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

As building designers and owners last month awaited the release of an engineering analysis of the World Trade Center collapse, preliminary indications foresaw no recommendations for significant changes to building...

August 11, 2010


          
        
Construction has reached the midway point for the Austonian, a 56-story, 850,000-sf high-rise residential and retail project in Austin, Texas. At 683 feet, the tower will be the...


August 11, 2010

The Village Walk at EastLake is a new 162,000-sf specialty retail complex serving the master-planned community of EastLake in Chula Vista, Calif. The complex is being developed by San Diego-based Sunberry...

August 11, 2010

The construction materials market has stabilized enough that cost estimates can again be made with reasonable confidence and the incidence of expensive expediting and paying premium prices to get materials has...

August 11, 2010