Issue Contents

June 2011

Digital Edition


Honoring Building Teams for the quality of their work and for their exemplary collaboration in meeting client needs.

AEC professionals said they want durability in their sustainable interior products, as well as greater transparency and credibility in the data they're getting from product manufacturers.

Outdated Phoenix mini-mall renovated, reopened as an upscale bistro; Massachusetts office complex uses BIM, earns LEED Gold; Ontario town hall marries tradition with modernity; Lighting design illuminates educators’ HQ; World’s highest hotel...

Canary Island resort to offer historic charm and modern luxury; Desert inspires University of Arizona’s new building design; State College of Denver adding hotel and hospitality learning center; UCSF medical facility to use ‘smart’ technology,...

Specialty glass is proving useful in virtually every functional and aesthetic category. Study this article and take the exam to be eligible to earn 1.0 AIA/CES Discovery learning units.

Kenneth Cobleigh, Esq., Managing Director of AIA Contract Documents, tells why the new Guide for Sustainable Projects (AIA Documented D503-2011) is one that AEC firms need to embrace. He also advises on how to protect your firm from "green...

Looking to upgrade your hardware to run BIM but worried about price? Our expert test drives two new pieces of iron that won’t bust your IT budget.