Office construction spending growth has barely kept ahead of materials and labor inflation since office construction stopped declining two years ago. Several short bursts of spending have proven to be false signals...

August 11, 2010

Given Lincoln, Calif.'s long history as a farming community, it was only fitting that the design of its new elementary school evoke the community's historic agricultural structures, including fruit sheds and farm...

August 11, 2010

Moisture Control: Envelope Strategies and Techniques for Protecting Building Value

Among all the challenges plaguing buildings in the U.S., moisture-related problems are at the top of...

August 11, 2010

The coming year is expected to be a strong one for the AEC industry, with firms working in the healthcare and higher education sectors primed for a particularly good 2006, according to consultant ZweigWhite. The firm...

August 11, 2010

Cutting-edge technology meets Mother Nature in the Waukesha Memorial Hospital cafeteria in Wisconsin. Three colors of earth-friendly GenuWood II vinyl-bonded hardwood flooring are used to create a patterned floor that is both...

August 11, 2010

A silicone-free, water-based emulsion can be sprayed, brushed or rolled onto wood or metal forms to allow easy separation of concrete panels from the forms. Wood forms can be used repeatedly with one application.

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August 11, 2010

To ensure that a new multiscreen complex in Pewaukee, Wis., for Capitol Cinemas would stand up to severe winters-and the scrutiny of a design-attuned community-design/build contractor Keller Structures selected an exterior...

August 11, 2010

Madison, Wis.-based developer Alexander Company has completed the first phase of its $110 million Capitol West development—one of the largest private housing efforts in the history of downtown Madison. The 164...

August 11, 2010

The steep price increases for construction materials that occurred earlier this year are largely subsided, but prices generally will not retreat to where they were in late 2003. This was the price adjustment that...

August 11, 2010