The Brooklyn Academy of Music, America's oldest performing arts center in continuous use, has unveiled a dramatic 132-foot-long, undulating glass entrance canopy, the final piece of a five-year exterior restoration...

August 11, 2010

Just weeks after Steve Wynn opened his $2.7 billion Wynn Las Vegas, construction crews are preparing to break ground on another super-development. MGM Mirage's Project CityCenter is being dubbed as a city within a...

August 11, 2010

Building-code developments are not typically exciting news, but drama has been injected into this normally prosaic topic as two groups vie for the favor of code officials.

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August 11, 2010

Visitors have a unique way of entering the Orlando Science Center-through a 200-ft.-long pedestrian spaceframe walkway. The glass is suspended within the double-helix structure. Structural components for the Starwalk system...

August 11, 2010

An emergency light features a laser option to direct occupants to exits during power outages and in dense smoke. Designed for classrooms, dormitories, hospitals, nursing homes, apartments, condominiums, hotels and office...

August 11, 2010

Shuttered after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, San Francisco's Main Library was reincarnated March 20 as the new home of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. The $160.5 million renovation of the 1917 Beaux Arts...

August 11, 2010

Last year was emphatically a down year for hotel construction, and indicators point to a continuation of this sector's woes throughout 2002.

However, it could be worse...

August 11, 2010

Much water has flowed under the bridge since building owners in downtown Chicago suffered one of the odder urban calamities of the last century. Last month marked the little-noted 10th anniversary of the Great...

August 11, 2010

The Simon-Williamson Clinic recently broke ground on a new clinic site in Birmingham, Ala. The 100,000-sf medical office building will be located on the campus of Princeton Baptist Hospital. Specialties offered at...

August 11, 2010

Gilbane Building Co., Providence, R.I., was selected as construction manager for the new headquarters of Manpower, a Fortune 200 company, on the banks of the Milwaukee River. The four-story, 280,000-sf facility will...

August 11, 2010