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August 11, 2010

In a move unusual for its scope, a private owner has installed a 65kW wind turbine to reduce its dependence on utility-supplied electricity. The turbine is mounted atop a 125-foot-tall pole beside the new...

August 11, 2010

A $120 million concert hall for the Nashville Symphony will feature an auditorium accommodating 115 musicians, 1,900 seats, and 150 choir members. Washington D.C.-based architect David M. Schwarz/...

August 11, 2010

In 1920, William Wrigley, Jr., founder of his eponymous chewing-gum company, took a chance when he commissioned the construction of the first office building north of the Chicago River—then an undesirable, run-down...

August 11, 2010

BD+C's editorial staff picked up a few honors when the Construction Writers Association announced the winners of its 37th annual journalism and photography awards.

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August 11, 2010

Construction recently began on a new 56-story upscale residential tower in Panama City, Panama, designed by architect Philippe Starck. The condominium development will be a joint venture between developer/designer...

August 11, 2010
  • Disney venue to close. Calling into question the drawing power of entertainment centers in downtown locations, Walt Disney Co.'s "indoor interactive...

August 11, 2010

A clear film permanently suspended between two panes of glass can be specified for skylights, providing additional insulation and thermal performance. Heat Mirror blocks 99 percent of ultraviolet light, controls condensation...

August 11, 2010