To warm an outpost in Antarctica, energy-efficient radiant-heat flooring systems were chosen. The tongue-and-grove subflooring covered with an aluminum top layer allows hot water to be circulated through tubing installed on the...

August 11, 2010

Planned on a sweep of land where the Tagus River joins the Atlantic Ocean—the point from which 15th- and 16th-century Portuguese explorers embarked on maritime journeys to discover new geographic lands—the...

August 11, 2010

Used extensively in Scandinavia, the Blue Platon subfloor system protects floor coverings laid over concrete by providing an impermeable damp-proofing layer, while the air gap created by its patented dimple configuration allows...

August 11, 2010

With the HandReader, the human hand is your key. In less than a second, the device verifies identification by size and shape of hand, and it contains a complete door controller for entering and exiting. The device is compatible...

August 11, 2010

Commercial retail construction spending has declined slightly recently after a burst of added spending in mid 2004, but overall, a 12% increase is expected through the end of 2006. This growth is slightly higher than...

August 11, 2010

Milford, Mass.-based Consigli Construction and The Architectural Team of Chelsea, Mass., are overseeing the conversion of the former St. Aidan’s Church in Brookline, Mass., into affordable and market-rate units, as...

August 11, 2010

A team of developers led by Washington, D.C.-based PN Hoffman and Baltimore-based Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse has been named to redevelop a 47-acre site in the southwest quadrant of the District and transform...

August 11, 2010

Last month, Hensel Phelps Construction began foundation work on a $155 million, 32-story mixed-use residential project in San Diego's East Village.

A small army of...

August 11, 2010

Renzo Piano's $124 million expansion of Atlanta's High Museum of Art has spurred a local construction renaissance. Developer John Wieland is planning a luxury condo building across the street. The Metropolitan...

August 11, 2010