Healthcare construction spending will continue the steady, double-digit growth it's experienced since early 2003. Spending is forecast to rise 14% this year and 13% in 2007. However, trends for the three healthcare...

August 11, 2010

To develop unique residential properties reminiscent of turn-of-the-century warehouses from cast-in-place beams and slabs, general contractor C.F. Jordan studied the use of several shoring and forming systems. According to...

August 11, 2010

Ensuring that a building design is code-compliant can be a complicated task for architects. Whether this involves understanding the codes, tracking code updates or checking designs against the code, dealing with...

August 11, 2010

Stainless-steel door activation switches help deter corrosion. A variety of designs and installation options suit a variety of applications, including freestanding radio-controlled switch stations.

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August 11, 2010

Acoustic door system incorporates sound-deadening devices with security features. Noises are blocked around the door perimeter by a silicone door gasket and spring-loaded automatic bottom sweep. The systems are available as...

August 11, 2010

A 93,000-sf, $45 million Library and Resource Center broke ground in Fontana, Calif. The two-story facility will house a collection of more than 141,000 books and publications, 7,500 reference items, 143 media...

August 11, 2010

• Chicago-based Lucien Lagrange Architects announced four promotions: Tim Hill, James Kemper, Alfredo Marr, and Heather Weed were...

August 11, 2010

Mackenzie Keck Inc. , a Hackettstown, N.J.-based general contractor, construction manager, and consultant specializing in upscale retail projects, has acquired green building consulting firm...

August 11, 2010

Firm Announcements

Philadelphia-based architect/engineer Kling Lindquist has opened an office in Raleigh, N.C. The firm has also changed its name to Kling...

August 11, 2010

• BIM solutions and construction information provider Reed Construction Data will provide Autodesk with nearly 1,200 high-quality, parametric BIM objects, representing 17,000 product configurations, for the Autodesk...

August 11, 2010