The Golden State Warriors, currently the team with the best record in the National Basketball Association, looks like it could finally get a new arena. And according the latest proposal being floated, that arena on 12 acres would be a centerpiece...

December 30, 2014

By mid-year 2014 approximately $2.3 billion of venture funding for digital health had been placed, surpassing the total investment made in all of 2013. This is yet another statistic that demonstrates an evolving healthcare ecosystem where reform...

December 30, 2014

As more students enter the school system each year,...

December 30, 2014

For commercial architects facing increasing pressure to design innovative structures while simultaneously cutting costs and accommodating tight deadlines, engineered wood systems are providing a welcome solution. With the capabilities to span...

December 30, 2014

Montreal-based MAADI Group recently designed a 151-foot-long, 6½-foot-wide pedestrian work bridge to connect platforms in the West Philippine Sea. Using high-strength aluminum for the bridge’s material, MAADI designed the bridge with lateral...

December 29, 2014

A major movie studio needed a new vault to protect its irreplaceable negatives for films released after 1982. The studio was against installing a fire-sprinkler system. But a consultant reminded the studio that an insurer would require some sort...

December 29, 2014

On any given day, the Dallas (Texas) County Jail adds between 300 and 350 inmates to its population of about 6,000. Among those new arrivals, at least half are ill, and about one in every six has some kind of mental illness. 

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December 29, 2014

Infection control, a constant worry for hospital administrators and clinical staffs, is heightened when the hospital is undergoing a major construction project. Avoiding contamination of their facilities and medical equipment while construction...

December 29, 2014

Consider the forlorn phone booth. About 8,000 of London’s famous red telephone boxes sit unused in warehouses, orphans of the digital age. But obsolescence is often the mother of adaptive reuse. In October, a startup called...

December 29, 2014

For the past three decades, the Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory (ESBL) at the University of Oregon has been focusing on how to reduce a building’s energy load while bringing more light into the interior.

This past April, ESBL and...

December 29, 2014