Two years ago, developer Related Cos. opened the 55-story mega-complex known as Time Warner Center in New York and, largely as a result, Columbus Circle has been transformed. The "mini-city" boasts some of New York's...

August 11, 2010

The 15,200-sf Fire Station #65 in the Watts neighborhood near Los Angeles replaces an outdated 1930s facility and includes living and support space for a crew of 17. Designed by gkkworks, Irvine, Calif., the two-...

August 11, 2010

The Ben J. Selkirk & Sons Building, the last original structure still standing in the once-thriving Gaslight Square area in St. Louis, has been restored and converted into loft apartments and commercial space as...

August 11, 2010

Searching for an ideal location for a new community center and park, the city of El Paso, Texas, selected an unlikely spot: a detention pond that was riddled with crime and ignored by the development community. The...

August 11, 2010

Located in East Rutherford, N.J., the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel and Conference Center recently underwent a complete renovation. A total of 250 guest rooms and suites and 427 bathrooms were refurbished, along with...

August 11, 2010

Amid the "dot-com" fever gripping the A/E/C universe, one of the industry's giants has been working at a steady pace developing its vision of the path towards automation. At a reception in New York recently, Carol Bartz,...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010

Healthcare construction spending is currently only 2.3% above a year ago, and has been stuck at a $35–36 billion annual pace for more than a year, after rising 40% over the previous two years.

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August 11, 2010

Does your latest building project need a driver? I mean, do the plans and specs call for a live human being to inhabit your creation for no reason other than to crank levers and push buttons?

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August 11, 2010