With sparks flying from a cauldron of controversy, thousands of union steelworkers descended on Washington, D.C., Feb. 28 to lobby Pres. Bush for high tariffs on imported steel. At press time, the White House was...

August 11, 2010

Construction work has commenced on a $27 million studio building in Burbank, Calif., for Woodbury University's architecture program. Designed by Los-Angeles-based architect Rios Clementi Hale Studios, the two-story...

August 11, 2010

The overall (downtown and suburban space combined) national office vacancy rate fell from 9.6 percent during the second quarter of 1999 to 8.1 percent during the same three months of this year, according to data from the most...

August 11, 2010

Emerson Plaza Two, the second of twelve condominium towers planned for Altamonte Springs, Fla., will be a $20 million, 12-story building with 54 condo units and two penthouses. The structure will be identical to...

August 11, 2010

The new TS420 Oxygen Deficiency detector continuously detects oxygen depletion in confined spaces, such as wastewater-treatment facilities, tunnels and utility vaults. The unit features an electrochemical cell sensing element,...

August 11, 2010

Mergers/acquisitions

Chicago-based Lohan Associates has changed its name to Lohan Caprile Goettsch architects. Joseph Caprile and James Goettsch are...

August 11, 2010

Global label manufacturer Avery Dennison has consolidated the corporate leadership and research teams of its largest division into a new 222,000-sf office and research facility in Mentor, Ohio. Cleveland-based...

August 11, 2010

Autodesk's Architectural Desktop provides an all-in-one integrated environment for architectural firms to accomplish conceptual design, design development and design documentation. The software follows the...

August 11, 2010

A new $200 million, 650,000-sf acute care hospital planned in Elgin, Ill., will take advantage of stable water temperatures from a nearby 15-acre lake to help heat and cool the interior spaces. The 2,400-ton lake-...

August 11, 2010