Chicago Spire takes its show on the road to win over international buyers. Shelbourne Development, the developer of the Chicago Spire is almost midway through an elaborate international road show...

August 11, 2010

Green building 'wood debate’ rages on, this time in Portland. Oregon timber employers, unions, and leaders in the green building movement had a rare confrontation over how far Oregon should go in...

August 11, 2010

Armourcoat offers a range of decorative, interior plaster wall coverings for elegant, yet high-traffic spaces, such as retail stores, corporate offices, multifamily residential, and hospitality buildings. Plaster can...

August 11, 2010

After managing the design and construction of the Georgia Aquarium, Heery International, Atlanta, has been asked to get its feet wet again and manage the facility's $110 million, 84,000-sf expansion. The project,...

August 11, 2010

Architect Jeanne Gang's 83-story residential development, Aqua, broke ground this spring near Chicago's Grant Park. The $300 million, 1.9 million-sf project will be LEED Silver certified, and will include a hotel,...

August 11, 2010

The School District of Philadelphia has broken ground on its "School of the Future." Being built in partnership with Microsoft, the $46 million facility will aim to be the most technologically advanced school in the...

August 11, 2010

It's hard to believe that just two years ago the U.S. Green Building Council celebrated a milestone attendance record for its annual Greenbuild conference when it finally cracked the 10,000 mark in Denver. The 2008...

August 11, 2010

Aardex, a design, development, and construction firm based in Golden, Colo., has unveiled its plans to develop Signature Tower, a 410,000-sf LEED Platinum office structure in Centennial, Colo. The 15-story office...

August 11, 2010

A national code-consulting firm has introduced two new slide charts to save time in the building review, design and inspection process. The Height and Area Limitation Guide slide chart can be used to quickly verify construction...

August 11, 2010

Chicago's highly-successful streamlined permitting program for green projects recently got a speed boost when the city added a paperless application option.

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August 11, 2010