The path to success took 16 years to complete. But Columbia Plaza Associates, a minority-owned development firm in Boston, overcame a depressed office market and two unsuccessful joint ventures to arrive at the sale...

August 11, 2010

Although enrollments in U.S. elementary and secondary schools are expected to grow only modestly — or in some regions even to decline — over the near term, the education sector remains one of the steadiest...

August 11, 2010

With the American Institute of Architects calling for reducing energy use in buildings by 50% over current codes by 2010, and in the context of rising oil prices and growing concern over global warming, Building...

August 11, 2010

Seven years ago, officials at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital took a hard look at Prentice Women's Hospital, knowing full well that, after 25 years of service, their Gold Coast jewel was delivering many...

August 11, 2010

Pop quiz: Can you name the largest steel-framed project currently under construction in the U.S.?

Answer: It’s the 52-story Palazzo...

August 11, 2010

Until recently, daylighting was one of the most misunderstood sustainable building product categories, mostly because the amount of daylight entering a skylight is not uniform or constant. While radiant heat can be...

August 11, 2010

When it opened on the Boardwalk in 1929, the Atlantic City Convention Hall was hailed as the world's largest clear-span space under one roof. Supporting its barrel-vaulted ceiling, 10 pairs of three-...

August 11, 2010

Most students entering the four-story atrium of the Lillis Business Complex at University of Oregon in Eugene probably don't realize that the checkered glass wall that floods the space with daylight also helps to...

August 11, 2010

Easy DVD rentals, sophisticated home theater systems, and outrageous ticket prices ($11 for an adult general admission ticket in midtown Manhattan) are threatening to make the local cineplex go the way of the...

August 11, 2010


The “Oasis” winter garden at Lufthansa Aviation Center, designed by Ingenhoven Architects 
           
          
       
Ever since founding Ingenhoven Architects in 1985,...




August 11, 2010