With the release of Archibus/FM Web Central, multiple worldwide users have two-way access to FM data hosted via a client's own Web server. This software provides full support for all of the leading servers and addresses Web...

August 11, 2010

Helsinki's latest high-rise, the 18-story KONE Building, incorporates a transparent façade, exposing the tower's elevators. "The idea was that because the client is an elevator company, we would have a 'moving façade...

August 11, 2010

Healthcare construction spending dipped in the first quarter of 2003 after five quarters of expanding at a double-digit annual rate. Spending growth is expected to bounce back to a 10% annual pace through the end of...

August 11, 2010

During a time when interest in the restoration of historic buildings is at an all-time high, strict preservation guidelines make these projects more challenging for building teams and owners. The main challenge is...

August 11, 2010

With sparks flying from a cauldron of controversy, thousands of union steelworkers descended on Washington, D.C., Feb. 28 to lobby Pres. Bush for high tariffs on imported steel. At press time, the White House was...

August 11, 2010

Construction work has commenced on a $27 million studio building in Burbank, Calif., for Woodbury University's architecture program. Designed by Los-Angeles-based architect Rios Clementi Hale Studios, the two-story...

August 11, 2010

The overall (downtown and suburban space combined) national office vacancy rate fell from 9.6 percent during the second quarter of 1999 to 8.1 percent during the same three months of this year, according to data from the most...

August 11, 2010

Emerson Plaza Two, the second of twelve condominium towers planned for Altamonte Springs, Fla., will be a $20 million, 12-story building with 54 condo units and two penthouses. The structure will be identical to...

August 11, 2010