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on August 11,2010 in Feature
Many academic planners assumed that the coming of the Internet would lead to the decline of the library as we know it. To the contrary, many academic...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
Italian architect Renzo Piano refers to his $294 million, 264,000-sf Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago as a “temple of light.” That's all...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
To complete the $55 million renovation of the historic John G. Shedd Aquarium in the allotted 17-month schedule, the Building Team had to move fast...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
27. Next-Generation Green Roofs Sprout up in New York New York is not particularly known for its green roofs, but two recent projects may put the Big...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
Through a unique partnership between a public media organization and a performing arts/education entity, a historic building in the heart of downtown...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
Designed by H. H. Richardson in the 1870s to serve the city's burgeoning Back Bay neighborhood, Trinity Church in the City of Boston would come to...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
How important are athletic programs to U.S. school districts? Here's one leading indicator: In 2005, the National Football League sold 17 million...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
The Eisenhower Theater in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., opened in 1971. By the turn of the century, after...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
University construction spending is 13% higher than a year ago—mostly for residence halls and infrastructure on public campuses—and is expected to...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
The famed Griffith Observatory, located in the heart of the Hollywood hills, receives close to two million visitors every year and has appeared in...