Hallelujah! Business was good in 2004 for many AEC firms in Building Design & Construction's Giants 300, and there's cautious optimism that business will stay strong throughout 2005....

August 11, 2010

A renovation project doesn't necessarily result in a conspicuous change of appearance. A case in point is the renovation of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence, Mo., on which BD&C'...

August 11, 2010

Bland is banned in the office spaces of the new millennium. Whether companies are rehabilitating historic structures or creating dizzying dot-com delirium with curving walls and raucous colors, the new offices are...

August 11, 2010

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August 11, 2010

After more than a decade during which no major resorts were constructed in the Phoenix area, Arizona's capital city has seen a surge of such development. Three resorts with a total of 2,200 guest rooms opened within...

August 11, 2010


          
      
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Concrete demands energy and natural resources, a careful design...


August 11, 2010

Can buildings heal the sick? If considered a physical extension of health-care practice and an embodiment of natural and spiritual forces, the built environment can certainly make a difference. An example of this healing...

August 11, 2010

Higher education construction spending is currently 18% higher than a year ago, but the year-to-year gain will slide down to near 10% for most of 2008-09. Public higher education spending increased 13% during the...

August 11, 2010

Add the explosion in the number of school-aged kids nationally to the glut of huge, vacant stores in many communities and what do you get? Big boxes being turned into schools. For districts facing population pressure...

August 11, 2010