Although Seminole (Texas) H.S. is occupied during re-roofing, the use of low-odor asphalt should alleviate concerns about fumes and VOCs. Photo: Courtesy of Construction Services...

August 11, 2010

Stephen Klamke feels somewhat vindicated. A recent study by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Research Center has positively concluded what the executive director of the EIFS Industry Members...

August 11, 2010

Turner Construction Company is the largest construction company in the U.S., with 5,800 employees in 46 offices nationwide and a presence in 20 countries. The firm, a subsidiary of German construction giant Hochtief AG, completed...

August 11, 2010



The team behind the new Holyoke (Mass.) Health Center was aiming for more than the...

August 11, 2010

When it comes to valuing employees, many firms offer flowery platitudes about attracting and retaining the best and brightest, but don't always back up those statements with benefits that achieve their aim. Arup's...

August 11, 2010

The Old Patent Office Building in Washington, D.C., completed in 1867, houses two Smithsonian Institution museums—the National Portrait Gallery and the American Art Museum. Collections include portraits of all U.S....

August 11, 2010

Hospital Building Teams are giving increasing attention to patient safety, and with good reason: The Institute of Medicine reports that as many as 1 out of 27 patients admitted into a hospital is harmed by...

August 11, 2010

Having a hard time recruiting top-notch talent? You're not alone.

Four of five AEC firms say hiring and retaining staff are their top operational challenges in...

August 11, 2010

As new residents of Charlotte, N.C., are seeking to make a connection with the rapidly growing Southeastern hot spot, Atlanta-based general contractor Batson-Cook Construction last month completed a...

August 11, 2010