Jacksonville, Fla.-based design-builder Haskell announced on Nov. 12 that it had completed its acquisition of FreemanWhite, a Charlotte, N.C.-...

November 14, 2014

University officials and design firms are struggling to understand how rapidly changing student habits are altering how they use living spaces. To get a better feel for that phenomenon, Little Diversified Architectural Consulting earlier this...

November 14, 2014

The U.S Army's ambitious Net-Zero initiative has had several successful pilot trials, and planners are prepared to expand the nine-part demonstration field to scores of other Army facilities.

Net-Zero energy, waste, and water resource...

November 14, 2014

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson is today focused on making new construction in China more energy efficient by working with leaders to upgrade building codes.

Paulson has worked on the front lines of environmental protection in...

November 14, 2014

California’s comprehensive new water use plan makes conservation a priority, reinforcing a 2009 plan to reduce statewide per capita water consumption by 20% by 2020.

The state will invest in public awareness campaigns, research into water-...

November 14, 2014

This morning, JetBlue welcomed the first international arrivals at its new, Gensler-designed International Concourse extension to Terminal 5 (T5) at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport.

The International Concourse will offer...

November 14, 2014

Chaffin Junior High in Fort Smith, Ark., was built in 1969 with 86,000 sf. Despite additions of 7,500 and 15,000 sf in 1979 and 1990, the school was too small for the growing student population and its needs.

The new $8 million renovation...

November 12, 2014

A collaborative planning and design process may seem like a common-sense goal, but the concept can be a challenge to achieve in the fragmented AEC industry. 

“Inefficiency due to the lack of an interdisciplinary collaborative process...

November 12, 2014

We all know the important role of innovation in staying competitive in business. We also realize the critical role technology plays in the lives of all our customers. Many of our customers conduct important business from their temporary modular...

November 12, 2014

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) Brock Environmental Center reached construction completion today in Virginia Beach, Va. Designed by SmithGroupJJR and constructed by Hourigan Construction, the Center is an international model for energy and...

November 12, 2014