Because the former Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles was rendered structurally unsafe by the 1994 Northridge earthquake, a new facility is under construction. As the project progresses, exterior...

August 11, 2010

Construction steel prices jumped 6% for reinforcing bars, 10% for plate and 22% for structural beams over the last nine months. This was caused by an unusual convergence of soaring user demand in China, the end of...

August 11, 2010

Incorporating old school features such as an aged brick warehouse and rooftop bleacher seating, the first pitches were thrown in San Diego's PETCO Park and Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park last month, as the 2004...

August 11, 2010

He has won the Pritzker Architecture Prize and the Presidential National Medal of the Arts. His 1966 book, Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture, and 1972's Learning from Las Vegas (with Denise Scott Brown and...

August 11, 2010

Bullnose coping for parapets is actually made of aluminum but can be coated to resemble masonry. The benefits of the selection include shop-mitered corners, ease of installation and low cost-as well as a symmetrical locator...

August 11, 2010

Building team members can now access industry news, product information, cost data, project leads and building codes via any Web-enabled cell phone with the Buildingteam Wireless Web portal service.

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August 11, 2010

The Barrier Island Sanctuary Management & Education Center in Melbourne Beach, Fla., will be built just three miles from the Sebastian Inlet. VOA Associates Inc., the project's design architect, created plans...

August 11, 2010

Five years into its 20-year plan, Lenexa, Kan., is about to break ground on a 16-block mixed-use development that will create a new downtown for the city. The project is comprised of 430,000 sf of retail, 430,000 sf...

August 11, 2010

The Walsh Group, Chicago, has promoted Harry L. Walder, Jr., to business group manager. Walder will oversee all activity related to concrete operations and will manage a variety of building projects, especially local public work....

August 11, 2010

Office construction has declined slightly this year—and further declines are expected over the next year—but there's still a small amount of office development growth left in this building cycle. This growth,...

August 11, 2010