As it turns out, fears of a global economic recession were overblown. Worldwide economic growth did slow considerably during the second half of 2001 and into the early months of 2002 — in consort with the sputtering...

August 11, 2010

The Atlanta office of Princeton, N.J.-based A/E CUH2A Inc. is architect for a $132 million Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta...

August 11, 2010

Inflation in the plumbing fixtures and brass fittings market reached its highest level in four years during the late summer of 2000, but was easing as the market moved into the final third of the year. Average prices received...

August 11, 2010

A new minimum standard for high-performance buildings is in development for 2007. Co-sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council; the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America; and the American Society of...

August 11, 2010

When designing a loadbearing masonry structure, certain rules of thumb can help building designers, owners and contractors estimate typical loads and sizes that walls and columns experience. Keeping in mind the cumulative...

August 11, 2010

Dennis Barrie has joined Westlake Reed Leskosky, Cleveland, as associate and director of cultural planning.

Christine McEntee...

August 11, 2010

Healthcare construction spending jumped to a $34 billion annual pace during the spring after being stalled in the $29–31 billion range for nearly two years. While about half of the recent rise was materials cost...

August 11, 2010

Architect Frank Gehry is part of a small group of real estate investors that submitted a bid last month to acquire Chicago's landmark Inland Steel Building.

The group'...

August 11, 2010

A line of cast-stone architectural products, MeltonStone exhibits the maturing characteristics of natural stone. Made of natural stone aggregates, sand and cement, the product is ideal for balustrades, columns, window features...

August 11, 2010

Adrian Smith of the Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill left the firm earlier this month to start his own architectural practice. Smith, designer of Chicago’s...

August 11, 2010