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Gilbane invested $60,000 to acquire its first 3D laser scanner, the FARO Focus 3
on July 01,2014 in Feature

From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are potential game changers for AEC firms that are...

Jevon Carrington and Leila Schey, both Architectural Designers in Gensler’s Wash
on July 01,2014 in Feature

In search of a fast rendering solution, Gensler looked to the gaming and moviemaking industries for the next breakthrough tool: Octane Render.

Having the correct model views loaded and visibility settings adjusted prior to
on July 01,2014 in Feature

Process mapping, split models, and streamlined coordination meetings are among the timesaving techniques AEC firms are employing to improve BIM/...

For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire res
on June 27,2014 in Feature

For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire resistive wall openings in the exterior using SuperLite II-...

Photo Credit: Mark Ahsmann, Wikimedia Commons.
on June 23,2014 in Feature

Now that many of the first-generation IPD projects have been completed, CBRE Healthcare's Tim McCurley and Stephen Powell ponder the lessons...

JW Marriott Indianapolis
on June 22,2014 in Feature

The 34-story JW Marriott is both the largest and tallest hotel in Indianapolis. One of the most prestigious hotels in the city, the JW Marriott...

The city of Buffalo hired a team of professionals to execute assessments for mor
on June 08,2014 in Feature

Over the past few years, Buffalo has developed a cutting-edge facility management program to ensure it's utilizing its facilities and operations...

An example of emerging "live, work, play" strategy is the development of residen
on June 04,2014 in Feature

In urban and even suburban markets, real estate is about the "live, work, play," with close proximity to mass transit and other amenities, like...

Customers want continuity, so the look and feel of every channel, from mobile to
on May 29,2014 in Feature

In pursuit of enhanced customer experiences, retailers are using Big Data, interactive technology, and omni-channel shopping to transform their...

The J. Craig Venter Institute, a highly sustainable lab building, recently opene
on May 27,2014 in Feature

ZGF Architects' La Jolla building for genomics pioneer J. Craig Venter and his nonprofit research organization aims to be the first net-zero...