Using an adhesive liquid membrane over walls can help assure that expanded polystyrene board adheres and provides a watertight barrier against the elements. KeyCoat liquid membrane was used on a retrofit and addition to the...

August 11, 2010

The Plant Construction Co. of San Francisco and Olson Steel of San Leandro, Calif., topped out the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco's Yerba Buena cultural district in mid-...

August 11, 2010



The New England Regional Council of Carpenters headquarters in Dorchester, Mass., is taking shape within a 1940s industrial building. The Building Team of ADD Inc., RDK Engineers, Suffolk Construction,...

August 11, 2010

An American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)-sponsored assessment of the performance of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers and the Pentagon in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is continuing....

August 11, 2010

To protect a 15-ft.-tall fountain at the Burj Al Arab Arabian Towers Hotel, the owners elected to use Neogard's Pool-Guard waterproofing system. Below the two-story stepped fountain is a storage area that could be at risk of...

August 11, 2010

Manufactured by Spanish glassmaker Cricursa, Crisunid is a translucent glass that provides improved acoustical and visual privacy over standard float glass, yet permits daylight to pass. The unit is composed of two...

August 11, 2010

In BD&C's annual Giants report in July, the editors incorrectly stated that Kajima Construction Services had an equal share of revenue from government, university, and private-sector work. The firm derived 86% of...

August 11, 2010

Through reliable, secure Internet access, iLon 1000 lets building owners and facility managers monitor, adjust and reconfigure everyday building systems and devices from any location. Security systems can be controlled off site...

August 11, 2010

10,000th company joins USGBC. Earlier this month, FABMAC Homes of Hawaii became the 10,000th corporate member of the U.S. Green Building Council, the nonprofit organization that promulgates the LEED...

August 11, 2010

Philippe C. Dordai, principal, The Hillier Group, Princeton, N.J.

Timothy A. Dueck, director of mission-critical facilities,...

August 11, 2010