As spiritual and emotional healing become more important to patients, caregivers, family and community, so have what are often called "therapeutic distractions." These design features of health-care facilities range from...

August 11, 2010

Summit Design+Build of Chicago has been selected as the design/build general contractor for Waterloo Manor, a complete structural renovation and conversion of an existing three-story, six-flat apartment building into...

August 11, 2010

Can the construction industry capitalize on information technology (IT) spending by American businesses? It may in fact be necessary, say many designers and contractors, as a defensive measure during the anticipated...

August 11, 2010

Customizing flooring solutions with your needs in mind, nora works with you to produce functional, sustainable floor coverings for your facility. The company can develop quiet, healthy, and comfortable rubber flooring solutions for a variety of...

August 11, 2010

Merrick & Co. , Aurora, Colo., has opened an office in Ottawa, Canada. The new location, which will operate as Merrick Canada ULC, will staff up to 20 architects and engineers providing design...

August 11, 2010

CNA settles Chicago fatality suit for $18 million. A lawsuit by the family of a woman killed by glass falling from a Chicago office building in 1999 has been settled for $18 million. The incident...

August 11, 2010

St. Louis-based Clayco has been named construction manager for a 90,000-sf computing facility for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the National Center for Super Computing Applications. Located in...

August 11, 2010


        
The University of California, Irvine, last month topped out its Humanities Gateway project, an office building and auditorium for the school's growing...

August 11, 2010

As some 16,000 architects last month descended on Charlotte, N.C., for the annual American Institute of Architects convention, they were bombarded with critical insight and award-winning stories of inspiration, none...

August 11, 2010