Static and electric discharge poses a challenge for electronics manufacturers, but three types of flooring are designed to combat static. A carpet tile reduces back strain and fatigue while deadening noise. A polymeric flooring...

August 11, 2010

The Atlanta Marriott Marquis, a landmark hotel, is undergoing a $138 million renovation. Local architect Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback and Associates and TVS Interiors recently completed Phase I of the project,...

August 11, 2010

The experimental store, which opens later this month in McKinney, Texas, will feature wind and solar power generation, wetlands, and a drip irrigation system to reduce the building's impact on the local environment....

August 11, 2010

Dubai sets record for number of high-rise towers in a month. Permits to build eight high-rise towers in various parts of Dubai, UAE, with a total footprint of 11.3 million sf, were issued in December 2006, said Khalid Mohammed...

August 11, 2010

Insulated stainless-steel panels and high-performance glass will wrap a concrete-framed structure, providing a low-cost, sustainable solution for the Mercy Housing Lakefront affordable housing development on Chicago...

August 11, 2010

This cost-estimating tool includes a project case-study library that is complete with pictures, floor plans, costs, locations and construction time of 784 actual building projects. D4Cost 2001 costs models in square feet or...

August 11, 2010

Healthcare construction spending increased 3.3% in June ending a four-month period of no growth when the economy was weaker and investors more cautious earlier this year. An 8-9% annual growth pace is expected...

August 11, 2010


            
       
Inspired by Chinatrust's corporate philosophy, which emphasizes a family-like relationship between the bank and its clients, the design for the company's new headquarters in...


August 11, 2010

With the release of Archibus/FM Web Central, multiple worldwide users have two-way access to FM data hosted via a client's own Web server. This software provides full support for all of the leading servers and addresses Web...

August 11, 2010

Helsinki's latest high-rise, the 18-story KONE Building, incorporates a transparent façade, exposing the tower's elevators. "The idea was that because the client is an elevator company, we would have a 'moving façade...

August 11, 2010