Ron Klemencic is chairman of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, as well as president of Seattle-based structural engineer Skilling Ward Magnusson Barkshire. Like almost everyone else, he experienced...

August 11, 2010

Construction work has commenced on The Dalton, the first condo project in Pasadena, Calif., to incorporate a large-scale public art project into its design. The four-story mixed-use development includes 55 opulent...

August 11, 2010

Lodging construction spending increased at a 95% annual pace through April, with construction spending forecast to rise 28% through 2006 and an additional 12% in 2007. Also in April, job site spending was 22.6%...

August 11, 2010

More than two decades in the making, the Edward R. Roybal Learning Center finally opened on September 3 with more than 2,600 high school students attending classes on the 25-acre campus in downtown Los Angeles for...

August 11, 2010

The first aloft hotel in the U.S. opened in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., as part of HavenPark, a $60 million mixed-use development currently being developed by The Hileman Co., Los Angeles. The aloft brand is the...

August 11, 2010
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August 11, 2010

Vivian Loftness, FAIA, is University Professor at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Architecture (which she headed from 1994 to 2004) and senior researcher in CMU's Center for Building Performance and...

August 11, 2010

Green is now more than just the color of the uniform for the U.S. Army. A 43,000-sq.-ft. mission-critical communications facility under construction at Fort Gordon, Ga., is one of the Army's first projects to...

August 11, 2010

Two clarifications concerning stories that appeared in the September issue:

Leo A. Daly was design architect, and Welles Pugsley Architects was the architect of record...

August 11, 2010

A European planned community, a neighborhood centered around a downtown ballpark, and several mixed-use neighborhoods were among the 15 Charter Award recipients honored recently by the Congress for the New Urbanism,...

August 11, 2010