When the $63 million First Street Building at the Saint Mary's/Duluth Clinic in Duluth, Minn., earned LEED Gold last month, it arguably became the greenest healthcare facility in the nation—or at least the largest....

August 11, 2010

Industry sources report that many insurance carriers will change their policies later this year to exclude coverage for additional insureds following completed operations. This may be extremely problematic for...

August 11, 2010

Are building teams focusing on how much energy their latest projects are expected to use? It's quite likely that energy has not been the draw it used to be. Energy costs have only recently spiked, with imported oil and natural...

August 11, 2010

The DFW Grand Hyatt under construction at Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport will be the only Grand Hyatt property to be located at an airport when it opens in early 2005. Designed by Dallas-...

August 11, 2010

Newport, Calif.-based Taylor Architecture and Interior Design was chosen to design a $104 million pediatric addition to Miller Children's Hospital in Long Beach, Calif. The 120,000-sf, four-level building includes...

August 11, 2010

A decade ago, still in the relatively early days of computing before the flowering of the Web, the ever-growing number of file formats was driving AEC users nearly mad. Everyone was looking for something that would...

August 11, 2010

The 85-year-old copper roof of the Cathedral of St. Paul (Minn.), America's fourth largest church, is being reconstructed as part of an entire renovation project. More than 70 tons of copper will be used, and about...

August 11, 2010

Design cited in architect Holl's exit of Denver justice center project. The city of Denver will pay nearly $700,000 to New York architect Steven Holl, who quit its justice center project over aesthetic...

August 11, 2010

Reconstruction of the damaged portion of the Pentagon got under way in mid-November as crews began pouring concrete for the replacement of damaged and destroyed columns. Column construction began as demolition of the...

August 11, 2010