The University of Virginia in Charlottesville recently dedicated the Rouss and Robertson Halls, a 138,000-sf construction and renovation project designed by Hartman-Cox Architects of Washington, D.C., and built by...

August 11, 2010

Despite some market saturation — particularly in the Sun Belt — health-care, residential and commercial facilities designed for seniors are growing quickly and projected to grow. In fact, this year architecture,...

August 11, 2010

Based on the most recent results from a quarterly survey done by The Conference Board, the New York-based business research group, it can be said that the nation's chief executive officers (CEOs) aren't happy about...

August 11, 2010

While the turnout at this year's A/E/C Systems show, June 3-6 in Anaheim, Calif., was lighter than recent shows, what did appear were increasing signs that significant steps are being made with object-based modeling...

August 11, 2010

This has been a decidedly down year for office building construction activity, and prospects remain dim for any significant relief until late 2003. Vacancy rates should soon top out in most major metropolitan markets...

August 11, 2010

Providing a weather-tight seal around the frame of skylights, premolded polyurethane boot is weather-resistant, tear-resistant and flexible under temperatures ranging from -30 F to 150 F. The SkyBoot is 100 mil thick and 3/16...

August 11, 2010

Design condos in the United Arab Emirates? Piece of cake. Residential towers in China? Easy. But build condos in Moscow? That's another story, as Friedrich “Friedl” Böhm knows all to well.

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August 11, 2010

The installation of vegetated roofs in North America increased by 30% between 2006 and '07, according to the third annual Green Roof Market Industry Survey. The Green Roofs for Healthy Cities nonprofit organization...

August 11, 2010

British Secretary of State John Prescott last month ended months of public inquiry, giving his approval to the new 42-story Heron Tower, designed by the London office of architect Kohn Pedersen Fox Assoc., New York...

August 11, 2010