Issue Contents

July 2012

Digital Edition

Column

Here’s what Rich Tilghman, SVP at Pepper Construction, told me recently: “What surprises me more than anything is that more subcontractors haven’t gone out of business. I would have thought half of those firms would be gone by now, but they’re...

Feature

Ranking the leading firms in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction.

BD+C’s Giants 300 reveals top AEC firms in the healthcare sector.

But the size of the pool keeps shrinking for the Top 25 AEC firms in the Government Sector.

A/AE Giants 300 rankings reveal firms branching out globally, merging, adding services.

In surveying Giants 300 firms about BIM, we went right for the jugular: Is BIM paying off—through cost savings, higher quality, or client satisfaction? Here’s what they told us.

C and CM Agent + PM Giants 300 Firms also taking steps to improve project efficiency.

BD+C's Giants 300 Top 25 AEC Firms in the Data Center sector.

The Giants 300 Top 25 AEC Firms in the Military sector.

The Top 10 AEC Firms in Green Buildings and LEED Accredited Staff.

An alphabetical index of the Giants 300 AEC firms and their ranking in specific categories.

The Giants 300 Top 10 Firms in the Hospitality and Retail sectors.

But Giants 300 University AEC Firms aren’t expecting a flood of new work.

Revel resort in Atlantic City; Harlem community center; home for sailors.

Salvation Army regional HQ; China convention center; cancer institute pavilion; campus center at North Texas.

Insulation, ceiling panels, sunshades.

Panel wall system, folding windows, rubber flooring, wire mesh railings.

The Giants 300 Top 25 AEC Firms in the K-12 Schools Sector.

BD+C's Giants 300 Top 25 AEC Firms in the Office sector.

Giants 300 reconstruction sector firms ‘pumping fresh blood in tired spaces.’

The Top 25 Giants 300 AEC firms in the Multifamily Sector keep four-legged tenants in mind.

Other E/EA Giants 300 firms are just dipping their toes into foreign waters, still looking for international business but choosing not to establish additional offices.

News

Yates is responsible for the start up, launch and ongoing sales and marketing of Allsteel’s new Beyond movable walls.

The Green Building Initiative (GBI), a Portland, Ore. nonprofit organization, has had its new consensus-based standard for the design, construction, and operations of environmentally friendly buildings approved by the American National Standards...

As chapter president, Arbuckle will guide and oversee the organization's efforts on behalf of Modern buildings and sites, and he will act as the main spokesperson for the organization. 

KLMK will also provide planning guidance in all aspects of the project related to facility activation.

The Living Building Challenge was chosen from a pool of 122 of entries from around the world.

3D BIM site safety plans enable building inspectors to take virtual tours of construction projects and review them in real-time on site.

The London offices would be known as Pringle Brandon Perkins+Will.

Millitello is a 31-year veteran who has overseen the construction of campus-size projects.

In response to concerns by LEED users, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it will delay the ballot on LEED 2012 until June 1, 2013.

Over the coming months both organizations will begin the process of formalizing the details of the agreement for final approval by both organizations, with the formal change expected to take effect in January 2015.