The U.S. General Services Administration has awarded a $53.3 million contract to Holyoke, Mass.-based Daniel O'Connell's Sons to construct a 162,000-sf Federal courthouse in Springfield, Mass.

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August 11, 2010

Builders of an eight-level, 937-space parking garage near PNC Park, the new home of the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team, employed precast, prestressed concrete to minimize construction time and costs. Both the garage and the...

August 11, 2010

Cooling a 58,000-sq.-ft. glass atrium is a challenge in itself, but doing so in a desert environment where temperatures can reach 122 F is more problematic. That's what consulting engineer Ove Arup & Partners, New York City...

August 11, 2010

The second phase of construction has begun on the 331,000-sf Genetic Medicine Building at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. When completed in December, the seven-story research building will house three...

August 11, 2010

Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art is hosting an exhibit, “Sustainable Architecture in Chicago: Works in Progress,” that presents several green projects currently in design or construction by Chicago-based...

August 11, 2010

A circular courtyard fitted with a meditative labyrinth is the primary architectural icon of the new 175,000-sf, 120-bed Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton, Ill. The courtyard provides daylight to the...

August 11, 2010

Sixteen months after Hurricane Katrina caused heavy wind and flood damage to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in New Orleans, the historic, 14-story hotel has reopened. The comprehensive project involved restoring the...

August 11, 2010