In the heart of downtown Charlotte, N.C., just blocks from Hearst Tower and adjacent to the new NBA Bobcats Arena, sits an oasis for children—a whimsical wonderland that brings together under one roof two local...

August 11, 2010

Back in 2002, before the Building Team working on the design of the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, Tenn., even began concept drawings for the 197,000-sf neo-classical symphony building, the architects, engineers,...

August 11, 2010

The topping out of Milwaukee's Miller Park retractable-roof stadium last November was a milestone in many ways. Just a month earlier, lucky fans of major league baseball's Brewers franchise autographed the 18-ton...

August 11, 2010

As a major share of any building's operating budget, heating and cooling costs must be considered from the very inception of the design phase. To keep facilities competitive, overall design and heating, ventilation and air-...

August 11, 2010

See if this scenario sounds familiar: A couple of guys come out of architecture school armed with newly minted diplomas and dreams of putting their mark on the built environment, Howard Roark-style. Somehow they...

August 11, 2010

 

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August 11, 2010

Largely ignored by professionals in the design and construction industry as recently as five years ago, mold is now the focus of countless industry seminars, research studies, and magazine articles....

August 11, 2010
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August 11, 2010

Construction spending for government buildings, excluding housing, education, and healthcare, expanded an estimated 18% in the fiscal year ending June 2008—a slight pickup from the 14% growth seen the prior year....

August 11, 2010