Except for a few short weather-related deviations, construction spending for educational facilities has been stuck at a $75 billion annual rate for a year. Now a new period of expansion is expected to begin at the...

August 11, 2010

Known more for its bright yellow earthmoving equipment than its high-tech inventions, construction equipment giant Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Ill., has formed a technology licensing group that will market and license...

August 11, 2010

In our April 2008 story on Rice University's bathroom pods (p. 12), we neglected to mention the architecture firms that were responsible for designing the modular bathroom units for the student residence halls. The...

August 11, 2010

Manufacturing remains a conflicted industry in the U.S.

It's growing faster than the rest of the country's economy—and is expected to continue doing so through 2007—...

August 11, 2010

Private commercial construction spending fell 6.0% from the initial recovery surge it experienced last summer to the opening months of 2004. However the mix of changes by sector suggests that the decline will soon be...

August 11, 2010

When the people of Terrebonne Parish in Louisiana wanted to turn a defunct canning factory into the Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum, they received a helping hand from distributor Bourgeois & Associates Inc., which donated...

August 11, 2010

A 36-foot-high domed rotunda is the centerpiece and front door of Auburn, Calif.'s newly opened, $27 million justice center. Designed by San Francisco-based Beverly Prior Architects, with Allen L. Bender Inc. of...

August 11, 2010

A manufacturer of intercom systems has released a technical CD with expanded product and company literature as well as special-order product information. Aiphone's products range from simple audio-only door answering systems to...

August 11, 2010

Performance-based

The performance-based building specifications database service, PerSpective, offered by CSI and Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) will now be marketed with this...

August 11, 2010

One York Street, a block-long pre-Civil War building in New York City's Tribeca district, is being redesigned as a luxury condominium building with a new 14-story glass tower as its central core. Designed by Mexican...

August 11, 2010