Big things are happening in Aliso Viejo, Calif. Construction of the first new, private liberal arts college to be built from the ground up in the last 25 years was completed, just in time for the fall semester....

August 11, 2010

McNamara Alumni Center

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

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August 11, 2010

Capital Gate, a new tower under construction in Abu Dhabi, UAE, leans westward an astonishing 18 degrees (the Leaning Tower of Pisa only leans 4 degrees). Project architects RMJM/Hillier and developer Dubai National...

August 11, 2010

HRI Properties, New Orleans, is restoring and converting the long-vacant King Edward Hotel in downtown Jackson, Miss., into a 186-room Hilton Garden Inn that will also include 64 apartment units, 187 on-site parking...

August 11, 2010

Gilbane Building Co., Providence, R.I., will construct the 871,000-sf Discovery Tower in downtown Houston at an estimated cost of $156 million. Designed by the Houston office of Gensler, the 30-story tower will be...

August 11, 2010
  • Bankruptcies stymie development. Chapter 11 filings by several theater chain operators are having a ripple effect on developments that include theaters. In one...

August 11, 2010

Design firms Dewberry, Fairfax, Va., and Phillips Swager Associates, Peoria, Ill., have agreed to merge their architecture and building design operations, effective this fall. The...

August 11, 2010

Ground has been broken on the $6.8 million firehouse for Engine Company 201 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The three-story, 17,000-sf firehouse will be one of the first firehouses to be built under the auspices of the...

August 11, 2010

A newly updated revision of specifications has been released by the Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association (PPFA). The material is designed to meet the needs of specifiers and engineers. Technical data includes applicable...

August 11, 2010