Pavements occupy twice the surface area of buildings in the U.S. In urban watersheds they produce two-thirds of excess runoff and are responsible for essentially all the runoff pollution and temperature gain. By...

August 11, 2010

Faced with overcrowded schools and ever-shrinking capital budgets, more and more school districts are turning to the existing building stock for their next school expansion project.

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August 11, 2010

The talk in real estate circles is that condos are dead, but don't tell that to three developers who are building green condo high-rises in Chicago: Related Midwest, which recently completed a LEED Silver candidate...

August 11, 2010

At first glance, the condo tower rising 10 stories above Manhattan's trendy meatpacking district may look more like Darth Vader's pied-à-terre than New York's latest luxury condo development.

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August 11, 2010

The advent of a high-technology economy has meant a whirlwind of development on many fronts, and nowhere, perhaps, has it been more evident than in the field of local-area network (LAN) cabling. As computers seem obsolete...

August 11, 2010

Describing the efforts of architects, contractor, and owners to bring the new home of Houston's Texas Heart Institute (THI) to life prompts any number of medical metaphors: the grafting required to...

August 11, 2010

With the continued advancement of glass curtain wall technology, the popularity of these systems has skyrocketed to an all-time high.

Punched-window buildings have...

August 11, 2010

The Californian, a 23-story, $200 million condominium tower that opened last September in Los Angeles, is located in the heart of a seismic zone. Yet with 327,034 sf of residential space, its luxury units (ranging in...

August 11, 2010
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August 11, 2010