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

Beginning in early to mid-2008, Minnesota-based retailer Best Buy intends to build only LEED-certified stores under the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standard. The...

August 11, 2010

The Professional's Choice column in November (p. 55) stated that Blaine Brownell specified Richlite panels for the Alley24 in Seattle. The research, selection, and specification of Richlite was actually a collective...

August 11, 2010

The national warehouse vacancy rate slipped marginally to 8.8% in the second quarter, but will likely remain steady through 2008 as last year’s 38% surge in warehouse starts is completed during a period of slower...

August 11, 2010

An aluminum composite panel was chosen for a building combining stone, metal and glass materials to echo adjacent precast structures and Salt Lake City's mountainous backdrop. The nine-story office building, designed for high-...

August 11, 2010

A provider of real-time voice, video and document conferencing, visitalk.com, selected AMP Netconnect cabling systems for its new headquarters, a refitted and renovated 30,000-sq.-ft. office building, in Phoenix, Ariz.

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August 11, 2010