Healthcare construction spending jumped to a $34 billion annual pace during the spring after being stalled in the $29–31 billion range for nearly two years. While about half of the recent rise was materials cost...

August 11, 2010

Architect Frank Gehry is part of a small group of real estate investors that submitted a bid last month to acquire Chicago's landmark Inland Steel Building.

The group'...

August 11, 2010

A line of cast-stone architectural products, MeltonStone exhibits the maturing characteristics of natural stone. Made of natural stone aggregates, sand and cement, the product is ideal for balustrades, columns, window features...

August 11, 2010

Adrian Smith of the Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill left the firm earlier this month to start his own architectural practice. Smith, designer of Chicago’s...

August 11, 2010

Nashville, Tenn.-based architect Gresham, Smith and Partners has unveiled its wild design for the Theatre Putuo Zhoushan Opera House, to be constructed on an engineered peninsula in the Zhejiang Province, southeast...

August 11, 2010

Mergers and acquisitions. Phoenix-based A/E/CM Durrant has acquired the operating assets of Honolulu-based architectural/project management firm Media Five Limited.

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August 11, 2010

Light-intercepting transfer device installs into the dome ring of a tubular skylight to increase the surface area available to reflect sunlight. The device can increase light performance by up to 100 percent when the sun is low...

August 11, 2010

Cables will be a prominent feature of the building that is to be constructed on the World Trade Center site in New York City. Freedom Tower will mark the first use at the top of a high-rise building of cables that...

August 11, 2010

Cleveland-based Donley's Inc. was selected for the expansion and renovation project for the Cleveland Institute of Music. The design/build and general contracting firm will complete a $20 million, 36,000-sf addition...

August 11, 2010