Government Buildings

The halls of lawmakers, judges, and politicians demand a mix of functionality and awe-inspiring design. For an oasis of productivity on behalf of your nation’s people within the government’s budget, thinking outside the box is a requirement.
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 09, 2010 |

Cool roofs, solar water heating, and advanced metering are among energy-efficiency elements that...

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November 03, 2010 |

The new Cantigny Outdoor Education Center, located within the 500-acre Cantigny Park in Wheaton,...

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November 03, 2010 |

The renovation and expansion of the public works operations facility in Wilmette, Ill., including...

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November 02, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Building Design+Construction takes a retrospective tour of a pace-setting LEED project.

October 21, 2010 |

The General Services Administration has increased its sustainability requirements and now mandate...

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October 13, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Sundra L. Ryce, President and CEO of SLR Contracting & Service Company, Buffalo, N.Y., talks...

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October 13, 2010 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

The DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has almost 600 window openings, and yet it's targe...

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October 13, 2010 |

The residents of Silver Spring, Md., will soon have a new 112,000-sf library. The project is aimi...

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October 13, 2010 |

The 187,032-sf East County Hall of Justice in Dublin, Calif., will be oriented to take advantage...

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October 12, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

27th Annual Reconstruction Awards—Special Recognition. The relocation and consolidation of hundre...

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October 12, 2010 | BY Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

27th Annual Reconstruction Awards...

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September 13, 2010 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Power consumption for data centers doubled from 2000 and 2006, and it is anticipated to double ag...

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September 13, 2010 |

A larger, more efficient, and supergreen border crossing facility is planned for the San Ysidro (...

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February 01, 2010 | By Andrew Baltazar, Associate Editor

A new fire station at Stewart Air National Guard Base near Newburgh, N.Y., provides fire and cras...

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February 01, 2010 | By Andrew Baltazar, Associate Editor

Ground has been broken on the Douglas County Sheriff Substation in Highlands Ranch, Colo. The 36,...

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November 01, 2009 |

The $40 million public safety building for the city of El Cajon, Calif., is under construction an...

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September 24, 2009 |

The award-winning design for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) new Sou...

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August 17, 2009 |

LOT-EK, Beyer Blinder Belle, and West 8 have been selected as the design team for Hudson River Pa...

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August 17, 2009 |

The guidelines provide specific guidance for installation commanders, assessment teams, estimator...

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August 10, 2009 |

SmithGroup and The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF), a non-profit organization supporting the m...

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August 07, 2009 |

NASA is set to break ground on what the agency expects will become the highest performing buildin...

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August 01, 2009 |

The Department of Homeland Security's new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services facility in I...

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August 01, 2009 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief; Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor; Dave Barista, Managing Editor; and Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

1. Riverwalk Transforms Chicago's Second Waterfront Chicago has long enjoyed a beautiful waterfro...

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July 28, 2009 |

The International Facility Management Association has released “Temperature Wars: Savings vs. Com...

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July 14, 2009 |

The Los Angeles office of HOK, a global architecture design firm, and Parsons Brinckerhoff, a glo...

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July 09, 2009 |

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) released a new report to help the State Department des...

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