When it opened on the Boardwalk in 1929, the Atlantic City Convention Hall was hailed as the world's largest clear-span space under one roof. Supporting its barrel-vaulted ceiling, 10 pairs of three-...

August 11, 2010

Most students entering the four-story atrium of the Lillis Business Complex at University of Oregon in Eugene probably don't realize that the checkered glass wall that floods the space with daylight also helps to...

August 11, 2010

Easy DVD rentals, sophisticated home theater systems, and outrageous ticket prices ($11 for an adult general admission ticket in midtown Manhattan) are threatening to make the local cineplex go the way of the...

August 11, 2010


The “Oasis” winter garden at Lufthansa Aviation Center, designed by Ingenhoven Architects 
           
          
       
Ever since founding Ingenhoven Architects in 1985,...




August 11, 2010

All brick walls, old and new, are susceptible to deterioration. Exposure to harsh weather, poor construction, and lack of maintenance can all lead to the failure of brick structures.

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August 11, 2010

For more than a half century, starting in 1924, millions of visitors toured Ford Motor Co.'s Rouge manufacturing facility in Dearborn, Mich., to marvel at the sights and sounds of one of the world's largest...

August 11, 2010

Over the last decade, a fundamental shift in the national building codes has changed the landscape of seismic design. Building Teams that work out-side the West Coast could be designing for seismic events, even if...

August 11, 2010

The buildings in Block C serve as the gateway to CityCenter. This “neighborhood” runs parallel to Las Vegas Boulevard—the Strip—and is considered CityCenter’s front door. It’s the first neighborhood passersby and...

August 11, 2010

Given the cyclical nature of building construction, riding out a down market is nothing new to most of the 75 contracting and 25 construction management firms in this year's Design/Construct Top 300. Not surprisingly...

August 11, 2010