A variety of interoperable devices was used to update the building-automation system of Chicago's 1 million-sq.-ft. E.M. Dirksen Building, originally designed by Mies van der Rohe. In the first phase, Chicago's Teng &...

August 11, 2010

Since its creation in 1963 by the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), MasterFormat has been the standard for organizing building parameters in new construction and renovation projects. Although updated every...

August 11, 2010

A complex of five office buildings in Alexandria, Va., for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will be developed by LCOR Alexandria LLC. The Washington office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is...

August 11, 2010

Georgia Perimeter College, a metro Atlanta multi-campus, two-year college, opened the doors to a new 100-acre campus in Covington with its first building: a 104,000-sf, all-in-one campus facility. Construction on a...

August 11, 2010

Set on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the new 17,500-sf training facility for the University of Minnesota varsity women's rowing team features state-of-the-art indoor training facilities, three boat storage...

August 11, 2010

Gravity tank. Upon activation, water stored in the water closet tank is rapidly released into the bowl through openings in the rim. The rapid filling of the trapway triggers a siphonic action...

August 11, 2010

Design firms say they need more project management training. Nearly one-third (32%) of design and environmental firms report that project management training is their biggest training need, according to a survey in The Zweig HR...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010

The 44,000-sq-ft. Howard Performing Arts Center at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Mich., will house rehearsal, recording and performance facilities for the university's orchestra, symphony and...

August 11, 2010

The essence of the Reebok experience is expressed by a curved, 380-ft.-long circulation spine that connects the four elements of the Reebok International headquarters.

Steven McConnell, principal in...

August 11, 2010