Baltimore-based architect Hord Coplan Macht is leading a multi-disciplinary team designing a $268 million, 598,000-sf replacement hospital for Western Maryland Health System in Cumberland, Md. The first three levels...

August 11, 2010

Topped with a series of green roofs, Rush University Medical Center's $654 million, 830,000-sf new hospital building  will be Chicago's first full-service green hospital upon its opening in January 2012. Designed by...

August 11, 2010

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