On a bright summer day in Lower Manhattan, U.S. District Court Judge William H. Barbour, Jr., huddles with GSA officials in a dark, soundproof room no larger than a storage closet on the...

August 11, 2010

If there was any question about the rate of growth of the green building movement, one need look no farther than the numbers for the LEED Accredited Professional program.

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August 11, 2010

The Banner Bank Building in Boise, Idaho, was conceived and designed not just as the most sustainable building in town, but also as a cost-efficient stigma breaker that shows how green...

August 11, 2010

Located off the Boardwalk at Renaissance Point on what was once landfill, the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa hopes to usher in a new era of luxury accommodations for Atlantic City gaming.

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August 11, 2010

The destruction of the World Trade Center towers has heightened concern about the progressive collapse of buildings. Ironically, engineers disagree on the definition of this phenomenon, and many argue that the...

August 11, 2010

In the heart of downtown Charlotte, N.C., just blocks from Hearst Tower and adjacent to the new NBA Bobcats Arena, sits an oasis for children—a whimsical wonderland that brings together under one roof two local...

August 11, 2010

Back in 2002, before the Building Team working on the design of the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, Tenn., even began concept drawings for the 197,000-sf neo-classical symphony building, the architects, engineers,...

August 11, 2010

The topping out of Milwaukee's Miller Park retractable-roof stadium last November was a milestone in many ways. Just a month earlier, lucky fans of major league baseball's Brewers franchise autographed the 18-ton...

August 11, 2010

As a major share of any building's operating budget, heating and cooling costs must be considered from the very inception of the design phase. To keep facilities competitive, overall design and heating, ventilation and air-...

August 11, 2010