One hesitates to think what the hourly rate would be for the talent assembled at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., last Oct.16 for the North American Construction Forecast, sponsored by Building Design...

August 11, 2010

Specifications from NASA's Lewis Research Center led to the development of a soundproof guard booth, pre-engineered and prefabricated for use where noise is a problem.

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August 11, 2010

Developer Opus Northwest of Minneapolis broke ground on Phase 1 of a three-phase, 1.5 million-sf headquarters for Medtronic Inc.'s pacemaker, cardiac defibrillator, and other medical device businesses. Phase I of the...

August 11, 2010

Bruce E. Grewcock has been named CEO of Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc., Omaha, Neb. The 22-year Kiewit veteran succeeds chairman Kenneth E. Stinson.

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August 11, 2010

San Diego-based Austin Veum Robbins Partners has won an international design competition for a Class A office tower in Jakarta, Indonesia. Designed to serve the city's growing technology market, the 29-story, 520,...

August 11, 2010

Designs for three office towers for the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan were revealed by developer Larry Silverstein and Gov. George Pataki just days before the fifth anniversary of 9/11. The skyscrapers,...

August 11, 2010

A nonprofit public arts group last month selected New York City architect Diller + Scofidio to design its planned $60 million, 90,000-sq.-ft. museum on Manhattan's west side. The group, Eyebeam, stressed, however,...

August 11, 2010

Skanska has named Mike McNally president and CEO of its business unit, Skanska USA Building Inc., based in Parsippany, N.J.

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August 11, 2010

When people think of high-traffic areas, a hair salon is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But wear and tear on floors, along with the constant sweeping and moping let alone the foot traffic can reek havoc on...

August 11, 2010

With notable exceptions that include a 40-story tower that was to be occupied by the beleaguered Enron Corp., Houston experienced a dearth of office building construction for more than a decade. Meanwhile, a...

August 11, 2010