The cubicle farm is out; free and funky heads-down areas are in. As if to prove that today's workplace is driven by a new design vocabulary, it has a lexicon to match, which building teams are both...

August 11, 2010

Constructed on a tight schedule in order to host the International Auto Show in April and various activities for the Summer Olympics in August, the New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing became the...

August 11, 2010

Construction work is nearly set to begin on the Benet Hill Monastery project, a $6.1 million, 33,500-sf monastery and residence building for the Benedictine Sisters located 15 miles north of Colorado Springs, Colo....

August 11, 2010

Union Pacific Center Omaha, Neb.

Foundation completed, steel erection kicks off

General contractor Holder Construction Corp., Atlanta,...

August 11, 2010

We've all read and heard the nightmarish details of how the heroic firefighters made their way — step by step — up the overcrowded and under-designed stairways of the World Trade Center towers on 9/11, only to make...

August 11, 2010

Ask any three people in the construction business what comes to mind when you mention the phrase "3-D model," and you'll most likely get three different answers.

To some a 3-D model...

August 11, 2010

President Obama's $825 billion economic stimulus plan includes $51 billion for nonresidential buildings and multifamily housing construction in 2009–10, according to preliminary details announced by the House...

August 11, 2010

Patrick MacLeamy has been named CEO of St. Louis-based A/E HOK Group Inc. The 36-year HOK employee helped to establish the firm's first regional office, in San Francisco, in 1970....

August 11, 2010

At 15 stories and 335,500 sf, the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner DNA Forensics Biology Laboratory in Manhattan is a big step up from their previous 6,300-sf facility. Designed by Perkins Eastman...

August 11, 2010

Contractors employed a record high 6.86 million workers in March, adding 71,000 jobs. Unfortunately, few of the jobs added were in nonresidential construction. Nonresidential builders are not yet hiring, but are...

August 11, 2010