Contractors

Bringing the concepts of architects, engineers, and clients to life often requires problem-solving and compromise, and always requires hard work on the contractor’s part. Keeping construction within the allotted budget and up to the rest of the building team’s standards requires a combination of extensive technical and product knowledge.
December 21, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Adrian D. Smith, FAIA, RIBA, is co-founder (with Gordon Gill) of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Archi...

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Sloan School of Management
December 21, 2010 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

University architects representing four prominent institutions of higher learning tell how your f...

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December 17, 2010 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The Building Team for a renovation project at Georgia Tech uses BIM and 3D design tools to solve...

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Ocean House resort, Watch Hill, R.I.
December 17, 2010 |

The iconic Ocean House resort in Watch Hill, R.I., had to be torn down in 2005 when systemic defi...

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Park Hotel Hyderabad
December 17, 2010 |

The Park Hotel Hyderabad in Hyderabad, India, was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to c...

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U.S. Benchmark Development
December 17, 2010 |

The 58-story Austonian in Austin, Texas, is the tallest residential building in the western U.S....

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December 17, 2010 |

Theater, music, and dance programs at Sam Houston State University have a new venue in the 101,94...

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Ayaginaar Elitnaurvik
December 17, 2010 |

Ayagina’ar Elitnaurvik, a new K-12 school serving the Lower Kuskikwim School District, is now ope...

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The Carlyle, Los Angeles
December 17, 2010 |

A new luxury condominium tower in Los Angeles, The Carlyle has 24 floors with 78 units. Each of t...

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Rios Clementi Hale Studio
December 17, 2010 |

The Hollywood/Vine Metro portal and public plaza in Los Angeles provides an entrance to the Red L...

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College of Electrical and Computer Engineering
December 17, 2010 |

A new $90 million, 250,000-sf classroom and laboratory facility with a 450-seat auditorium for th...

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VietinBank Business Center
December 17, 2010 |

The 300,000-sm VietinBank Business Center in Hanoi, Vietnam, designed by Foster + Partners, will...

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Bellefair Kew Beach Residences
December 17, 2010 |

Reserve Properties is transforming a 20th-century church into Bellefair Kew Beach Residences, a r...

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Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
December 17, 2010 |

Construction of the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, Ariz., is under way. Located on...

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Camp Pendleton
December 17, 2010 |

The team of Clark/McCarthy, HKS Architects, and Wingler & Sharp are collaborating on the desi...

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December 17, 2010 | By William Kirkham, PE, SE

A veteran structural engineer offers expert advice on how to avoid problems with stone cladding a...

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December 17, 2010 |

Structural insulated panels are gaining the attention of Building Teams interested in achieving h...

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December 15, 2010 |

Green building initiatives are a key influencer when tenants decide to sign a commercial real est...

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December 07, 2010 |

The Request for Proposal (RFP) process is key to managing a successful LEED project, according to...

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December 07, 2010 |

Blue design creates places that are not just neutral, but actually add back to the world and is t...

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December 07, 2010 |

Green building’s momentum hasn’t been stopped by the economic recession and will keep speeding th...

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December 07, 2010 |

The proposed Forest Certification Benchmark to determine when wood-certification groups would hav...

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December 07, 2010 |

The Associated General Contractors of America wants to know about your construction company’s bus...

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December 07, 2010 |

The multifamily sector is showing signs of a real recovery, with nearly 22,000 new apartment unit...

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December 07, 2010 |

Lord Norman Foster, reportedly has been selected to design Apple’s new campus in Cupertino, Calif...

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December 07, 2010 |

With Beijing, Shanghai, and Mumbai already on the global radar, where can the next wave of constr...

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December 07, 2010 |

IBM’s new offices at Dulles Station West in Herndon, Va., utilized Petersen’s PAC-1000 F Flush Se...

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December 06, 2010 |

The construction unemployment rate jumped to 18.8% in November as the sector lost another 5,000 j...

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December 06, 2010 |

Rising energy costs and a tough economic climate have forced the nation’s school districts to def...

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December 02, 2010 |

Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel, Architects, PC won the prestigious Gold Key Award for Excellence in H...

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