Forbes ranks states by their “greenness.”Vermont, Oregon, and Washington topped Forbes's inaugural list of America's Greenest States. The report ranked each state by measuring and comparing key...

August 11, 2010

A 25-story condominium tower will be the key feature of Sherman Plaza, a $180 million mixed-use project that will occupy nearly an entire block in downtown Evanston, Ill. Architect is Daniel P. Coffey &...

August 11, 2010

One curious trend pushing professional sports franchises and civic leaders to develop new stadium projects is the wave of audio-visual and interactive "enhancements" to live action. The high-tech amenities increase project...

August 11, 2010

Construction spending for manufacturing facilities jumped 31% in the last two quarters. It is forecast to increase 30% or more by the end of next year and will continue to expand into 2007. Nonetheless, the after-...

August 11, 2010

Construction steel prices fell from August to March in a weak investment environment, as new supply appeared from previously shuttered capacity and from imports. Prices are now rising, with much of recent decline...

August 11, 2010

Walls, soffits and mansards can benefit from zinc-iron-coated steel, aluminum and copper panels with smooth or stucco-embossed surfaces. Preformed claddings offered in comprehensive line include concealed-fastener composite...

August 11, 2010

Santa Monica, Calif.-based architect WWCOT has been selected by Santa Monica College to design a new student services and administration building for the campus. The design will focus on consolidating the college's...

August 11, 2010

Atlanta-based hotelier NYLO Hotels is set to break ground on properties in Plano, Texas, and Warwick, R.I., that will incorporate allergy-resistant guestrooms. The 176-room Plano property will feature 44 “pure rooms...

August 11, 2010