Reconstruction and a resumption of renovation efforts will follow cleanup of the Sept. 11 crash of a jetliner into the Pentagon. More than 180 people died when terrorists smashed the airliner into the building's west...

August 11, 2010

GID Urban Development Group, Boston, has announced plans to develop a pedestrian-focused mixed-use neighborhood in downtown Houston. Regent Square will encompass 24 acres of inner-loop property and include buildings...

August 11, 2010

Design and construction professionals need to heed many rules for masonry construction. Here is a partial list of selection criteria for architects and structural engineers who choose masonry and cladding materials:

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August 11, 2010

In the market for alternative decorative construction materials? The Decorative Concrete Council, a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors, has launched a Web site for those who want to search online...

August 11, 2010

Last month's small plane crash into Milan, Italy's tallest building prompted unsettling flashbacks to Sept. 11, briefly shook world financial markets and revived calls in the U.S. for greater security in air space...

August 11, 2010

The U.S. General Services Administration has awarded a $53.3 million contract to Holyoke, Mass.-based Daniel O'Connell's Sons to construct a 162,000-sf Federal courthouse in Springfield, Mass.

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August 11, 2010

Builders of an eight-level, 937-space parking garage near PNC Park, the new home of the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team, employed precast, prestressed concrete to minimize construction time and costs. Both the garage and the...

August 11, 2010

Cooling a 58,000-sq.-ft. glass atrium is a challenge in itself, but doing so in a desert environment where temperatures can reach 122 F is more problematic. That's what consulting engineer Ove Arup & Partners, New York City...

August 11, 2010