the office. These same devices...

August 11, 2010

Here are the results from our March BDCnetwork.com poll, which asked BD&C readers:

Which technology will have the...

August 11, 2010

The 701 illuminator generates about 7,000 lumens through 10 feet of stranded or large core fiber. Designed for both sidelight and endlight applications, the illuminator is suited for accent and downlighting applications. The...

August 11, 2010

The hotel market continues to be the fastest growing commercial building segment, but construction spending is slowing. The 66% annual growth rate seen at the end of December is expected to slow to an expected 31%...

August 11, 2010

Enron fallout will hike Houston vacancies. The problems of fallen energy giant Enron will reverberate through the Houston office market. Enron was scheduled to completely occupy a new 40-story...

August 11, 2010

The University of Chicago announced that New York architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien have won the commission for a $100 million creative and performing arts center, beating out other finalists including Daniel...

August 11, 2010

Prefabricated glass-block windows manufactured to withstand extreme temperatures are produced ready to install in commercial buildings. Aluminum muntins and frames that use a polyurethane resin act as a thermal break between...

August 11, 2010

Because the former Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles was rendered structurally unsafe by the 1994 Northridge earthquake, a new facility is under construction. As the project progresses, exterior...

August 11, 2010

Construction steel prices jumped 6% for reinforcing bars, 10% for plate and 22% for structural beams over the last nine months. This was caused by an unusual convergence of soaring user demand in China, the end of...

August 11, 2010