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

The VT-480/16 is a 16-port digital video recorder that records up to 480 images per second spread across 16 cameras. The DVR is equipped with an on-board hard drive that provides weeks, and even months, of recording...

August 11, 2010

Locking device is a self-contained egress system that features a door adjustment wheel to simplify setting door movement to trigger a delay cycle. The ball-type actuator tolerates door sag or misalignment, and operates a...

August 11, 2010

Lutron’s EcoSystem saves energy in buildings by controlling lighting. Composed of digital dimming ballasts, controls, and environmental sensors, EcoSystem can contribute to 20 LEED-NC and 12.5 LEED-CI points....

August 11, 2010

Harley-Davidson has set the design for its $95 million museum planned for Milwaukee. The move caps off more than a year of design work between city planners and Harley's team of Pentagram (design architect) in New York and...

August 11, 2010

Despite its reputation as a fog-shrouded city, San Francisco is acting to tap solar energy. It is the first U.S. city to approve issuance of bonds to finance renewable energy systems. Frustrated by a series of...

August 11, 2010
  • AIA reports largest increase since 1998 in September index. Billings at U.S. architecture firms made their largest...

August 11, 2010