Commercial spending rose 2.5% last summer and early fall, until pre-Iraq war investment caution led to a six-month decline totaling 5%. Spending is expected to grow at a 4% annual pace late in 2003 and accelerate to...

August 11, 2010

Spending for office construction has been steady since January as the office vacancy rate has bottomed out at about 16.5% in the first two quarters. But the first signs of a beginning recovery have now appeared. The...

August 11, 2010


        
Florida East Coast Realty and Sonesta International Hotels Corp. are partnering to develop a 40-story mixed-use hotel tower in Miami. Located in the...

August 11, 2010

Brochure provides engineers with answers to questions about magnetic ally shielded rooms and enclosures, explains the difference between RF and magnetic shielding and highlights applications and configuration issues.

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August 11, 2010

A record 22,835 AEC professionals and environmental activists—up from 13,300 in 2006—attended the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild Conference and Expo, at Chicago’s McCormick Place West November 7-9. The USGBC...

August 11, 2010

UC-San Diego’s bio-med library gets a much-needed makeover

The newly renovated Biomedical Library at the University of California, San Diego, can now provide services to more than 4,000...

August 11, 2010

The only remnant of the Yost-Kenssenich department store in Madison, Wis., is its historic stone façade, which will be the face of Madison's Overture Center for the Arts, scheduled to open in 2005. The 400,000-sq.-ft...

August 11, 2010

The Heath Guidelines Revision Committee, with the support of the Facility Guidelines Institute and the American Institute of Architects, is seeking public input for the development of the 2010 edition of the...

August 11, 2010

The 22,440-sf BAPS-Shree Swaminaryan Hindu temple in Bartlett, Ill., reflects the junction of ancient building principles and modern architecture. Hidden within the structure's pristine exterior and intricately hand-...

August 11, 2010

Construction remains one of the most dangerous professions in the U.S. In 2003, the industry accounted for more than one out of every five work-related deaths, with 1,126 fatalities, according the Bureau of Labor...

August 11, 2010