The wood lobby is pushing Canadian provinces to pass “wood first” legislation specifying wood-framed structures as the default for mid-rise public works projects where warranted, according to Reed Construction Data.

Concrete and steel...

March 18, 2014

Skyline Windows LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Tom Ruchalski, 60, as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.

In his new role at Skyline, Ruchalski is responsible for the overall cash management and financial position of the...

March 18, 2014

When the Gretna (La.) Police Department advertised a construction bid for a new headquarters, they priced the project at approximately $4.5 million.

F.H. Meyer Construction Co. and Trimark Construction LLC. both submitted low bids of $4,...

March 17, 2014

OMA's Rem Koolhaas recently sat down with the WorldPost to discuss urbanization trends in China.

He addressed China's...

March 17, 2014

The first visitor center we designed was the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center for the Everglades National Park in 1993. 

I remember it well for a variety of reasons, not the least of which was the ongoing dialogue we had with our retail...

March 13, 2014

The Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Policy Alliance, reportedly a special interest front group run by a lobbying firm, has launched a campaign to make the claim that LEED-...

March 13, 2014

In a nine to six vote, the North Carolina State Building Code Council on March 11 approved moving the commercial building code (except for the electrical code) to a six-year cycle for updating instead of a three-year cycle. The electrical code...

March 13, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is requiring those who submit comments on the silica rule to disclose their funding sources for their scientific research to avoid conflict of interest. “The chilling effect the financial...

March 13, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency published a new rule this month that will require the construction, housing, and utility sectors to carry out "best management practices" in order to prevent erosion and harmful stormwater discharges at...

March 13, 2014

DC Tower 1, the tallest tower in Vienna, Austria, is now open. Designed by Dominique Perrault, this tower is one of two; the second is still under construction. ...

March 13, 2014