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

Construction of the $2.7 billion Shams Abu Dhabi project, located on Reem Island, off the northeastern shore of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, will be managed by a joint venture of Hill International, Marlton...

August 11, 2010

Five new and expanded surface preparation products range from Max-Patch, which repairs any substrate up to 1/2 inch and sets in 30 to 45 minutes, to EZ Level, which is suitable for leveling large areas up to 11/2 inches and...

August 11, 2010

Construction spending on education projects picked up at the end of 2006 after an inflation-adjusted mid-year decline. This turnabout is forecast to continue into 2007-08.

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August 11, 2010

Marriott International Corp. recently broke ground on a $145 million, 471-room hotel in South Boston's Waterfront District near the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel is...

August 11, 2010

As crews near completion of the cleanup operation and concrete slurry wall stabilization at Ground Zero, progress is being made on plans to rebuild on the site of 7 World Trade Center, part of the World Trade Center...

August 11, 2010

Despite the sluggish economy, library construction spending increased 12.9% last year, according to a recent report by Library Journal, a sister publication of Building Design and Construction. Between July 2001 and...

August 11, 2010