Revitalizing a worn-down or underused building and restoring it to a useful purpose can be one of the most challenging yet rewarding assignments for a Building Team. Often such buildings hold historic significance...

August 11, 2010

When the National Football League's Arizona Cardinals decided to build a new stadium in 2000, the desert climate was a major consideration of the design plan. The Cardinals had difficulty drawing fans to Sun Devil...

August 11, 2010

Sixty-four-year-old Robins & Morton has grown from the small Robins Engineering Company of Birmingham, Ala., into one of the top healthcare general contractors in the nation. Today, R&M has offices in...

August 11, 2010

Summary: When you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go. But where? “The reality is that public restrooms matter to the public. The way a business or building treats its facilities is a...

August 11, 2010

Healthcare construction spending increased 14% over the last 12 months and is expected to continue expanding at the same pace through 2008. Healthcare starts, reported by Reed Construction Data, increased 16% in...

August 11, 2010

From the design and construction of the first pyramids by the Egyptian architect Imhotep in 2780 B.C., until the 20th century, the architect acted as designer and construction manager on building projects. As...

August 11, 2010

When Kansas City's classic Union Station opened in 1914, it was the second largest in the U.S., exceeded in size only by New York's Grand Central Terminal. But as riders abandoned trains in favor of other...

August 11, 2010

An avocado rancher, an Ironman triathlete, a star college quarterback, and a semi-retired mountain guide are among the 40 brightest stars in the AEC universe—and they're all under age 40....

August 11, 2010

The nation's colleges and universities are building at such a pace, and to such a level of luxuriance, as to defy augury.

This year, American academic institutions...

August 11, 2010

There's Team Puma in the Great Plains, e-Steel in the Southwest, the Steel Frame Alliance in the Midwest and South, and a half-dozen others scattered throughout the U.S.

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August 11, 2010