Magnusson Klemencic Associates is the new name of the Seattle-based structural engineering firm of Skilling Ward Magnusson Barkshire. The firm also has opened an office in Chicago,...

August 11, 2010

The rejuvenating characteristics of the warm, buoyant spring waters from which Warm Springs, Ga., takes its name first attracted Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1924 when he visited the small town seeking a cure for his...

August 11, 2010

The new Timothy J. Hyland Hall will be the home to the College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Neenah, Wis.-based Miron Construction recently broke ground on the $41 million, 187...

August 11, 2010

Fordham University in New York City is installing a soffited fire-sprinkler system in one of its dormitories. The prefabricated steel soffiting system is a rugged, snap-on soffit system designed for rapid, secure installation...

August 11, 2010

Concrete wall block designed for retaining walls is available in 1-sq.-ft. units to ease estimating and design. Integral rear lip helps ensure a uniform 7-degree setback without pins, clips or mortar, and exposed heights of up...

August 11, 2010

Alexander Plaza, with its distinctive glass-and-aluminum façade and three-story, V-shaped crown, will introduce a contemporary flare to Midtown Manhattan's East Side. Designed by New York-based Sydness Architects...

August 11, 2010

The Chicago City Council recently approved an ordinance calling for the redevelopment of the Florsheim Building on the city's North Side. Chicago-based Dubin Residential is converting the building into 175...

August 11, 2010

AGC warns materials prices going up sharply. The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is warning owners, budget setters, and contractors to expect greater materials and labor cost...

August 11, 2010

The second major expansion of the 23-year-old Peoria (Ill.) Civic Center, originally designed by world-renowned architect Philip Johnson, has created a debate over aesthetics. But, as is often the case, economics has...

August 11, 2010

Just as New York's Ellis Island marked the symbol of freedom for millions of immigrants from Europe, Miami's Freedom Tower did the same for hundreds of thousands of refugees from Cuba. The 16-story stucco tower is now being...

August 11, 2010