Insulated stainless-steel panels and high-performance glass will wrap a concrete-framed structure, providing a low-cost, sustainable solution for the Mercy Housing Lakefront affordable housing development on Chicago...

August 11, 2010

This cost-estimating tool includes a project case-study library that is complete with pictures, floor plans, costs, locations and construction time of 784 actual building projects. D4Cost 2001 costs models in square feet or...

August 11, 2010

Healthcare construction spending increased 3.3% in June ending a four-month period of no growth when the economy was weaker and investors more cautious earlier this year. An 8-9% annual growth pace is expected...

August 11, 2010


            
       
Inspired by Chinatrust's corporate philosophy, which emphasizes a family-like relationship between the bank and its clients, the design for the company's new headquarters in...


August 11, 2010

With the release of Archibus/FM Web Central, multiple worldwide users have two-way access to FM data hosted via a client's own Web server. This software provides full support for all of the leading servers and addresses Web...

August 11, 2010

Helsinki's latest high-rise, the 18-story KONE Building, incorporates a transparent façade, exposing the tower's elevators. "The idea was that because the client is an elevator company, we would have a 'moving façade...

August 11, 2010

Healthcare construction spending dipped in the first quarter of 2003 after five quarters of expanding at a double-digit annual rate. Spending growth is expected to bounce back to a 10% annual pace through the end of...

August 11, 2010

During a time when interest in the restoration of historic buildings is at an all-time high, strict preservation guidelines make these projects more challenging for building teams and owners. The main challenge is...

August 11, 2010