Free steel design tool may help save money

Available as a free download from American Institute of Steel Construction's Web site, Clean Columns v3.1 can help reduce the overall cost of steel...

August 11, 2010

The City of North Miami and Miami-Dade County Public Schools have broken ground on the 165,000-sf North Miami Senior High School on a 4.5-acre site in North Miami, Fla. Designed by local architect Arquitectonica,...

August 11, 2010

Employment in the U.S. construction industry increased for only the second time in the past 15 months during June. Monthly losses during the period of decline ranged from less than 10,000 in August, September and...

August 11, 2010

Peter J. Davoren, president and CEO of Turner Construction Co., has joined Building Design+Construction's editorial board.

Davoren has spent his entire 30-...

August 11, 2010

The filing of claims by contractors after the completion of a major project is not unexpected, particularly when the building is as complex as the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, designed by Frank Gehry (BD...

August 11, 2010

Kirei Board is an engineered panel constructed from the stalks of sorghum (a member of the grass family), which is grown as food in various parts of the world. The reclaimed stalk straw is combined with poplar wood...

August 11, 2010
  • Scheduled for a 2006 opening, the 790-room Westin Convention Center Seaport Hotel is under construction adjacent to...

August 11, 2010

A 242-foot-high wind turbine, a rooftop PV array, and natural gas-powered cogeneration turbines are among the advanced energy features that helped earn LEED Gold certification for the new cadet residence hall at the...

August 11, 2010

Turner Construction Co., New York, has promoted Pasquale A. DiFilippo to general manager of its New York and New Jersey operations.

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August 11, 2010

Two smart-growth initiatives in two Western states bit the dust Nov. 7, but a constitutional amendment providing funds for brownfield revitalization passed in Ohio.

The Ohio amendment will help turn...

August 11, 2010