Does your latest building project need a driver? I mean, do the plans and specs call for a live human being to inhabit your creation for no reason other than to crank levers and push buttons?

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August 11, 2010

Construction is underway on the first condominium at University Town Center, a 40-acre community in northern Prince George's County, Md. The 112-unit luxury tower, along with a second condominium featuring 22 loft-...

August 11, 2010
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A/E/C firms can distribute, view and acquire project drawings and technical documents online...

August 11, 2010

In a move unusual for its scope, a private owner has installed a 65kW wind turbine to reduce its dependence on utility-supplied electricity. The turbine is mounted atop a 125-foot-tall pole beside the new...

August 11, 2010

A $120 million concert hall for the Nashville Symphony will feature an auditorium accommodating 115 musicians, 1,900 seats, and 150 choir members. Washington D.C.-based architect David M. Schwarz/...

August 11, 2010

In 1920, William Wrigley, Jr., founder of his eponymous chewing-gum company, took a chance when he commissioned the construction of the first office building north of the Chicago River—then an undesirable, run-down...

August 11, 2010

BD+C's editorial staff picked up a few honors when the Construction Writers Association announced the winners of its 37th annual journalism and photography awards.

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August 11, 2010

Construction recently began on a new 56-story upscale residential tower in Panama City, Panama, designed by architect Philippe Starck. The condominium development will be a joint venture between developer/designer...

August 11, 2010