The Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is architect for the $89 million Joe and Teresa Lozano Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin, Texas. Dallas-based Austin Commercial is general contractor...

August 11, 2010

After recording 8.1 percent growth in 2000, nonresidential construction spending increased by an estimated 3.3 percent between 2000 and 2001. But total nonresidential construction spending through the first two...

August 11, 2010

From the contractor's perspective, the construction outlook for 2002 is mixed, with the expected timing and strength of economic recovery varying by region and industry segment. According to Ken Simonson, chief...

August 11, 2010

The 2001 projection for the construction industry remains positive. While the industry has been extremely successful over the past few years, no expansion can continue endlessly. Construction spending for next year will rise by...

August 11, 2010

“1” Hotel and Residences, set to open during the first half of 2010, will be New York City's first five-star green hotel. The building will be built to LEED standards and will open in a proposed 31-story mixed-use...

August 11, 2010

The Adam Joseph Lewis Center at Oberlin (Ohio) College incorporates a wastewater-treatment system-deemed a "living machine"-designed to recycle up to 2,000 gallons of the building's wastewater daily by mimicking nature. The...

August 11, 2010

The New York office of Hellmuth, Obata and Kassabaum is designing a 130,000-sf research headquarters for ImClone Systems at 325 Spring Street, a former Port Authority truck depot in Manhattan originally constructed...

August 11, 2010

Given the headline-grabbing swoon on Wall Street and continued revelations of corporate financial misconduct, U.S. consumers entered the second half of 2002 understandably anxious about their economic future. However...

August 11, 2010

Access Living, a center providing support for the disabled, moved into its new 50,000-sf headquarters. The nonprofit's home is a model for universal and sustainable design, with high-efficiency lamps, daylight...

August 11, 2010