There is a tide in the design and construction of hospitals, which, taken at the flood, could lead to significantly better medical outcomes for thousands of patients. At the same time, this movement...

August 11, 2010

The 107-year-old Hearst Corporation, one of the world's largest diversified communications companies, quite literally is returning to its roots as it constructs a new headquarters in Manhattan. The unconventional 856...

August 11, 2010

Silicon Valley has changed the rules, if not the economics, of the workplace: irregular schedules, long hours, air-hockey tables, espresso 24/7 and casual everydays. It is a work environment derived from a...

August 11, 2010

The U.S. Green Building Council, which is holding its fifth Greenbuild this month in Denver, is prospering—6,925 member companies enrolled, dozens of highly motivated chapters throughout the country, 4,213 projects...

August 11, 2010

Fourteen years ago, Timothy H. Haahs, P.E., spent six months in a hospital waiting for a heart transplant. Only in his 30s and in the midst of a successful engineering career, Haahs spent much of that time...

August 11, 2010

A study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) reports that continuous air barrier systems can reduce air infiltration by up to 60% and energy consumption by almost 40% in commercial buildings...

August 11, 2010

The saying "the sum of the parts is greater than the whole" accurately applies to the Skanska companies. The U.S. affiliate of Sweden-based Skanska AB has parlayed its flat organizational structure into a winning...

August 11, 2010

In Jerusalem — a center of religious fervor, ancient archeology, ethnic diversity, and political struggle — a new building has joined the ranks of architecturally distinct government facilities in the National...

August 11, 2010

Four years ago, faced with preserving its historic exterior and at the same time meeting the demand for more space and information technology, Brooklyn's Packer Collegiate Institute decided upon a unique diversion...

August 11, 2010