GBCI begins testing for new LEED professional credentials. The Green Building Certification Institute last week began testing candidates who wish to pursue credentials through the new LEED Green Associate or LEED Accredited...

August 11, 2010

As part of an urban renewal program, Taipingqiao Lot 126-127 will add 2.4 million sf of retail and office space to Shanghai. The $425 million mixed-use development will include two 28-story office buildings and...

August 11, 2010

In a move he says will "advance the craft of architecture," celebrity architect Rafael Viñoly has launched a tuition-free training and research program aimed at students and teachers of architecture, as well as...

August 11, 2010

The office vacancy rate fell 0.2% to 16.6% in the second quarter, according to the CB Richard Ellis survey. West Coast cities and Charlotte, N.C., had the most improvement while the largest increases in vacancy rates...

August 11, 2010

In our July 2007 Giants 300 report, Kendall/Heaton Associates, Houston, was mistakenly omitted from the photo caption for Comcast Center in Philadelphia (p. 54).

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August 11, 2010

McCarthy Building Cos. recently broke ground on the $17 million Lincoln (Calif.) Public Library at Twelve Bridges, a joint effort among the city of Lincoln, Sierra Joint Community College, and Western Placer Unified...

August 11, 2010


           
Twenty years in the making, St. Louis recently opened its $27 million Gateway Transportation Center, a 37,000-sf multi-modal building that provides...

August 11, 2010

A faucet worth gushing over, the Swan Single Bar faucet brings a sense of playfulness to washrooms and exposed sinks, as well as bar sinks and unique basin applications. Fittings are constructed of solid brass, and the valve...

August 11, 2010

Educational construction spending has increased every year since 1983, a boast no other building market segment can make. In spite of the prevailing macroeconomic environment, growth for this institutional sector has...

August 11, 2010

The $25 million, 108,000-sf Johnnie B. Byrd, Sr. Alzheimer's Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., became the largest freestanding facility of its kind when it opened in September. Designed by HDR...

August 11, 2010