Most Recent Features

Oct 12, 2010
Union Bank’s San Diego headquarters building located at 530 B Street has been awarded LEED Gold certification from the Green Building Certification Institute under the standards established by the U.S. Green Building Council. ...
Oct 12, 2010
As the design and construction industry experiences continued difficulty in getting projects approved and built, the cost of computer hardware for architects, engineers, and construction professionals keeps going up. ZweigWhite’s...
Oct 13, 2010
The DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has almost 600 window openings, and yet it's targeting LEED Platinum, net-zero energy use, and 50% improvement over ASHRAE 90.1. How the window ‘problem’ is part of the...
Oct 12, 2010
Made with polycarbonate panels to provide UV protection, Duo-Gard’s new line of bike shelters is available in standard or custom styles and sizes.
Oct 12, 2010
A former West Philadelphia supermarket is moving up the food chain, transitioning from grocery store to the Center for Culinary Enterprise, a business culinary training school.
Oct 12, 2010
A curving, 550-foot-long glass arcade dubbed the “Wall of Light” is the standout architectural and sustainable feature of the Battery Park City Community Center, a 60,000-sf complex located in a two-tower residential Lower...
Landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh and a multidisciplinary team of experts in “urban renewal, preservation, commemoration, social connections and ecological restoration” have been picked for the planning phase of The...
Sep 16, 2010
Omniplan, in association with Jerde Partnership, created an updated design for Santa Monica Place, a shopping mall designed by Frank Gehry in 1980.
Sep 16, 2010
The 151,000-sf recreation and wellness center at California State University’s Sacramento campus, called the WELL (for “wellness, education, leisure, lifestyle”), has a fitness center, café, indoor track, gymnasium,...
Sep 14, 2010
 Using standard USG products, the Building Team for the $200 million NASCAR Hall of Fame and accompanying 19-story office tower in Charlotte, N.C., have lent a sense of speed and excitement to architect Pei Cobb Freed and Partners...
Sep 14, 2010
 The Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN) boosted production capabilities with the completion of a $12 million facility at Brooklyn (N.Y.) Navy Yard. When Philippe Bentegea, in-house consultant for HITN, needed a...
Sep 14, 2010
 With more than 70 shops, Manor Group is Switzerland’s largest department store chain. To advance its sustainability focus and reduce operating costs, the firm chose Bridgelux RS Series LED Arrays mounted on RD Leuchten...
Sep 14, 2010
 Carl Johnson, architect with BSA LifeStructures, Indianapolis, specified Schlage L-Series anti-ligature doorknobs for a renovation of patient assessment rooms and restrooms in the psychiatric pavilion at Community North Hospital,...