Posted on December 27, 2013
Rings of scaffolding will start to rise this spring around the cast-iron dome of the U.S. Capitol in Washington as part of a $60 million renovation project to repair more...
Posted on December 19, 2013
To say that visitor facility planning and design is challenging is an understatement. There are many factors that determine the success of a facility, most of which center on...
Posted on December 18, 2013
Providing great architectural services and running a financially successful firm are not mutually exclusive. It’s quite the contrary. If you are as good an architect as you...
Posted on December 16, 2013
Automation is the future you can’t avoid, though you may try. Even within the metal building industry—which is made up of skilled tradesmen—automation has revolutionized, and...
Posted on December 16, 2013
Trust, one of the key elements to productive business relationships, is in short supply these days.  An Associated Press-GfK poll conducted in November 2013 discovered...
Posted on December 16, 2013
Minneapolis’s Northwestern Building, originally built in 1914 as a glass factory, is undergoing a major renovation. The 85,000-sf, four-story building is now serves as office...
Posted on December 16, 2013
Lee Elementary School, scheduled to open in fall 2014, will be net-zero-ready, and if the school board decides to sell district bonds and allow the purchase of additional...
Posted on December 09, 2013
Wayne Gretzky, arguably the greatest hockey player ever, once said, “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” Wouldn’t it be grand if AEC firms could...
Posted on December 09, 2013
Bethlehem, Pa., is a recipient of a 2013 award by Preservation Pennsylvania for a renovation of the oldest building on the former Bethlehem Steel Corp. site. The award, for...
Posted on December 09, 2013
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer unleashed a firestorm of criticism earlier this year when she ended employee telecommuting in the name of innovation.  Whether digital technology...