The Labor Department's composite measure of average prices for the entire range of construction materials and supplies declined by a slim 0.1 percent between February and March of this year. This brought the March...

August 11, 2010

The development of plans for a large geode was clearly the most challenging assignment for McNamara Alumni Center's structural engineers, Minneapolis-based Meyer, Borgman and Johnson (MBJ). The unusual mass has 17 individual...

August 11, 2010

No protruding fingers to catch on rasps or cause bleed-through from bright-colored washers is one advantage of the PB Fastening System. Industrial-strength external finishing system fasteners have no weak edges from excessive...

August 11, 2010

A news item in the March 2008 issue of BD+C (p. 80) on Sika Sarnafil's 2007 Projects of the Year Competition incorrectly stated that Sika Sarnafil manufactures TPO roof systems. The company makes PVC roofing...

August 11, 2010

Trivers Associates of St. Louis worked with local developer McCormack Baron Salazar to design 6 North Apartments, the nation's first large-scale housing development to incorporate universal design principles. All 80...

August 11, 2010

The team of Breennan Beer Gorman Architects and Tandem Architects has designed the Siam Kepinski Hotel & Residences in Bangkok. The hotel, due for completion in 2008, combines modern linear and vertical...

August 11, 2010

Construction spending in the health-care subsector has been growing at a solid clip throughout 2001. Although the pace is expected to ease over the final third of 2001, full-year growth will be on par with the 6.4...

August 11, 2010

New York City-based architect Davis Brody Bond is architect for the Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center, a 420,000-sq.-ft., nine-story building on Northwestern University's Chicago campus. Morse Diesel...

August 11, 2010

The design team of Pelli Clarke Pelli, New Haven, Conn., and Ellerbe Becket, Minneapolis, has unveiled its dramatic design for the Sidra Medical and Research Center in Doha, Qatar. Developed by the Qatar Foundation...

August 11, 2010

Mayor Tom Barrett honored the Milwaukee Intermodal Station, designed by Greg Uhen of Eppstein Uhen Architects, Milwaukee, with a 2007 Mayor's Urban Design Award in the “Best Face Forward” category.

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August 11, 2010