The Bahrain National Theatre will be recognized with an Honor Award by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) in 2015. The Merit Awards will go to Milton court, the...

November 26, 2014

Back in the early 1980’s, I got to experience firsthand the wild and vivid performances of Survival Research Laboratories. My roommate was the girlfriend of Mark Pauline, the founder of the group and one of the minds behind machine artists like...

November 26, 2014

U.S. Steel, which has operated in Pittsburgh for more than 100 years, plans to stay at least 18 more. 

The giant steelmaker—which sold its 64-story U.S. Steel Tower headquarters in April 2011 and a year later announced it would move...

November 26, 2014

For all of you coffee aficionados out there, someone has brewed a thirst-quenching idea for the job site: CoffeeBoxx,...

November 26, 2014

Colorado's “vexing construction defects law” has hampered the building of new condominiums in the state, according to an editorial in the Denver Post.

State lawmakers have unsuccessfully tried to change the 2005 law blamed for...

November 26, 2014

The Cheyenne, Wyoming City Council voted down a measure that would have implemented design standards for new construction and building additions downtown.

The goal was to help jumpstart the revival of the state capital’s central business...

November 26, 2014

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) and ASTM International have developed Product Category Rules (PCR) for asphalt roofing in North America. The new PCR will provide consistent methodologies for asphalt roofing manufacturers to...

November 26, 2014

The 2015 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) will include the option to use an outcome-based approach when complying with local building energy codes, the first time the IgCC has allowed this method.

Previously, building energy...

November 26, 2014

A recent study published in the journal Psychological Science revealed that employees were 26% more satisfied in their roles when they had positions of power.

“It’s hardly surprising,” writes Management Consultant Mark Lukens, in...

November 26, 2014

A beautiful coating on metal products can make a strong statement, whether used on a high-end commercial project, an industrial building or a home. Rugged, durable coatings will ensure that bright, clean colors stay looking great overtime. They...

November 26, 2014