The city of Calgary's new $43 million Water Centre office building, which houses the city's water services and water resources business units, is the first office project in Alberta to earn LEED Gold. This is the...

August 11, 2010

Average prices for brass and copper plumbing products rose by less than 1% for the second year in a row during 2002. Through the first eleven months of 2002, the Labor Department's producer price index for these...

August 11, 2010

Decorative carpets have patterns inspired by migratory birds and are available for commercial or institutional buildings. The serene patterning is created using modern scroll technology creating a rich multilayered effect....

August 11, 2010

More than two years after the National Institute of Standards and Technology released its 30 recommendations for improving the safety of tall buildings based on its post-9/11 investigation of the World Trade Center...

August 11, 2010

Amherst Gray and Birmingham Buff sound like show-dog breeds, but they're actually sandstone species from Ohio's Berea formation. Available in dimensional blocks with architectural detailing and sculptural elements cut by...

August 11, 2010

The newly created document from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, AAMA 2502-07, Comparative Analysis Procedure for Window and Door Products, allows Building Teams to easily compare the...

August 11, 2010

Bernard Tschumi, former dean of architecture at Columbia University, has designed his first residential project. Named Blue for its glass curtain wall colored in varying shades of blue, the estimated $17 million, 16-...

August 11, 2010

Holder Construction Co., Atlanta, and TiePoint Engineering, Baltimore, were selected last month to build out an empty, 135,000-sf Phoenix building into a data center for Internet auction company eBay. The data center...

August 11, 2010

The patented StrionAir system combines electrostatic, ionization, and mechanical filtration technology to deliver 95% efficiency filtration that catches and kills pathogens such as anthrax, bacteria, and mold. The...

August 11, 2010