Two entrepreneurs, David and Douglas Baum of Baum Realty Group, are converting an old lamp-making factory in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood into an exchange building that will house only green-oriented...

August 11, 2010

Tall buildings make the most lasting impression, but low-rise structures are the workhorses of the U.S. office building market. Buildings of six stories or less constitute 82% of the multi-tenant...

August 11, 2010

A design team headed by RoTo Architects, Los Angeles, took a new angle on an old masonry technique to keep outdoor sound from entering the La Jolla (Calif.) Playhouse's newest theater....

August 11, 2010

Make no mistake: The U.S. and global economies face continued challenges in the year ahead. On balance, however, it's reasonable to assume that if at least some things go right, overall economic...

August 11, 2010

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August 11, 2010

The $65 billion U.S. multifamily construction sector is under siege.

Escalating costs for building products and materials, financing, and construction services have...

August 11, 2010

Green walls are regularly used throughout Europe and Asia, and in Tokyo they are considered more valuable than green roofs for cooling the city. But the vegetated green wall is still new to the U.S.—with the...

August 11, 2010

Three-dimensional information, such as that provided by building information modeling, allows all members of the Building Team to visualize the many components of a project and how they work together. BIM and other 3D...

August 11, 2010

A multinational Building Team responsible for remaking the dilapidated headquarters of Argentina's premier daily newspaper into a Class A office tower had to execute the $30 million expansion in the heat of a charged...

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August 11, 2010