· HP, Autodesk, NVIDIA team up to offer bundled 3D design package. The technology package options include an HP xw4600 Workstation, a NVIDIA Quadro graphics card, and a license of AutoCAD 2009...

August 11, 2010

In his design for the Japanese American Museum in Los Angeles, Gyo Obata-design principal of Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum, St. Louis-specified four different thicknesses of monolithic and laminated glass for the curtain wall...

August 11, 2010

With the development of software programs like DOE-2 and EnergyPlus, it's never been easier for Building Teams to evaluate potential energy saving measures for a building project.

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August 11, 2010

Niles Bolton Associates recently celebrated the opening of the $20 million Howard School in West Midtown Atlanta. The private K-12 school, which the firm designed, serves students with learning disabilities, such as...

August 11, 2010

Office construction spending growth has barely kept ahead of materials and labor inflation since office construction stopped declining two years ago. Several short bursts of spending have proven to be false signals...

August 11, 2010

Given Lincoln, Calif.'s long history as a farming community, it was only fitting that the design of its new elementary school evoke the community's historic agricultural structures, including fruit sheds and farm...

August 11, 2010

Moisture Control: Envelope Strategies and Techniques for Protecting Building Value

Among all the challenges plaguing buildings in the U.S., moisture-related problems are at the top of...

August 11, 2010

The coming year is expected to be a strong one for the AEC industry, with firms working in the healthcare and higher education sectors primed for a particularly good 2006, according to consultant ZweigWhite. The firm...

August 11, 2010

Cutting-edge technology meets Mother Nature in the Waukesha Memorial Hospital cafeteria in Wisconsin. Three colors of earth-friendly GenuWood II vinyl-bonded hardwood flooring are used to create a patterned floor that is both...

August 11, 2010