When designing its airplane hanger facility at Tampa International Airport, Raytheon specified the RidgeLight skylighting system for illumination of the center of the building. The skylight accepts thermal movement of the metal...

August 11, 2010

In 1934, John Dillinger was shot and killed by FBI agents in the alley outside Chicago's historic Biograph Theater. The Biograph will reopen in September and for the first time offer live theatrical performances. The...

August 11, 2010

San Francisco-based Kaplan McLaughlin Diaz Architects has won the international design and construction competition for...

August 11, 2010

Hotel Sofitel New York

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August 11, 2010

How fast is technology accelerating? According to the Virginia Biotechnology Research Authority (VBRA), too fast. Since completing its original master plan in 1992 and embarking on an ambitious building program in 1993, the...

August 11, 2010

Boston's former Penny Savings Bank building, first constructed between 1911 and 1917, recently began its transformation into 23 luxury residences and 9,000 sf of retail space. The building, located on the corner of...

August 11, 2010

After years of delay, construction of Detroit's three new casino-hotels is nearing completion. The hotel at the downtown MGM Grand Detroit Casino opens Oct. 2; a month later, guests will be checking into rooms at...

August 11, 2010

A 645,000-sf, $280 million hospital campus is being planned for Elgin, Ill., 40 miles northwest of Chicago. Sherman Health Hospital will replace an existing hospital that will be converted into an outpatient care...

August 11, 2010

Hotels in the Salt Lake City area preparing for the 2002 Olympics cast light on the subject-by installing expansive windows to accommodate the larger-than-life landscape of Utah. Facilities such as the Salt Palace Convention...

August 11, 2010

It wasn't that long ago that remote computing meant you had a "dumb" terminal attached to a mainframe via a long wire snaked though an office. The emergence of networks changed things by distributing computer power,...

August 11, 2010