As part of an extensive renovation and expansion planned for the Hyatt Regency hotel’s lower levels, the design team, led by Gensler, is designing a geothermal system that will use the Chicago River to help cool the...

August 11, 2010

Kim Heartwell, director of RTKL's interior architecture studio in Washington, D.C., and Donald DeBord, Jr., a healthcare design specialist, have been elected to the...

August 11, 2010

Magnetic locking device provides an efficient solution for security, fire and life-safety needs. The device is ideal for retrofit and operates independently of any other door-locking device. The patented "rocking magnet"...

August 11, 2010

Ideal for climate-sensitive environments, this door never needs to be painted, and opens and closes at a rate of 48 inches per second. The composite rolling door has a soft bottom edge for maximum safety and vision panels...

August 11, 2010


         
     
When planning the MORE cupcake boutique in Chicago's Gold Coast, designers at David Woodhouse Architects LLC had only 550 sf in which to add the necessary ingredients to the specialty...


August 11, 2010

The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), faced with stagnant convention attendance, hopes to boost interest in the annual event by scheduling it earlier in the year beginning in 2003. CSI's new strategy...

August 11, 2010
  • Architecture Billings Index reports growth for every month of 2005. The American Institute of Architects reported that...

August 11, 2010

The University of Southern California Harlyne Norris Research Tower, designed by Lee, Burkhart, Liu of Marina del Rey, Calif., is the latest addition to the Norris Cancer Center within the Health and Sciences campus...

August 11, 2010