Most Recent Features

National Museum of Industrial History
Jan 19, 2011
The National Museum of Industrial History recently renovated the exterior of a 1913 steel plant in Bethlehem, Pa., to house its new 40,000-sf exhibition space. The museum chose VOA Associates, which is headquartered in Chicago, to complete...
Shoppes at McHenry Row
Jan 19, 2011
The Shoppes at McHenry Row, a $117 million mixed-use complex developed by 28 Walker Associates for downtown Baltimore, will include 65,000 sf of office space, 250 apartments, and two parking garages. The 48,000 sf of main street retail...
Health and Biomedical Sciences Center, University of Houston
Jan 19, 2011
The new Health and Biomedical Sciences Center at the University of Houston will facilitate interaction between scientists in a 167,000-sf, six-story research facility. The center will bring together researchers from many of the school...
Sycuan Casino
Jan 19, 2011
The Sycuan Casino in San Diego will get an update with a $27 million, 245,000-sf renovation. Hnedak Bobo Group, Memphis, Tenn., and Cleo Design, Las Vegas, drew design inspiration from the historic culture of the Sycuan tribe and the...
Jan 19, 2011
Housing development company Campus Apartments broke ground on a new extended stay hotel that will serve the medical and academic facilities in Philadelphia’s University City, including the University of Pennsylvania and the Children...
Fort Hood Replacement Hospital
Jan 19, 2011
The Army Corps of Engineers selected London-based Balfour Beatty and St. Louis-based McCarthy to provide design-build services for the Fort Hood Replacement Hospital in Texas, a $503 million, 944,000-sf complex partially funded by the...
National Hellenic Museum
Jan 19, 2011
Construction is under way in Chicago on the National Hellenic Museum, the nation’s first museum devoted to Greek history and culture. RTKL designed the 40,000-sf limestone and glass building to include such historic references as the...
National Hellenic Museum
Jan 19, 2011
Replacement hospital for Fort Hood; San Diego casino gets upgraded; community college prepares for Homeland Security classes; Chicago museum integrates Greek history and architecture, and more.
Jan 19, 2011
Driven by both current economic conditions and sustainable building trends, Building Teams are looking more and more to retrofits and reconstruction as the most viable alternative to new construction. In that context, large-scale concrete...
Jan 12, 2011
The new campus building for Reykjavik University in Iceland’s capital benefits from a Zumtobel Luxmate daylight sensor system specially engineered for the lighting conditions of northern latitudes.
Jan 12, 2011
Zinc panels provide natural-looking, durable cladding for an administrative building and toll canopies at the newly expanded Queenstown Plaza U.S.-Canada border crossing at the Niagara Gorge.
Jan 12, 2011
NanaGlass SL25 is a frameless opening glass wall system for balconies, patios, and decks in multifamily buildings.
Jan 10, 2011
The York model YK-EP Energy Plus large capacity centrifugal chiller features a patent-pending mechanical compression economizer cycle that increases capacity and energy efficiency.
Jan 10, 2011
A biblical theme park in Petersburg, Ky., called Ark Encounter, which will include a replica of Noah's Ark built according to the dimensions in the Book of Genesis, is targeting LEED certification. The embrace of environmentalism among...