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

As a key element in the design of sustainable office facilities, underfloor air distribution (UFAD) systems provide LEED opportunities for their ventilation effectiveness, use of materials, and controllability. They...

August 11, 2010