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August 11, 2010

Water factors into all national green building certification programs, and while it may account for only a small piece of the overall sustainability pie, there are points to be earned by targeting water use reduction and...

August 11, 2010

Water and energy in buildings are intertwined, not only at the point of consumption, but also at the point of generation. Four percent of electricity use in the U.S., or 75 billion kWh annually, is attributable to...

August 11, 2010

Respondents to Building Design+Construction’s “Nonresidential Survey” expressed a wide variety of viewpoints concerning water in the built environment. “This is a very important issue for the world,” said...

August 11, 2010
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August 11, 2010



For a firm of its size—45-50 employees, depending on the number of interns on board at any time—Manasc Isaac Architects Ltd. has done more than its share to raise environmental and social consciousness in...

August 11, 2010

Hallelujah! Business was good in 2004 for many AEC firms in Building Design & Construction's Giants 300, and there's cautious optimism that business will stay strong throughout 2005....

August 11, 2010

A renovation project doesn't necessarily result in a conspicuous change of appearance. A case in point is the renovation of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence, Mo., on which BD&C'...

August 11, 2010

Bland is banned in the office spaces of the new millennium. Whether companies are rehabilitating historic structures or creating dizzying dot-com delirium with curving walls and raucous colors, the new offices are...

August 11, 2010