• What better way to conceal the unsightly scaffolding surrounding the $42.5 million exterior renovation of the historic Massachusetts State House in Boston than...

August 11, 2010

When considering the virtues of today's tall buildings, is height all that remains?

This thought-provoking question was posed by Ole Scheeren, partner with Office for...

August 11, 2010

AIA convention to keynote security design. In response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the AIA National Convention and Expo 2002, May 9-11, in Charlotte, N.C., will host a series of seminars and...

August 11, 2010

The new Advanced Education and Clinical Practice Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, will house medical education, clinical and translational research, and ambulatory care programs....

August 11, 2010

GBI launches Web-based program for improving “greenness” of existing buildings.The Green Building Initiative has started pilot testing a Web-based tool designed to give building owners and facility managers a...

August 11, 2010

Building and specialty trade contractors added 103,200 jobs year-to-date through September, while all other employers laid off 439,000 workers. By the end of the year, overall employment is expected to be increasing...

August 11, 2010

Ground has been broken on the Mercer Center at Fairmont Princess 101 in Scottsdale, Ariz. The $36 million project includes a build-out of the existing 65,000-sf Mercer Center, an additional 50,000-sf office/retail...

August 11, 2010

President Bush last month signed legislation that gives the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) the authority to investigate major U.S. building failures. It is expected to...

August 11, 2010

Ernst & Ernst Building Contractors of Hatfield, Pa., will build a new sanctuary and renovate an existing building for Congregation Beth Hamedrosh of Pennsylvania. The new 5,700-sf facility in Wynnewood, Pa., will...

August 11, 2010

After numerous failed attempts, architects have come up a plan to build a new hospital facility on the land-locked San Francisco General Hospital campus without demolishing any parts of the existing facility. Local...

August 11, 2010