A/E/C firms can now design, price and purchase custom, pre-engineered skylights online. Users enter product information-such as style and finish-and the Web site's CAD programs automatically generate a CAD model, complete with...

August 11, 2010

Centerbrook Architects and Planners of Centerbrook, Conn., is design architect for a new visitor center and theater facility at the University of Nebraska's campus in Lincoln. Bahr Vermeer Haecker...

August 11, 2010

The Kuwait City skyline will welcome two distinct additions by 2010, when the Kuwait Business Town Towers, designed by KEO International Consultants, Safat, Kuwait, open. The $108 million project will feature...

August 11, 2010

An EPS insulation product meets most fire codes. The expanded polystyrene insulator, created by compressing hydrogen and carbon atoms into a foamed plastic, is a low-maintenance solution for exterior surfaces that need a...

August 11, 2010

Following an extended lame duck session, Congress sent to the White House just before Christmas four appropriations bills with funding for federal construction-related activities. Both General Services Administration...

August 11, 2010

The announcement on November 22 that Leslie Shepherd, AIA, acting chief architect for the U.S. General Services Administration, would officially be the agency's new chief architect brought an end to a lengthy...

August 11, 2010

Poured gypsum flooring underlayments can be applied to a number of flooring situations, including radiant flooring, commercial floors and wood frame structures for sound and fire resistance. The product is usually poured over...

August 11, 2010

Terrorism insurance backup plan adopted. Construction and development interests are applauding the passage by Congress last month of a law that commits the federal government to underwrite a major...

August 11, 2010