Issue Contents

June 2012

Digital Edition


Metal roofing systems offer values such as longevity, favorable life cycle costs, and heightened aesthetic appeal.

Defense spending may be down somewhat, but there’s still plenty of project dollars out there if you know where to look.

It's not enough to have BIM capability--you have to know how to sell your BIM expertise to clients and prospects.

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online exam.

Phoenix adaptive reuse project; urban-style apartments in Denver suburb; Indy office building turned into schools; renovated Delaware courthouse.

Curing agents; commercial faucets; wall-cladding systems.


The full report contains participating firm demographics, energy reduction initiatives undertaken by firms, anecdotal accounts, and lessons learned.

Getting the IgCC adopted in all 50 states and in jurisdictions across the country is the primary mission of the ICC, which published the code in March.

New portal to host Contract Documents training, education resources in one convenient place.

Decline is possibly a brief pause from unusually strong winter activity.

Kiger will manage current relationships and pursue other strategic clients, including select healthcare clients and strategic project pursuits in the Central Tennessee region.

Partin joins general contractor from Georgia Hospital Association.

He will oversee client relations, estimating, office operations and personnel as well as integration of the company’s scheduling, safety and contracts departments.

The new division, BHH Engineers, will be led by Mark Hershman, PE.

Brooks + Wright Commissioning to be led by Will Wright.

Caruso will be based in Shanghai and working with the Gensler offices in Japan, China, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, and India until the spring of 2013.

Architects Lee A. Casaccio, AIA, LEED AP, and George Yu, AIA, share leadership of the new firm.

Comerford’s responsibilities include directing and verifying contract compliance by the trade contractors to ensure the owner’s expectations are met in respect to a quality finished project.

McLennan was recognized for his work on the Living Building Challenge.

McCrory will be responsible for overseeing the financial and operational needs of the firm’s commercial real estate portfolio which includes more than two million square feet of property.

ASTM International and NTA, Inc. are developing a new standard for Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) that would create a path for U.S. manufacturers to meet the requirements of the Canadian building code.

Mary Ann A. Mitchell, AIA, IIDA, MDC principal and founder, joins O’Connell Robertson as part of the acquisition.

Rogers will also manage the construction process and daily activities as well as act as the interface between the subcontractors, owners, municipalities and regulatory agencies

A/E/C industry leaders partner to advance technology’s role in design firm marketing and business development.

Strategic move strengthens VFA's facilities capital planning market osition in North America.

Takes on role of director of strategic development.

Product Review

The atrium of the Oklahoma University’s Children’s Hospital atrium was designed by Miles Associates and the St. Louis office of HOK with its young patients in mind.

The historic 12-story Ritz Carlton hotel In Montreal’s city center is undergoing a $150 million dollar renovation and expansion.

In order for the Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes in Pittsburgh to generate its own energy and renewable resources, it will include Sungate 500 Starphire glass and Solarban 60 Starphire glass by PPG Industries.

In preparation for the London 2012 Olympic Games, the ExCeL London International Exhibition & Convention Centre has converted the facility to greener, more energy-efficient LED lighting, replacing 35 existing 400W high-pressure sodium...

Visitors to the Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church in Johnson City, N.Y., are immediately captivated by the traditional Ukrainian design of the structure.

When the South Florida Community College Theatre for the Performing Arts was undergoing a complete renovation, designer Leo A Daly Architects, in collaboration with theater consultants TSG Design Solutions, wanted to make the facility look less...