Riding a new wave of necessity, educational construction is trying to keep pace with rapidly rising enrollments throughout the country. But rather than simply constructing K-12 schools as quickly and inexpensively as...

August 11, 2010

Picture yourself a student at the newly renovated and expanded Deer Path Middle School in Lake Forest, Ill.: First thing in the morning, your music teacher ushers you down the hall into the school theater. You walk...

August 11, 2010

1450 Bricknell Office Tower

35 stories, 580,000 sf

$240 million

Rilea Group (D);...

August 11, 2010
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August 11, 2010

Located on a promontory on Staten Island overlooking New York Harbor, 102-year-old Curtis High School stands strong after a $25 million façade restoration effort.

The...

August 11, 2010

Eat your heart out, James Bond!

With a design that the fictional spy might have expected from Ian Fleming's ever-inventive character "Q," the new $617 million, ring-...

August 11, 2010

Transparent glazing is a shared feature of the curtain walls of the Halo Industries building in Niles, Ill., and the 23-story LVMH Building in New York City.

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August 11, 2010

Most heartening to advocates of sustainable construction are those projects for which commercial viability is the top project criterion. When green design emerges organically in design development — rather than as...

August 11, 2010

The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre rises like three crashing waves cresting above Interstate 75 in northwest Atlanta. The $145 million center is the new home of the Atlanta Opera and a symbol of the growth and...

August 11, 2010