Posted on September 07, 2011
The National Trust for Historic Preservation will demonstrate how to improve energy efficiency in older buildings in a rehab of a 19th-Century former school building in...
Posted on August 31, 2011
The Port of San Francisco has launched an ambitious development plan to turn the massive Pier 70 into a new hub for offices targeted for technology and biotechnology...
Posted on August 31, 2011
 Graphisoft, NEC Corporation and leading Japanese Construction Company Obayashi Corp. announced this week that they are working on joint development of a BIM cloud-...
Posted on August 26, 2011
A $450-million plan to transform the site of a 60-year-old coal-fired power plant into a sustainable mixed-use community, called “Potomac River Green,” was unveiled this...
Posted on August 23, 2011
 Hewlett-Packard’s announcement last week that it plans to sell or exit the personal computer business was overshadowed by the news that the company’s TouchPad tablet...
Posted on August 19, 2011
As the iPad continues to dominate tablet PC sales, several manufacturers of construction and design software are introducing new products to take advantage of its popularity....
Posted on August 17, 2011
San Rafael, Calif.-based software developer Autodesk introduced two new 3D infrastructure design products this week. Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler 2012 conceptual design...
Posted on August 17, 2011
Reduced federal government construction budgets are likely to mean agencies will favor rehab of structures over new construction. The federal government spent $39.4 billion...
Posted on August 10, 2011
For a number of reasons, PVC is a popular choice of material on reroofing projects: well-suited to “cool roof” goals, readily recyclable, flame resistant, and highly flexible...
Posted on August 03, 2011
A recent report by Better Bricks identifies 50 building retrofits that have demonstrated or predicted performance of 30% or better than the average for comparable buildings....