In proton therapy, the medical team directs a beam of sub-atomic protons at the patient's tumor site. The protons are able to accurately target and kill tumors—both near the surface and seated deep within the human body—...

August 11, 2010

If you've seen one bank branch, have you really seen them all? Not if it's a PNC Bank green branch office.

Banks, retailers, chain restaurants, and other fast-growing...

August 11, 2010

In planning the Burr Elementary School in Fairfield, Conn., the school's building committee heeded the words of William Wordsworth: Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher....

August 11, 2010

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August 11, 2010

The economic boom of the 1990s fattened state coffers even as the stock market boosted endowments, enabling public and private institutions of higher learning to invest in major building renovations, additions, and...

August 11, 2010

When it comes to maintaining the durability of brick masonry wall systems, moisture control is perhaps the most crucial design consideration.

Unwanted moisture can...

August 11, 2010

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August 11, 2010

If light is the necessary condition of architecture, then glass is its most provocative metaphor. Glass speaks of everything new, transcendent and enlightened. New construction at Ground Zero, and...

August 11, 2010

Green buildings are growing by leaps and bounds. Between 2005 and 2006, project registrations in major LEED categories grew by more than 50%, while project certifications were up 67%.

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August 11, 2010