On March 18, 1990, two thieves in police uniforms slipped into Boston's Gardner Museum, and left later with a record $250 million in 13 valuable art treasures.

"We learned a number of things," said...

August 11, 2010

For concrete retaining walls, paving stones, roof tiles and other products exposed to repeated freezing and thawing, a novel admixture for low-slump concrete is available that works even when exposed to deicing salts.

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August 11, 2010

Construction spending for shopping centers of all types and sizes—from neighborhood stores to destination malls—will expand more than 40% this year, and an additional 12% in 2007.

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August 11, 2010

Over the past several years, Web cameras have been providing a digital window to the world, allowing Internet users to view images of remote locations anytime and from any Web browser.

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August 11, 2010
  • The Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, Calif., will get a rejuvenation with the construction of a 542,000-sf office...

August 11, 2010



Greenock Capital Management and CB Richard Ellis have broken ground on the 46,570-sf Claremont Corporate Center in Summit, N.J. The two-story, Class A office...

August 11, 2010

The second phase expansion of the Fine Arts Building at American River College in Sacramento, Calif., is under way. Designed by the local office of HGA Architects and Engineers, the 26,000-sf project will double the...

August 11, 2010

When Infonet decided to build a new corporate headquarters, Chairman José Collazo knew that he wanted to build a creative workspace that would reflect the ambience of Southern California. An open-architecture environment was...

August 11, 2010

Hotel construction spending will increase only 3% in 2005 after a 12% rise last year, but is projected to increase 22% in 2006.

The 2004 increase was heavily for...

August 11, 2010

Clad with a mix of translucent and transparent glass panels, the new 163,000-sf Bloch Building expansion to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Mo., designed by Steven Holl, glows softly at night and...

August 11, 2010