Plowing apparent green fieldsin the industrial market, a New Hampshire developer this summer will open the first privately-financed "eco-industrial park" in the U.S., according to Justin Bielagus,...

August 11, 2010

Chilled beams ... Self-cleaning cement ... Preferred permitting ... Mini-wind turbines ... Air-filter skyscrapers ... Form-based codes ... Online processing for LEED projects ......

August 11, 2010

It was early September 2001, and Chicago developer John Buck had just put the finishing touches on one of the most successful speculative office projects in his firm's 20-year history.

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August 11, 2010

What AEC Professionals + Firms Can Do to Tackle'The Single Largest Issue Facing the Nation Today'

“To me, climate change is the single largest issue facing the nation today. We must make...

August 11, 2010

In the stressful process of cancer treatment, sometimes peace and hope are all that patients have to cling to.

With those guiding principles in mind, the Building...

August 11, 2010

The mission statement of the Greater Chicago Food Depository, which serves more than 300,000 hungry people every year, could not be more straightforward: "Providing food for hungry people while striving to end hunger...

August 11, 2010

If a firm designs a great building and no one notices, does it matter? Brilliant details may not be visible if they are hidden in shadow. Lighting that is so intense that it repels the eyes, or causes the building owner to turn...

August 11, 2010

Now into the third year of the current economic recession, the nation's top design firms have come to grips with the stagnant market.

While many firms were cushioned...

August 11, 2010

When students, faculty, and staff moved into seven brand new buildings clustered around a quad in February 1931, the San Diego State Teachers College stood alone on this mesa east of downtown San Diego....

August 11, 2010