The once steady 10% growth rate in healthcare construction spending has slowed, but hasn't entirely stopped.

Spending is currently 1.7% higher than the same time last...

August 11, 2010

The industrial facility vacancy rate fell 0.5% to 10.2% in the second quarter of 2005, according to CB Richard Ellis. The national vacancy rate was 11.2% a year earlier and peaked at nearly 12% two years ago....

August 11, 2010

Undulating roof showcases skylights. Curved glulam timbers form the base for the roof of skylight manufacturer Velux Group's new sales office in Northhamptonshire, U.K., which is sloped to "display"...

August 11, 2010

T6 luminaire line includes downlights, adjustable downlights, lensed wall washers and surface cylinders, based on 6-in. aperture with three downlight distributions for the T6 metal-halide lamp. Fixtures feature a two-piece...

August 11, 2010

For nearly two decades, Johnston, R.I.-based commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global has been publishing design guidelines aimed at reducing the chance of property loss due...

August 11, 2010

Lighting technologies continue to advance, offering more choices in appearance, price and efficiency than ever before. Here's what's evolving:

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August 11, 2010

Gregory C. Hammond, RA, has been elected a shareholder of Hixson, a Cincinnati-based architecture, engineering, and interior design firm, bringing the total number of shareholders...

August 11, 2010

One hesitates to think what the hourly rate would be for the talent assembled at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., last Oct.16 for the North American Construction Forecast, sponsored by Building Design...

August 11, 2010

Specifications from NASA's Lewis Research Center led to the development of a soundproof guard booth, pre-engineered and prefabricated for use where noise is a problem.

B.I....

August 11, 2010

Developer Opus Northwest of Minneapolis broke ground on Phase 1 of a three-phase, 1.5 million-sf headquarters for Medtronic Inc.'s pacemaker, cardiac defibrillator, and other medical device businesses. Phase I of the...

August 11, 2010