Web site from the U.S. distributor of the Pilkington Planar structural glass system offers applications and case studies of installations of the system, including the Rose Center in New York City and Imperial Bank Tower in...

August 11, 2010

Lighting ballasts provide the power behind the light, serving as both an inhibitor to limit the flow of current and as a conduit to supply the voltage and ignite the lamp.

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August 11, 2010

A 26-story, 297,000-sf condo tower planned for Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood, just steps from Michigan Avenue, will feature two distinct faces to meld with the surrounding streetscape. The north and south...

August 11, 2010

The University of Virginia in Charlottesville recently dedicated the Rouss and Robertson Halls, a 138,000-sf construction and renovation project designed by Hartman-Cox Architects of Washington, D.C., and built by...

August 11, 2010

Despite some market saturation — particularly in the Sun Belt — health-care, residential and commercial facilities designed for seniors are growing quickly and projected to grow. In fact, this year architecture,...

August 11, 2010

Based on the most recent results from a quarterly survey done by The Conference Board, the New York-based business research group, it can be said that the nation's chief executive officers (CEOs) aren't happy about...

August 11, 2010

While the turnout at this year's A/E/C Systems show, June 3-6 in Anaheim, Calif., was lighter than recent shows, what did appear were increasing signs that significant steps are being made with object-based modeling...

August 11, 2010

This has been a decidedly down year for office building construction activity, and prospects remain dim for any significant relief until late 2003. Vacancy rates should soon top out in most major metropolitan markets...

August 11, 2010

Providing a weather-tight seal around the frame of skylights, premolded polyurethane boot is weather-resistant, tear-resistant and flexible under temperatures ranging from -30 F to 150 F. The SkyBoot is 100 mil thick and 3/16...

August 11, 2010