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Jan 3, 2012
This acquisition will grow Callison’s New York team to over 75 architects.
Jan 3, 2012
Harley Ellis Devereaux will relocate the employees in its current Berkeley, Calif., office to the new Oakland office location effective January 3, 2012.
Jan 3, 2012
At a cost of $654 million, the 14-story, 830,000-sf medical center, designed by a Perkins+Will team led by design principal Ralph Johnson, FAIA, LEED AP, is distinguished in its ability to handle disasters. 
By the Numbers BDC January 2012 Atlantic Yards Brooklyn Frank Gehry
Jan 3, 2012
Modular Design Architecture > 31: The percentage of Americans that are aware the 100-watt incandescent light bulb will no longer be made after January 2012, according to the Sylvania Socket Survey. For the third consecutive...
BIM: Not Just for New Buildings
Oct 25, 2012
Ohio State University Medical Center is converting 55 Medical Center buildings from AutoCAD to BIM to improve quality and speed of decision making related to facility use, renovations, maintenance, and more. 
New SJI Rule on Steel Joists
Jan 3, 2012
A new rule from the Steel Joist Institute clarifies when local reinforcement of joists is required for chord loads away from panel points. SJI members offer guidance about how and when to specify loads.
AIA: New Developments in Concrete Construction
Jan 3, 2012
Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online exam.
The Value of Historic Paint Investigations
Jan 3, 2012
An expert conservator provides a three-step approach to determining a historic building’s “period of significance”—and how to restore its painted surfaces to the correct patterns and colors. 
28th Annual Reconstruction Awards: Bringing Hope to Cancer Patients
Jan 3, 2012
A gothic-style structure is reconstructed into comfortable, modern patient residence facility for the American Cancer Society.
28th Annual Reconstruction Awards: Genetics Lab Decoded
Jan 3, 2012
Quinn Evans Architects renovates a vacant animal holding facility into world-class DNA laboratory. 
Art Gensler: Still Making a Difference for Clients Every Day
Jan 3, 2012
After running what is today the largest architecture firm in the world for more than four decades, M. Arthur Gensler, Jr., FAIA, FIIDA, RIBA, is content to be just another employee at the firm that bears his name. 
Gensler: 'The One Firm Firm'
Jan 3, 2012
The giant architecture firm succeeds by giving each of its more than 3,000 employees the opportunity for career growth and professional leadership. 
Rental Renaissance, The Rebirth of the Apartment Market
Jan 3, 2012
Across much of the U.S., apartment rents are rising, vacancy rates are falling. In just about every major urban area, new multifamily rental projects and major renovations are coming online. It may be too soon to pronounce the rental...
Dec 29, 2011
OSHA is enforcing its new fall protection standards, as evidenced by a recent crackdown in New York.
Dec 29, 2011
The National Roofing Contractors Association's (NRCA's) program "Roofing Industry Fall Protection from A to Z" will be held Feb. 21 during the organization's 125th Annual Convention.