An estimated 7.1 million Americans were employed by the construction industry during June 2001 — 3.3 percent more than at the same time last year. Although the total number of jobs in the nation's construction sector...

August 11, 2010

Already one of the more progressive municipalities in the United States in terms of its support of sustainable design, the Seattle City Council is directing its buildings department to look for ways to further its commitment to...

August 11, 2010

The Milwaukee Public Museum has gone to great lengths to protect its vast collection of butterflies from the harsh Wisconsin climate. Part of a 14,500-sq.-ft., $6.5 million addition to the museum, the new Puelicher...

August 11, 2010

Cost comparisons per square foot in select metro markets...

August 11, 2010

Firm changes. New York City-based Morse Diesel International Inc. has taken the name of its parent company, AMEC, to legally become AMEC...

August 11, 2010

The first version of the National Building Information Modeling Standard (NBIMS) has been released for a two-month industry review period. The document titled “National Building Information Modeling Standard Version...

August 11, 2010

Construction is complete on Qualcomm's Building W Campus, a 909,170-sf, three-building campus and parking structure located in San Diego. Designed by Delawie Wilkes Rodrigues Barker, San Diego, the new campus will...

August 11, 2010

The Orange County, Calif., office of design-builder Opus West Corp., Phoenix, has broken ground on the 314,000-sf Opus Center Irvine III office building in Irvine, Calif. The 13-story office complex represents the...

August 11, 2010

Modular carpet tiles from Interface are available in more than 150 styles and multiple sizes, from 19x19 inches to 39x39 inches. The tiles meet the industry's highest environmental...

August 11, 2010