The industrial vacancy rate held steady at 11.5% in the first quarter of 2003 and is expected to trend down slightly beginning in this summer. However, it will not be significantly lower for more than a year....

August 11, 2010

RMJM Architects, Philadelphia, created MERJE, an environmental graphic design studio that creates places and visitor experiences to promote client brands. The group previously...

August 11, 2010

Purdue University's $17.5 million, 90,000-sf Discovery Learning Center, set to open in fall 2009, will provide an environment for creating and studying the impact of new teaching methods and cutting-edge learning...

August 11, 2010

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