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August 11, 2010

Old Governor's Mansion, in Milledgeville, Ga., served as headquarters for General William Sherman as he marched his Union troops to the sea in the Civil War. Eight Georgia governors lived in and governed from this...

August 11, 2010

With building owners measuring energy savings in fractions of kilowatt-hours, the last thing they want is to see those savings going, quite literally, through the roof. While a properly installed roof insulation system is the...

August 11, 2010

BD+C's annual Giants 300 list consists of U.S. firms that designed or constructed the largest volume of commercial, institutional, industrial, and multifamily residential buildings in 2007. Each spring, the editors...

August 11, 2010

Many cities have household waste recycling programs for paper, cardboard, plastic, and aluminum. But what about old paint, used antifreeze, fertilizer, your broken cell phone collection, or that Commodore 64 you've...

August 11, 2010

From Baltimore to Portland, Ore., light-rail transit systems are helping to stimulate new nonresidential and residential construction. The development of new light-rail systems is being aided by the...

August 11, 2010

Life is beginning anew at Ground Zero, but its rebirth is by no means a smooth or easy process. The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) is heading back to the drawing tables and enlisting more designers in...

August 11, 2010

The economy may be struggling , but you'd never know it from the gaming industry's torrid pace. Native American casinos are exploding — 330 of them nationwide, totaling $14.5 billion in revenues, according to the...

August 11, 2010

Pavements occupy twice the surface area of buildings in the U.S. In urban watersheds they produce two-thirds of excess runoff and are responsible for essentially all the runoff pollution and temperature gain. By...

August 11, 2010