Bland is banned in the office spaces of the new millennium. Whether companies are rehabilitating historic structures or creating dizzying dot-com delirium with curving walls and raucous colors, the new offices are...

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August 11, 2010

After more than a decade during which no major resorts were constructed in the Phoenix area, Arizona's capital city has seen a surge of such development. Three resorts with a total of 2,200 guest rooms opened within...

August 11, 2010


          
      
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Concrete demands energy and natural resources, a careful design...


August 11, 2010

Can buildings heal the sick? If considered a physical extension of health-care practice and an embodiment of natural and spiritual forces, the built environment can certainly make a difference. An example of this healing...

August 11, 2010

Higher education construction spending is currently 18% higher than a year ago, but the year-to-year gain will slide down to near 10% for most of 2008-09. Public higher education spending increased 13% during the...

August 11, 2010

Add the explosion in the number of school-aged kids nationally to the glut of huge, vacant stores in many communities and what do you get? Big boxes being turned into schools. For districts facing population pressure...

August 11, 2010

While the emergence of building information modeling is no doubt providing huge advantages in cost and time savings on all types of projects, perhaps no other building type stands to...

August 11, 2010

The Peabody Institute's concert hall (built in 1866) and its adjacent library (completed in 1878) were the first buildings on a campus envisioned to be a "common ground, where all may meet," by its benefactor, the...

August 11, 2010