Despite the collapse of the condo market, multifamily construction is down only about 5% in the last six months, thanks to a burst of apartment construction.

Condos...

August 11, 2010

By all rights, Mexico City's Torre Mayor should only be 38 stories in height. Through the use of special shock-absorbing dampers, the Building Team was able to gain an additional 17 stories, nearly half again the...

August 11, 2010

Summary: For more efficient, valuable, and sustainable buildings, it is critical to focus on engineered systems and building automation. In addition to driving the functionality and...

August 11, 2010

A decade ago, the Houston-based engineering and consulting firm Walter P Moore was experiencing a voluntary annual turnover rate of a staggering 18%. Long-term retention was a major concern of management....

August 11, 2010

Too hip to be caught dead in a mall, yet in need of a one-stop shopping venue where clothes or kitchenware can be purchased, dry cleaning can be picked up, and a well-prepared meal can be enjoyed in a comfortable...

August 11, 2010

Red is now the hot color! Or is blue cool? Silver might be the in thing. Maybe it's black; then again, has black ever stopped being trendy?

Color trends influence the...

August 11, 2010

It's been more than 70 years since Larry Perkins and Philip Will founded Perkins & Will in Chicago. The ampersand in the logo has been replaced by a plus sign, but the Perkins+Will of today remains dedicated to...

August 11, 2010

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