The ambitious “15 Days” project that teamed up Leggat McCall Properties, Commodore Builders and Audrey O’Hagan Architects, LLC last September has just been certified LEED-...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:43
Towering above the Chicago skyline at 1,450 feet, Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) is the tallest building in North America. Its newest feature, the "Skydeck Ledge...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 16:03
Goettsch Partners (GP) has been selected as the winning firm in the competition to design the Soochow Securities Headquarters, the new office and stock exchange building...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:46
Developed for designers and engineers, "Blast Resistant Design Guide for Reinforced Concrete Structures" provides a practical treatment of the design of cast-in-place...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:49
The International Facility Management Association has released “Temperature Wars: Savings vs. Comfort,” a new study that takes an in-depth look at the most common thermal...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:50

Office Building

Smart building technology investments typically pay for themselves within one or two years by delivering energy savings and maintenance efficiencies.
The luminous ceilings at the landmark Manufacturers Hanover Trust building in Ne
More than 50 years after SOM completed the Manufacturers Hanover Trust building, the firm is asked to restore and modernize the space.
The Hallidie Building's glass-and-steel skin is generally recognized as the forerunner of today’s curtain wall facilities. 
The Williams Selyem Winery in Sonoma County, Calif., won an honorable mention aw
The FDNY Fireboat Firehouse in New York and the Cirrus Logic Building in Austin, Texas, are among nine projects named winners of the 2013 Chairman’s Award by the Metal Construction Association for...
To test the effectiveness of BIM modeling on the Hillshire Brands office project
An integrated Building Team uses BIM/VDC to convert a 1940s-era industrial building into a flashy new headquarters for Hillshire Brands in a matter of months. 
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Springfield, Va. Photo: Paul Warchol
The Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn and the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., are among projects named 2013 IDEAS2 winners by the American Institute of Steel Construction.
The 1,460-sf green wall at the Papadakis Integrated Science Building, Drexel Uni
A dramatic interior green wall at Drexel University and a massive, 4.4-acre vegetated roof at the Kauffman Performing Arts Center in Kansas City are among the projects honored in the 2013 Green Roof...
Renowned green building author, Jerry Yudelson, offers five valuable lessons for designers, contractors, and building owners, based on a study of 55 high-performance projects from around the world.
Phase-change materials, electrochromic glass, and building-integrated PVs are among the breakthrough glazing technologies that are taking energy performance to a new level. 
From metal mesh panels to concealed-suspension ceilings, here's our roundup of the latest acoustical ceiling and wall products.