The American Institute of Architects has selected Michael Graves to receive its 2001 Gold Medal award, which recognizes an individual whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on the theory and practice of...

August 11, 2010

Wymondham College, in South Norfolk, England, is expanding, and one of the boarding school's biggest projects is a new Sixth Form residence hall. Designed by LSI Architects, London, the contemporary building features...

August 11, 2010

For about as long as most people in the A/E/C industry have been depending on mini-computers to do back-office processing, the machines have been powered by some version of the Unix operating system. As these...

August 11, 2010

The picture-frame pattern of the blue-green glass curtain wall combined with light-colored granite provides the simple yet elegant edifice architect Jack Yardley of Dallas-based HKS Inc. intended for the new, 30-story, 1...

August 11, 2010

Bank gives favorable terms to 'green' building projects. The newly created New Resource Bank, San Francisco, now offers lower interest rates and more generous loan terms to developers and owners who invest in 'green' building...

August 11, 2010

Commercial, industrial & institutional (CII) construction spending
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August 11, 2010

Mergers and acquisitions

Severud Associates Consulting Engineers and Weiskopf & Pickworth Consulting Engineers, both of New York City, have merged...

August 11, 2010

Early this year, the steep price rises for construction materials used in nonresidential buildings hit contractors even as market activity (net of inflation) was declining slightly. The usual price surge that...

August 11, 2010

Design not a prediction

Regarding your editorial ("Pushback on green technology," Sept.), ASHRAE 90.1-1999 reads (p. 55): "Informative Note: The energy cost budget and...

August 11, 2010

SB Architects, San Francisco, has promoted Bruce A. Wright, AIA, and Mark S. Sopp, LEED AP, to vice president.

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August 11, 2010