Aggressive water-conservation efforts and industry interest in sustainable design continue to push manufacturers to develop even more environmentally sensitive plumbing fixtures. Perhaps the most extreme example is the...

August 11, 2010

A photo caption in the February feature on nursing station design ("Nursing Stations for the 21st Century," p. 24) named SmithGroup as the designer of the new intensive care unit at Saint John's Health Center in...

August 11, 2010

A new $35 million medical library is currently under construction at the developing Fitzsimons campus and Health Sciences Center at the University of Colorado, Denver. The 227-acre campus, located in Aurora, is one...

August 11, 2010

Planned on a brownfield industrial site that is a major migratory route for birds, the 29,000-sf Ford Calumet Environmental Center will be wrapped with a screen made from reclaimed steel rebar designed to keep birds...

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Sound-absorbing wall carpet of 100 percent wool offers a tranquil solution to sound invasiveness in several shades, such as seagrass, pearl, corn and sisal. Carpet is ideal for high-traffic areas such as galleries, clubs and...

August 11, 2010

This high-output, energy-efficient T5 linear-fluorescent lamp has increased flexibility, especially in tight spaces and low-profile applications. With an 85 color-rendering index and slim design, the T5 Starcoat is ideal for a...

August 11, 2010

Leopardo Construction, Chicago, has been awarded the general contract for the construction of an 80-story, 900,000-sf mixed-use condo/retail tower on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue. When completed in 2010, Park Michigan...

August 11, 2010

Executive Order 13423, signed by President Bush in late January, consolidates a number of “EOs” on the environment put into effect by Mr. Bush's predecessor in the White House.

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August 11, 2010