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The building’s rugged history of service is captured in the reused building mate
on March 01,2012 in Feature

The reconstruction of a near-century-old derelict public works facility in Minneapolis earns LEED Platinum—and the hearts and minds of the...

on February 02,2012 in Feature

When the University embarked on its first major addition since the opening of Hutchins Hall in 1933, preserving the Collegiate Gothic-style...

on February 01,2012 in Feature

Replacement or retrofit can help keep energy costs from going out the window.

on February 01,2012 in Feature

New products like cross-laminated timber are spurring interest in wood as a structural material.

Chapman Construction/Design, based in Newton, Mass., takes pride in its close-kn
on January 31,2012 in Feature

Chapman Construction/Design builds a working culture around sustainability—for its clients, and for its employees.

Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi’s fusion facility combines academic departme
on January 31,2012 in Feature

‘Fusing’ multiple functions into a single building can make it greater than the sum of its parts. The first in a series  on the design...

New SJI Rule on Steel Joists
on January 03,2012 in Feature

A new rule from the Steel Joist Institute clarifies when local reinforcement of joists is required for chord loads away from panel points. SJI...

28th Annual Reconstruction Awards: Bringing Hope to Cancer Patients
on January 03,2012 in Feature

A gothic-style structure is reconstructed into comfortable, modern patient residence facility for the American Cancer Society.

Rental Renaissance, The Rebirth of the Apartment Market
on January 03,2012 in Feature

Across much of the U.S., apartment rents are rising, vacancy rates are falling. In just about every major urban area, new multifamily rental...

Tyler Junior College wanted a roofing system that wouldn’t need any attention fo
on December 14,2011 in Feature

Tyler Junior College wanted a roofing system that wouldn’t need any attention for a long time.