Jacob & Co. Fine Jewelry caters to star customers like singer/actress Jessica Simpson, rapper 50 Cent, Victoria's Secret model Gisele Bundchen, and soccer star David ("Bend It Like") Beckham. Founder Jacob ("The...

August 11, 2010

Just as modern medicinemay give an aging and ailing body a second chance at life, this year's recipients of Building Design & Construction's 19th annual...

August 11, 2010

The Telenor Group, Norway's largest telecommunications organization, set a high bar for information and communications technology for its new 1.5 million-sf headquarters in the Oslo suburb of Fornebu. As a result,...

August 11, 2010



In the days when three-quarters of America was a wild, lawless no-man's land, Pioneer...

August 11, 2010

Why choose a metal roof when retrofitting your building? According to Mark James, a former independent roofing consultant and, more recently, general manager of Houston-based MBCI NuRoof Retrofit Solutions, metal...

August 11, 2010

Your firm doesn't "do" healthcare, you say. Fine. How might the principles of evidence-based hospital design be applied to your work on other types of facilities?

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August 11, 2010

When New York architect David Yum first set foot in the high-rise Leema Building lobby in Seoul, South Korea, he felt out of place.

"There was no center to the place....

August 11, 2010

Office and retail markets are taking a beating in most areas of the country. Commercial office vacancies are approaching record levels in many areas, and studies are showing that lifestyle changes are spoiling the...

August 11, 2010

Despite working at what was described as the most dangerous construction site in the U.S., only 35 of the 1,500 plus workers at Ground Zero sustained injuries during rescue and recovery. None were life-threatening....

August 11, 2010

Designed by H. H. Richardson in the 1870s to serve the city's...

August 11, 2010