San Francisco may build a sustainable artificial island city on the existing Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay. Real estate developer Lennar Corporation has proposed building a self-sustaining city on Treasure...

August 11, 2010

After a fast start the commercial sector, which includes retail, warehousing, and parking, now lags the rest of the nonresidential market. The outlook through 2006 is for only a 5.4% annual growth pace (3.0% after...

August 11, 2010

The three-story, 80,000-sf office building in Albuquerque, N.M., designed by local architect Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, has been pre-certified by the U.S. Green Building Council for a Silver rating in its LEED Core and...

August 11, 2010

The use of sheet-vinyl flooring allows a consistent pattern to flow from area to area, without interruption. A variety of colors and designs, such as Reptile Skin, Basket Weave or Rough Concrete, is offered in 6-by-60-ft. rolls...

August 11, 2010

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August 11, 2010

A new addition to the bathing experience, the Jeu d'Eau- "dancing water"-combines the convenience of a shower with a foot massage. The 48-in. square acrylic enclosure has high sidewalls lined with...

August 11, 2010

As part of its 25th Anniversary Capital Project, the City of West Hollywood, Calif., is planning a 42,000-sf library targeted to achieve LEED Silver certification. Designed by MDA Johnson Favaro, Culver City, Calif...

August 11, 2010

801 North Orange, a $25 million mixed-use project, has begun to emerge in downtown Orlando, Fla. Craig and Tom Ustler are developing the property, which will have 96,000 sf of office space and 18,000 sf of street-...

August 11, 2010

By merging the principles of eco-friendly design with innovative uses of Philips's LED lighting, the new headquarters of Philips Solid-State Lighting Solutions in Burlington, Mass., recently earned “Best in Show”...

August 11, 2010