Issue Contents

March 2011

Digital Edition


Luxury vinyl tile and carpet tile are two flooring categories poised for significant growth. But with all flooring types, “sustainability” is still the watchword.

Between the roof and the foundation, Building Teams encounter a veritable warehouse of potential energy savings and efficiencies. Highly insulated and well sealed against air and moisture, these novel wall products and construction techniques are...

You like LinkedIn. You’re not too sure about blogs. For many AEC professionals, it’s still wait-and-see when it comes to social media.

Igor Krnajski, SVP for Design and Construction with Denihan Hospitality Group, New York, N.Y., on the state of hotel construction, understanding the hotel operators’ mindset, and where the work is.

Historic McKim Mead White facility restored for Columbia University; translational research facility added to Texas Medical Center in Houston; University of Oregon’s Matthew Knight Arena opens.

University of Nebraska’s basketball arena; National Guard’s helicopter hangar in South Carolina; international hotel chain goes for hip, urban aesthetic; and a mixed-income retirement community is planned for Maryland.

With the downturn in the economy and the crash in residential property values, school districts across the country that depend primarily on property tax revenue are struggling to make ends meet, while fulfilling the demand for classrooms and other...

Open-web bowstring trusses and steel joists give a Utah car wash architectural interest, reduce its construction costs, and help green a building type with a reputation for being wasteful.

Newforma enhances its Project Center information management platform with a Revit add-in’ and mobile capability.