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on November 11,2012 in Column

First, the good news: Nearly two-thirds of executives at real estate companies and corporations (64%) said it is “extremely likely” or “very...

A total of 103,000 square meters of glass was used in the cladding panels, which
on October 15,2012 in Feature

The spectacular Burj Khalifa skyscraper soars to 828m above ground level, holding the record for being the world’s tallest building and also for...

on October 09,2012 in Feature

The Brick Industry Association’s 2012 Brick in Architecture Awards put the spotlight on new projects that make creative use of one of humankind’s...

The design for Joplin Interim High  took advantage of large openings, oversized
on October 05,2012 in Feature

At 5:41 p.m. CDT on Sunday, May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado touched down in Joplin, Mo. In the next 31 minutes, the mile-wide, multiple-vortex...

In addition to achieving net-zero energy use and LEED-NC Platinum certification,
on October 05,2012 in Feature

Working with A/E firm SmithGroupJJR, DPR converted a vacant 16,533-sf one-time “adult-themed boutique” in the city’s reemerging Discovery Triangle...

The Pomeroy Senior Apartments building, in Chicago’s Bryn Mawr district. The ext
on October 05,2012 in Feature

The entire interior of the building was renovated, from the first floor lobby and common areas, to the rooftop spaces. The number of living units...

A 1953 Allis-Chalmers bulldozer in the central atrium of the Walsh Training and
on October 05,2012 in Feature

With its Building Team partners—architect Solomon Cordwell Buenz, structural engineer CS Associates, and M/E engineer McGuire Engineers—Walsh...

Formerly an open-air courtyard, the two-story grand lobby is now the centerpiece
on October 05,2012 in Feature

The recent rehabilitation of 220 Water Street transforms it from a vacant manufacturing facility to a 134-unit luxury apartment building in...

After years of neglect, the Building Team returned the lobby of the former Hotel
on October 05,2012 in Feature

In April 2010, the Building Team of Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio, Stanley D. Lindsey & Associates, Leppard Johnson & Associates, and Choate...

A former movie house, the Allen Theatre was built in 1921 to seat more than 3,00
on October 04,2012 in Feature

The $30 million project resulted in three new theatres in the existing 81,500-sf space and a 44,000-sf contiguous addition: the Allen Theatre, the...