Comprehensive force protection. Building standoff. Blast proofing. CBR detection. Progressive collapse. Collateral damage risk. Site hardening.

These are among the...

August 11, 2010

A few years ago, developer Kathleen Webb wondered about the viability of a mixed-use project that her firm was planning in Arlington, Va.

Webb, a principal at The JBG...

August 11, 2010

The trend toward incorporating green building and sustainable design into modular school construction has been making steady advances, gaining the most momentum during the past year.

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August 11, 2010

When former Tonight Show host Johnny Carson joked about "beautiful downtown Burbank," only residents of the Los Angeles suburb could fully appreciate the humor. "In those days, there wasn't a downtown," says Susan Evans, the...

August 11, 2010

San Jose, California's third-largest city (after Los Angeles and San Diego), enjoys a robust population of almost one million and the idyllic climate of Northern California—300 sunny days a year on average, with a...

August 11, 2010
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August 11, 2010

Vinyl mimics concrete, leather, and wood

New vinyl floors from Innovision in the ArtWalk collection accurately replicate the look of concrete, leather, or metallics, all in durable sheet...

August 11, 2010

Self-cleaning paints and coatings that use photocatalytic titanium dioxide (TiO2) and are widely used in Europe to combat bacteria, smog, and dirt could soon be available in the U.S. With the help of a little UV...

August 11, 2010