The senior housing market can be compared with a train, says developer Stephen Wright: "We can see the freight train coming down the track traveling at a constant speed. It may have different buying preferences, but...

August 11, 2010

The staggered-truss structural system incorporating steel trusses was developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the late 1960s. However, designers' interest in the system has lagged largely because...

August 11, 2010

Digital systems have become a fundamental component of healthcare design and construction, providing remarkable benefits to patients and hospital operators — and posing new challenges for Building Teams....

August 11, 2010

The light-emitting diode (LED) has come a long way and hasn't even reached its 45th birthday. Long the preferred lighting device for consumer electronics, solid-state LEDs (many tiny LED chips clustered together to...

August 11, 2010

The Building Team for the new Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta credits a two-page document with being one of the most helpful tools used to successfully deliver such a complicated structure.

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August 11, 2010

While the Bird's Nest and Water Cube captured all the TV coverage during the Beijing Olympics in August, the Rem Koolhaas-designed CCTV Headquarters in Beijing—known as the “Drunken Towers” or “Big Shorts,” for its...

August 11, 2010



The Robert F. Kennedy Main Justice Building houses the U.S. Attorney General's...

August 11, 2010

While RTKL is practically synonymous with retail architecture, David C. Hudson, president of the Baltimore-based A/E firm, is quick to note that such work only accounts for about a quarter of its revenues....

August 11, 2010

'Group' name reflects team approach to complex woes

In an effort to redefine the 74-year-old firm, Syska Hennessy Group changed its name...

August 11, 2010

Aug. 28, 1998, was a tragic day for the congregation of Manhattan's Central Synagogue, one of New York City's oldest Jewish temples. A fire — ironically started accidentally by a worker repairing a rooftop air-...

August 11, 2010