Posted on October 11, 2012
The U.S. Green Building Councilwill begin the LEED v4 beta testing period in November. In addition, the fifth public-comment period for proposed changes to LEED standards has...
Posted on October 10, 2012
A restoration project on the Great Dome building at Massachusetts Institute Technology in Cambridge, MA will place a new skylight on the iconic dome and return the facility...
Posted on October 04, 2012
The American Institute of Architects has issued its triennial Survey Report of Firm Characteristics, “The Business of Architecture,” which documents the devastation that the...
Posted on October 03, 2012
San Francisco, where a growing number of residents are being priced out of the housing market by a revived high tech economy, is the latest city to consider so-called “micro...
Posted on October 02, 2012
Restoration began recently at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee. Repairs of two historic buildings in the National Soldiers Home Historic District are...
Posted on October 01, 2012
Recently, I put out a notice to PR/Marketing firms, SMPS members, and others who represent AEC firms offering the opportunity to submit editorial content suggestions for our...
Posted on October 01, 2012
The Environmental Protection Agency's Integrated Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Planning Approach Framework released in June provides guidance on development of an "...
Posted on September 25, 2012
EDITORIAL OPPORTUNITY – BD+C Greenbuild 2012 Issue The November issue of Building Design+Construction will feature a “progress report on sustainable design and construction”...
Posted on September 25, 2012
Federal government agencies are aggressively replacing standard roofs with cool roofs that reflect rather than absorb sunlight. Two years ago, Energy Secretary Steven Chu...
Posted on September 21, 2012
Young professionals (under age 40) from more than 40 AEC firms have signed up for the BD+C/AIA Chicago “U40 Leadership Summit,” Oct 3-5, in Chicago. Among the firms sending...