Summary: Among all the challenges plaguing buildings in the U.S., moisture-related problems are at the top of the list. This report offers design solutions for avoiding the long list of problems that relate to poorly designed...

August 11, 2010

The worst disaster to strike the nation since December 7, 1941, occurred on September 11, 2001. What happened after that attack was the largest peacetime mobilization of the engineering and...

August 11, 2010

Transparency and security are not necessarily compatible qualities in a government building, but the U.S. General Services Administration says the two have been successfully merged at the new Oklahoma City (Okla.)...

August 11, 2010

Heery's shift to public work pays off in slow market

Directly relating to the economic downturn of the last few years, work for many A/E...

August 11, 2010

As in many other cities, the rebirth in the 1990s of the downtown Dallas residential market began largely with the renovation of old buildings. Turn-of-the-century multistory warehouses, offices and department stores were...

August 11, 2010

Can a sleek new corporate headquarters help to enhance a corporate image? Athletic shoe and apparel manufacturer Reebok International Ltd. is convinced that it can, and offers as an example its $70 million world headquarters in...

August 11, 2010

Past Winners2006
FreemanWhite
Hnedak Bobo Group
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Shawmut Design and Construction
Walter P Moore
2007
Anshen+Allen
Arup
Bovis Lend Lease
Cannon...









August 11, 2010

1 Two-for-one financial security

Philips CSI, a European maker of security cameras, needed a state-of-the-art high-tech facility in the U.S. but didn't want to...

August 11, 2010

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August 11, 2010

Developing a building that can accommodate a single species is challenging enough. Imagine designing and constructing a facility for more than 160 species of fish, mammals, birds, reptiles,...

August 11, 2010