Forecasts of worldwide economic growth have been revised downward recently-which is not surprising, as U.S. economic fortunes heavily impact those of other industrialized countries. With international trade an ever-more...

August 11, 2010

A remarkable new 96-unit apartment building opened last month in Chicago's River North neighborhood. Designed by Helmut Jahn, the architect behind the James R. Thompson Center and the...

August 11, 2010

The Construction Writers of America has named Gordon Wright, executive editor of Building Design & Construction, the recipient of its highest honor, the "Silver Hardhat," for lifetime service. Wright is a 30-year...

August 11, 2010

A landmark 700,000-sf bed tower at the Hadassah Medical Center at Ein Kerem in Jerusalem is the first project aimed at creating a modern resource for the growing city. Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of...

August 11, 2010

Like cities across the country, communities in the Los Angeles area have acted to revitalize their downtown areas, or are mapping plans to do so.

Santa Monica and Pasadena are two communities that...

August 11, 2010

Twin hotel-condo towers are being developed on 10 acres off of Lake Bryan in Buena Vista, Fla., just less than one mile from the entrance to Disney World. Designed by Adache Group Architects, Ft. Lauderdale, Krystle...

August 11, 2010

Although the U.S. construction sector weathered this past recession well compared with manufacturers, especially those in any way tied to information technology and communications equipment, it is now clear that...

August 11, 2010

San Jose’s newest residential tower, The 88, takes its name from its height of—almost—88 meters. With 197 for-sale condo residences, the project includes 32,000 sf of retail and five levels of parking, and is...

August 11, 2010

On July 20, retail giant Wal-Mart opened a prototype supercenter in the Dallas suburb of McKinney, Texas, that relies heavily on sustainable design and green technology.

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August 11, 2010

Two years ago, developer Related Cos. opened the 55-story mega-complex known as Time Warner Center in New York and, largely as a result, Columbus Circle has been transformed. The "mini-city" boasts some of New York's...

August 11, 2010