Skylights range from utilitarian to high tech, and from strictly functional to solely decorative. However, in the ever-increasing effort to save clients money in energy costs, especially in such high-use applications...

August 11, 2010

Walker Hall, at the South Carolina School for the Deaf & Blind—the first school in the South to teach life skills to sensory-challenged children—was built in three phases, beginning in 1859 with a three-story...

August 11, 2010

Although it owes its very existence to aviation, the National Air and Space Museum was operating in restricted air space.

NASM's flagship building on the National Mall...

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August 11, 2010

Old Governor's Mansion, in Milledgeville, Ga., served as headquarters for General William Sherman as he marched his Union troops to the sea in the Civil War. Eight Georgia governors lived in and governed from this...

August 11, 2010

With building owners measuring energy savings in fractions of kilowatt-hours, the last thing they want is to see those savings going, quite literally, through the roof. While a properly installed roof insulation system is the...

August 11, 2010

BD+C's annual Giants 300 list consists of U.S. firms that designed or constructed the largest volume of commercial, institutional, industrial, and multifamily residential buildings in 2007. Each spring, the editors...

August 11, 2010

Many cities have household waste recycling programs for paper, cardboard, plastic, and aluminum. But what about old paint, used antifreeze, fertilizer, your broken cell phone collection, or that Commodore 64 you've...

August 11, 2010

From Baltimore to Portland, Ore., light-rail transit systems are helping to stimulate new nonresidential and residential construction. The development of new light-rail systems is being aided by the...

August 11, 2010