Some time ago, when Deborah Bermond was interviewing a prospective employee for a management position at Roy Anderson Corp, the VP of human resources suggested that the candidate walk the halls to get a...

August 11, 2010

Eddie Abeyta, 38

SVP...

August 11, 2010

Once the center of high-rise innovation, Chicago seems to have lost the mantle of global skyscraper mecca. Progressive European owners and fast growing, optimistic Asian cities have recently shown the bravura of building that...

August 11, 2010


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Metal remains popular as a building...

August 11, 2010

Fiber-optic lighting systems can deliver light comparable to conventional halogen or incandescent bulbs while saving up to 80% of energy costs. They can illuminate perishable foods and materials without heating them...

August 11, 2010

The industrial market doubled in the last four years but is still one-third smaller than the peak in 1998.

Jobsite construction spending for factories increased 11%...

August 11, 2010


Undulating concrete ceilings at London’s Portcullis House help cool the interior by taking advantage of thermal mass cooling.           
       
       
          
“The most...




August 11, 2010

70 Eye Street Condominiums

Washington, D.C.

13 stories, 858,843 sf

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August 11, 2010

Architectural solutions are a building team's premier weapons in the battle for better security. They are also the industry's perpetually unfinished jigsaw puzzles, however, with critical pieces often missing or misplaced....

August 11, 2010

Since 2001, more than 23,000 U.S. troops have been wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. Of those injured, more than 10,000 have received injuries too severe to allow them to return to active duty. More than 800 service...

August 11, 2010