The materials cost index for nonresidential buildings fell 0.4% in January, the fourth consecutive monthly decline, according to Jim Haughey, PhD, BD+C Economist and Chief Economist with...

August 11, 2010

To help ease its housing crunch, Hofstra University broke ground on a $23 million residential building for law school graduate students. Designed by Hillier Architecture, New York, the five-story, 80,000-sf facility...

August 11, 2010


       
      
A coloful design of brick, terra cotta, and glass will make up the exterior of a new 95,000-sf elementary and middle school in the Bronx. The building's curving form follows the...


August 11, 2010

Madcad.com has launched version 2.0 of its Web-based building codes application that provides instant access to more than 4,000 codes and standards from the International Code Council, National Fire Protection...

August 11, 2010

McCarthy Building Companies' Newport Beach, Calif., office has commenced construction on the $82.8 million Education and Social Sciences Building Complex at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The three-...

August 11, 2010

Eleven WRK-44-32 rack enclosure systems safely store the amplifiers and processing equipment for St. Paul, Minn.'s Xcel Energy Center, home to the National Hockey League's Minnesota Wild. Minneapolis-based sound contractor,...

August 11, 2010

In “Add a fifth floor to your next apartment complex” (January, p. 30), it is the Alexan Glebe project that initially had a 12-story component yielding 251 units that we redesigned for four-story wood frame yielding...

August 11, 2010

The American Institute of Steel Construction has come out in opposition to the latest draft of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) standard for the design of high-...

August 11, 2010