Architects at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill have grand plans for a new corporate headquarters tower near the Pearl River in Guangzhou, China. The tower’s shape will funnel wind down the vertical face of the...

August 11, 2010

The national office vacancy rate declined 0.2% to 16.4% in the first quarter, according to Property & Portfolio Research, with new demand for office space outgrowing supply by a 3:2 ratio.The value of private...

August 11, 2010

When 16,000 architects descended on Charlotte for last year's American Institute of Architects convention, their curiosity was piqued by gray concrete towers rising on either side of a six-story parking structure...

August 11, 2010

Mergers and acquisitions. Des Moines-based Pulley & Associates, a consulting engineering firm, has merged with Phoenix-based A/E and CM Durrant. John W. Pulley will be managing principal.

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August 11, 2010

Overall employment in the construction industry was estimated at 6.648 million workers during December 2002 — a decline of 1.3% from the year-end-2001 level. Over the same period of time, total U.S. employment...

August 11, 2010

The U.S. Green Building Council recently announced that its board of directors has told the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design steering committee to address two proposed changes to the wood and biobased...

August 11, 2010

With the transition of the computers based on traditional operation modules to Web-based systems, it is possible for nearly any business function within an A/E/C firm to be performed online from virtually any...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010