Speed control is available in manual revolving doors that are easy to install. Featuring a new mechanical breakaway, the door wings can book-fold in accordance with established codes for emergency ingress and egress. Offered in...

August 11, 2010

Designed for applications up to 8 feet high, curtain-wall system features 2 1/2-in. sight lines and minimal mullion depths for aesthetic requirements. SW-400 is available with fixed or operable windows.

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August 11, 2010

Federation Towers, a mixed-use development planned for Moscow, Russia, includes twin towers (85 stories and 57 stories) rising from a common podium. Upon completion in 2007, the structure will be Europe's tallest...

August 11, 2010

This year's Professional Design-Build (D/B) Conference, sponsored by the Washington, D.C.-based Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), showcased both the accomplishments and challenges faced by D/B practitioners. While the...

August 11, 2010

Developers are building multifamily units currently at a 340,000-per-year pace, down from the peak of 400,000 units at the end of 2003. Construction spending for multifamily buildings continued to rise until last...

August 11, 2010

An arbitrator has ruled that the Los Angeles Unified School District must pay $17 million in disputed fees to the architect, McLarand Vasquez Emsiek & Partners, developer Kajima Urban Development and contractor...

August 11, 2010

Charlotte contracting giant J.A. Jones Inc. may not be reeling from the March bankruptcy of German parent Philipp Holzmann AG, but it is taking action. Reportedly in talks with another well-heeled German suitor, the...

August 11, 2010

Architecture firm Omniplan completed phase two construction of a 2,100-seat worship center for Watermark Community Church in Dallas. The expansion will accommodate worship services on an 11.5-acre campus where an...

August 11, 2010

World of Concrete is an annual trade show of interest to building designers and contractors. Featuring exhibits, seminars and demonstrations relating to concrete materials and construction methods, the event is a must-visit for...

August 11, 2010

Construction spending on education facilities rebounded to double-digit growth last fall, following a brief decline during the summer months. Education project starts increased 27.5% between the first and second...

August 11, 2010