The office building sector was the healthiest commercial construction market for the third consecutive year during 2000, rallying into the final quarter last year. Through the first 11 months of 2000, total spending for new...

August 11, 2010

A need for more natural light in the atrium of the Plaza Valle shopping center in Monterrey, Mexico, called for installation of a single-layer lamella pattern dome. The skylight's lightweight properties-weighing less than 1.3...

August 11, 2010

The Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., one of the country's largest health-care projects currently under construction, is moving toward completion in 2003...

August 11, 2010

Edward A. Feiner, FAIA, who, as Chief Architect in the General Services Administration, led the effort to make Federal buildings beautiful as well as functional, is retiring at the end of January to enter the private...

August 11, 2010

Construction is under way on a 153,000-sf campus center at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in Pomona, N.J. Designed by KSS Architects, Princeton, N.J., with VMDO Architects, Charlottesville, Va., as...

August 11, 2010

A low profile maglock is 11/2 inches wide and projects 21/16 inches into the door opening so that the required clearance for doors of up to 7 feet can be met. The width also may eliminate the need for additional mounting...

August 11, 2010

Expansion joint strips protect concrete slabs from potential damage caused by expansion and contraction. Made from cane fiber, the 5-ft.-long strips absorb very little water, helping them resist weather and brittleness caused...

August 11, 2010

As of July 1, the Wisconsin Division of State Facilities will require all state projects with a total budget of $5 million or more and all new construction with a budget of $2.5 million or more to have their designs...

August 11, 2010

Performance and flexibility are hallmarks of luminaire for parking garages, gymnasiums, multipurpose rooms and retail and industrial applications. A compact fluorescent model utilizes up to six 42-watt lamps for energy...

August 11, 2010