Design condos in the United Arab Emirates? Piece of cake. Residential towers in China? Easy. But build condos in Moscow? That's another story, as Friedrich “Friedl” Böhm knows all to well.

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August 11, 2010

The installation of vegetated roofs in North America increased by 30% between 2006 and '07, according to the third annual Green Roof Market Industry Survey. The Green Roofs for Healthy Cities nonprofit organization...

August 11, 2010

British Secretary of State John Prescott last month ended months of public inquiry, giving his approval to the new 42-story Heron Tower, designed by the London office of architect Kohn Pedersen Fox Assoc., New York...

August 11, 2010

After a surge last spring, spending on office construction fell in the second half of 2004 but should advance 11% this year and 18% in 2006, due to a strengthening economy. The weak office market caused an unexpected...

August 11, 2010

Cost comparisons per square foot in select metro markets...

August 11, 2010

Inflation in U.S. construction markets reached nearly 4 percent again during 2000, driven higher primarily by the increased costs of skilled labor and energy. Materials prices were held in check last year with average...

August 11, 2010

New Haven, Conn.-based Cesar Pelli & Associates is the design architect and Irvine, Calif.-based McLarand Vasquez Emsiek & Partners is the executive architect for a 38,000-sq.-ft. addition to South...

August 11, 2010

The American Canyon (Calif.) High School is set to be one of the first to be a CHPS Verified green school by the Collaborative for High Performance Schools. Designed by Quattrocchi Kwok Architects, Santa Rosa, Calif...

August 11, 2010

Atlanta-based Cooper Carry Architects is architect for a $45 million expansion of the Galleria Mall in Houston. Turner Construction Co. is the general contractor. The project will add 228,000 square...

August 11, 2010

Lee A. McIntire has joined CH2M Hill, the Englewood, Colo.-based engineering, construction, and operations firm, as president and CEO. McIntire spent the last 15 years of his 30-year...

August 11, 2010