The U.S. Green Building Council recently announced that its board of directors has told the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design steering committee to address two proposed changes to the wood and biobased...

August 11, 2010

With the transition of the computers based on traditional operation modules to Web-based systems, it is possible for nearly any business function within an A/E/C firm to be performed online from virtually any...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010

Forrester Construction, Rockville, Md., has been awarded the contract for the $22 million Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Center in Warrenton, Va. The facility will be part of the town plan for development of a 65-...

August 11, 2010

Surface friction, ball bounce and rolling load are factors considered in specification of hardwood floors for gymnasiums. These low-profile and fixed resilient flooring systems are anchored to the underlying concrete slab,...

August 11, 2010

The office building sector continued to look deceptively healthy — on the basis of year-to-date spending trends — right into the fall of this year. The value of new office building work completed through September...

August 11, 2010

Replicating the form and appearance of the rolling hills of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, the 810,000-sq.-ft. City of Culture of Galicia cultural center will comprise six structures housed beneath an undulating roof...

August 11, 2010

Raleigh-Durham (N.C.) International Airport officially opened the gates at its new $570 million Terminal 2 late last month. At 920,000 sf, the terminal is nearly three times larger than the facility it replaces,...

August 11, 2010

The U.S. Green Building Council unveiled the latest version of its LEED for Existing Buildings green building certification system at the International Facilities Managers Association's annual convention in New...

August 11, 2010