An architect's dream at the drafting board can oftentimes turn into a contractor's nightmare during execution.

But in the case of the stylish brick exterior of the...

August 11, 2010

Glazed brick has been a mainstay in building construction for more than 4,000 years, cladding some of the world's oldest pyramids, the ruins of Babylon, and ancient ruins of Greek cities.

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August 11, 2010

The continued growth of urban renewal and mass-transit projects has placed an increase importance on parking. Mixed-use and transit-oriented developments in mid- and large-size cities across the nation are drawing...

August 11, 2010



After more than a century without a substantial renovation, Old Suffolk County...

August 11, 2010

As the popularity of vegetated roofs grows in the U.S., Building Teams are finding new methods for greening rooftops. A recent trend is to adapt green roof technology for low- and steep-slope applications....

August 11, 2010

It is a house of beautiful spacious rooms furnished in exquisite taste and elegance, and will make a strong appeal to those appreciative of refined and comfortable conditions." That was the published...

August 11, 2010

From sunny San Diego to frigid New York, roofs across America are slowly becoming whiter, brighter — cooler.

Most traditional dark-colored roofs...

August 11, 2010

The forecast of Glenn Mueller, Ph.D., a professor at John Hopkins University's Real Estate Institute, should prove useful to Building Teams in their 2003 strategic planning.

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August 11, 2010

When the klieg lights went up last month on the new Kodak Theatre's first-ever hosting of the annual Academy Awards gala, the drama behind the scenes might have matched anything on the screen....

August 11, 2010