Hotel Sofitel New York

New York City

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August 11, 2010

How fast is technology accelerating? According to the Virginia Biotechnology Research Authority (VBRA), too fast. Since completing its original master plan in 1992 and embarking on an ambitious building program in 1993, the...

August 11, 2010

Boston's former Penny Savings Bank building, first constructed between 1911 and 1917, recently began its transformation into 23 luxury residences and 9,000 sf of retail space. The building, located on the corner of...

August 11, 2010

After years of delay, construction of Detroit's three new casino-hotels is nearing completion. The hotel at the downtown MGM Grand Detroit Casino opens Oct. 2; a month later, guests will be checking into rooms at...

August 11, 2010

A 645,000-sf, $280 million hospital campus is being planned for Elgin, Ill., 40 miles northwest of Chicago. Sherman Health Hospital will replace an existing hospital that will be converted into an outpatient care...

August 11, 2010

Hotels in the Salt Lake City area preparing for the 2002 Olympics cast light on the subject-by installing expansive windows to accommodate the larger-than-life landscape of Utah. Facilities such as the Salt Palace Convention...

August 11, 2010

It wasn't that long ago that remote computing meant you had a "dumb" terminal attached to a mainframe via a long wire snaked though an office. The emergence of networks changed things by distributing computer power,...

August 11, 2010

The design of the new stadium for the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team was recently unveiled by the DC Sports and Entertainment Commission.

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August 11, 2010

Fire-rated panel of fiber-cement mixture is impact-resistant, making it ideal for schools, hotels, hospitals and other high-traffic locations. The single-layered panel comes in a 5/8-in. thickness in 10-ft.-sq. or 4-ft.-by-9-ft...

August 11, 2010

New LEED energy and water requirements take effect. All new construction projects seeking Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council must now use version 3.0 of the...

August 11, 2010