Engineers

Engineering goes hand-in-hand with design, putting a practical lens on the architect’s vision and finding the best way to make it happen. Without a talented engineer, the project will never reach completion, and certainly will not reach the standards of functionality and sustainability that the architect and client are seeking.
December 17, 2010 | By William Kirkham, PE, SE

A veteran structural engineer offers expert advice on how to avoid problems with stone cladding a...

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December 17, 2010

Structural insulated panels are gaining the attention of Building Teams interested in achieving h...

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December 15, 2010

Green building initiatives are a key influencer when tenants decide to sign a commercial real est...

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December 07, 2010

The Request for Proposal (RFP) process is key to managing a successful LEED project, according to...

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December 07, 2010

Blue design creates places that are not just neutral, but actually add back to the world and is t...

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December 07, 2010

Green building’s momentum hasn’t been stopped by the economic recession and will keep speeding th...

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December 07, 2010

The proposed Forest Certification Benchmark to determine when wood-certification groups would hav...

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December 07, 2010

The multifamily sector is showing signs of a real recovery, with nearly 22,000 new apartment unit...

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December 07, 2010

Lord Norman Foster, reportedly has been selected to design Apple’s new campus in Cupertino, Calif...

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December 07, 2010

With Beijing, Shanghai, and Mumbai already on the global radar, where can the next wave of constr...

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December 07, 2010

IBM’s new offices at Dulles Station West in Herndon, Va., utilized Petersen’s PAC-1000 F Flush Se...

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December 06, 2010

Rising energy costs and a tough economic climate have forced the nation’s school districts to def...

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December 02, 2010

Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel, Architects, PC won the prestigious Gold Key Award for Excellence in H...

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December 02, 2010

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that 24 projects are receiving a total of $21 million...

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November 29, 2010 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Hard hit by the economy, new construction in the K-12 sector has slowed considerably over the pas...

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November 29, 2010 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Motivated by the prospect of increased property values, reduced utility bills, and an interest in...

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George W. Bush Presidential Center
November 23, 2010

The George W. Bush Presidential Center, which will house the former president’s library and museu...

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November 23, 2010

Results of Honeywell's second annual “School Energy and Environment Survey” reveal that almost 90...

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November 16, 2010

MGM Resorts officials want to demolish the unopened 27-story Harmon Hotel—one of the main compone...

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November 16, 2010

The National Mall—known as America’s front yard—is being targeted for a massive rehab and restora...

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November 16, 2010

This month, the total footprint of commercial projects certified under the U.S. Green Building Co...

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November 16, 2010

Gary Heasley, president of New Millennium Building Systems, Fort Wayne, Ind., and EVP of its pare...

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November 16, 2010

Brazil's green building industry will expand in the coming years, spurred by construction of low-...

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November 16, 2010

The U.S. green building market is up 50% from 2008 to 2010—from $42 billion to $55 billion-$71 bi...

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November 16, 2010

123 Zero build is a free tool for calculating the performance of a market-ready carbon-neutral of...

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November 16, 2010

Wondering where condos and rental apartments will be needed? Where companies are looking to rent...

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November 16, 2010

Andrés Duany, founder of the Congress for the New Urbanism, adopted the ideas, vision,  and value...

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November 16, 2010

The NFRC Board of Directors has approved technical procedures for the development of U-factor, so...

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November 15, 2010

Rhode Island-based Gilbane Building Company announced plans to acquire W.G. Mills, Inc., a constr...

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November 11, 2010

Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest glass and construction material manufacturers, is making...

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