The advent of the elevator within multi-story buildings helped to relegate stairs from highly visible locations to confined stairwells tucked away and hidden from view.  While the International Building Code requires that interior exit...

August 25, 2014

About one out of every three construction projects is behind schedule or over budget, according to the Construction Industry Institute's Assessment of Owner Project Management Practices and Performance survey. 

Facing these odds, how...

August 25, 2014

As hospitals evolve, service lines expand and contract, new technologies are embraced, building codes change, and new state-of-the-art specialty centers are needed. Existing hospital spaces must be repurposed to meet these ever-changing needs....

August 22, 2014

The award-winning British architect Zaha Hadid has filed a defamation lawsuit against architecture critic Martin Filler over alleged defamatory statements in a recent...

August 22, 2014

Mark Domino, the son-in-law of developer Douglas Durst, has developed an app, called Spireworks, that allows anyone with a smartphone to change the color of a building's lights. 

Durst installed the corresponding technology on two...

August 22, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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August 21, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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August 21, 2014

The Commerce Department data released on August 19 suggests that, looking at a rolling 12-month total of multifamily starts without any seasonal...

August 21, 2014

Major building industry groups the International Code Council (ICC), ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES), and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) have agreed to...

August 21, 2014