Issue Contents

September 2011

Digital Edition


Best practices for an environmentally optimized job site.


The Los Angeles Community College District requires every design-build team in its massive modernization program to use BIM, but what they do with their 3D data after construction is completed may be the most important change to...

Modular Architecture > You’ve done a LEED Gold or two, maybe even a LEED Platinum. But are you and your firm ready to take on the Living Building Challenge? Think twice before you say yes.

Solar installations are helping K-12 schools around the country save money and teach students the intricacies of renewable energy sources.

How laser scanning helped improve construction schedules, plans, and final designs for a major reconstruction project.

Mixed-use development helps revitalize failing Grand Rapids business district; Arts education enhanced by renovations to historic North Carolina school; Martha’s Vineyard Hospital earns first LEED Gold hospital in the Bay State; Texas-based...

Outpatient care and R&D center to serve Chicago suburb; Irish-inspired design featured in Almac Group’s North American headquarters in Philadelphia; Medical center on San Juan Island looks to achieve carbon neutrality; San Francisco office...