Government Buildings

The halls of lawmakers, judges, and politicians demand a mix of functionality and awe-inspiring design. For an oasis of productivity on behalf of your nation’s people within the government’s budget, thinking outside the box is a requirement.
June 14, 2011 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director
June 10, 2011 | METALCON; TMC Resources Inc.
June 06, 2011 | Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune
May 10, 2011

Many federal agencies are struggling to convert their existing buildings to meet green standards,...

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April 22, 2011

The GSA is testing and evaluating 16 emerging sustainable building technologies and practices in...

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April 14, 2011

The U.S. is putting greater emphasis on greening its worldwide portfolio of embassies. The U.S. S...

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April 13, 2011

Erin’s Pavilion, a welcome and visitors center at the 80-acre Edwin Watts Southwind Park in Sprin...

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April 12, 2011

Suffolk Construction broke ground recently for the Miami-Dade County Children’s Courthouse, a $32...

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April 05, 2011

Architect Zaha Hadid  is in high demand these days, designing projects in Hong Kong, Milan, and S...

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March 11, 2011

Construction is under way on a $26 million aviation support facility for South Carolina National...

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March 08, 2011

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology saved three months and at least $300,000 buildi...

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February 23, 2011

Recent testing, which is being funded by the...

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February 11, 2011

Located on historic South Main Street in Fall River, Mass., the Fall River Justice Center opened...

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February 07, 2011

The U.S. General Services Administration launched its Sustainable Facilities Tool on Monday, Feb....

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United States Land Port of Entry, Warroad, Minn.
January 25, 2011

The U.S. General Services Administration recognized the best in public architecture and civilian...

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January 21, 2011

After the Army announced plans to expand Fort Bliss, in Texas, by up to 30,000 troops, FirstLight...

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Fort Ticonderoga
January 21, 2011

Fort Ticonderoga, in Ticonderoga, N.Y., along Lake Champlain, dates to 1755 and was the site of b...

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Fort Hood Replacement Hospital
January 19, 2011

The Army Corps of Engineers selected London-based Balfour Beatty and St. Louis-based McCarthy to...

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Rheizink
January 04, 2011

Zinc panels provide natural-looking, durable cladding for an administrative building and toll can...

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January 04, 2011

One of the most famous office buildings in the world—and the official the residence of the Presid...

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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 02, 2010

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that 24 projects are receiving a total of $21 million...

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November 16, 2010

The National Mall—known as America’s front yard—is being targeted for a massive rehab and restora...

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November 09, 2010

Cool roofs, solar water heating, and advanced metering are among energy-efficiency elements that...

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November 03, 2010

The new Cantigny Outdoor Education Center, located within the 500-acre Cantigny Park in Wheaton,...

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November 03, 2010

The renovation and expansion of the public works operations facility in Wilmette, Ill., including...

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November 02, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Building Design+Construction takes a retrospective tour of a pace-setting LEED project.

October 21, 2010

The General Services Administration has increased its sustainability requirements and now mandate...

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October 13, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Sundra L. Ryce, President and CEO of SLR Contracting & Service Company, Buffalo, N.Y., talks...

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October 13, 2010 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

The DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has almost 600 window openings, and yet it's targe...

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