A sea change is gripping the U.S. building industry. Three-dimensional building information modeling is enabling Building Teams to shrink design and construction times and build more complicated structures with less...

August 11, 2010

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August 11, 2010

There comes a time when even the most celebrated building exteriors are in despair. While interior spaces tend to be regularly renovated and upgraded to keep historic buildings functional, the exterior envelope may often be...

August 11, 2010

Instrumental in the birth of the skyscraper, the late New York City architect George B. Post designed a more ornate type of building in 1906 that has remained a monument to him and to classic design. His Wisconsin...

August 11, 2010

Only one year after September 11, 2001, the building sites that were the targets of the terrorist attacks on that horrific day are being reclaimed, rebuilt and reborn. The A/E/C community mobilized like at no other...

August 11, 2010

"If you are ever discouraged, or disappointed with your life, I advise you to go to the backstage door of the Biltmore Theatre and enter quietly ... and listen. You will hear sixty years of laughter and bravos and...

August 11, 2010
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August 11, 2010

Although most A/E/C professionals view grey-water recycling as an application only for the most radical "green" buildings, these systems are slowing making their way into the mainstream building market, thanks to...

August 11, 2010

Increased trade with Asia— primarily with China — is altering traditional shipping patterns and making Southern California a hotbed of warehouse construction activity for "intermodal" facilities. These logistics...

August 11, 2010