Building Materials

Nila Leiserowitz (Tribune illustration by Rick Tuma).
April 26, 2012 | By Janet Kidd Stewart, special to the Tribune

Leiserowitz became regional managing principal in Chicago for San Francisco-based architecture an...

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DensDeck panels have been shown to withstand delamination, deterioration, warpin
April 26, 2012 | By Barry Reid, LEED AP BD&C, Georgia-Pacific Gypsum

Now more than ever, a well-insulated and well protected roof is critical in new or renovated comm...

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The Freshwater Skyscraper will be able to irrigate a one-hectare field of tomato
April 25, 2012 | By Jeanne Roberts

The Freshwater Skyscraper will address the issue of increasing water scarcity through a process k...

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The 180,000-sf, six-story laboratory was completed in 2011 as part of the master
April 25, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Project receives LEED Gold Certification.

A group photo of 14 students from Century High School in Santa Ana participated
April 25, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

High school students from the ACE Mentoring Program tour the new CHOC Children’s Patient Tower in...

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Steven Rogers
April 25, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Rogers will also manage the construction process and daily activities as well as act as the inter...

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April 25, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The build-out will consist of the construction of new offices, meeting rooms, video rooms and a s...

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Jason F. McLennan
April 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

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

Sustainability Base will save more than 60% of the energy and more than 80% of t
April 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

LEED Platinum facility opens at NASA Ames Research Center at California’s Moffett Field.

The shareholders complained that CityCenter was plagued by construction problem
April 23, 2012 | By Steve Green, senior business reporter for Vegas Inc.

Two and a half years ago, stockholders filed six lawsuits after the stock price fell from $99.75...

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Buro Happold designed a concrete core with post-tensioned walls, which can prote
April 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Buro Happold’s structural design supports the top-heavy, complex building in a high seismic zone;...

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April 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

AAMA 611-12 describes test procedures and requirements for high performance (Class I) and commerc...

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The 13-story tiara brings the height of the building to 665 feet, making it Cinc
April 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Thornton Tomasetti provided structural design services through construction administration to arc...

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The $300 million project is part of a six-phased inpatient facility construction
April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new hospital’s architectural design combines traditional Santa Barbara Spanish colonial archi...

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Young Conaway is the sole tenant of the notable Daniel L. Herrmann Courthouse in
April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

To account for future expansion, Francis Cauffman developed a plan to accommodate the addition of...

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Garage doors surround the four season patio, which also features large stainless
April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

12,000-sf restaurant marks new addition to Boston’s Fenway neighborhood.

April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

President Bill Clinton to deliver keynote address at ?largest solar energy event in the Americas....

April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Holly Hill plant received the PCA’s Chairman’s Safety Performance Award in recognition of the...

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April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Given the rapid transformations occurring in the federal construction sector, FMI examines the ke...

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April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Alberici has been honored by the ASA eight times in the award’s nineteen-year history--more than...

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Jason Freeland
April 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Recently named to Building Design+Construction’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2012.

April 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The result, the researchers say, could be technologies capable of cutting the carbon footprint cr...

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Construction on UNTs new facility began in July 2011. A ribbon cutting ceremony
April 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Lab to test energy technologies and systems in order to achieve a net-zero consumption of energy....

The MOU proposed the purchase of 900 megawatts of renewable energy generating eq
April 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The project, “Rajasthan Sun Technique Energy Private Limited,” is a subsidiary of Reliance Power...

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Connecting with the Regenstein Hall of Music, the building enables the Bienen Sc
April 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The showcase facility is the recital hall, an intimate, two-level space with undulating walls of...

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The project consisted of 8,372 modules including 196 LED carport lights using ap
April 12, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Project contractor Oltman Construction noted that the carport provides shaded area for 940 car st...

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Medical Office Building #2 at the St. Anthony's Medical Campus in Lakewood, Colo
April 10, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Designed by Davis Partnership Architects, P.C., Medical Plaza 1 and 2 are four-story structures t...

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Roundys will operate an 80,000-sf Marianos Fresh Market at New City.
April 10, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The site is the location of New City, a mixed-use development that will feature 370,000-sf of ret...

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BrickellHouse will offer condos ranging in size from studios and 1-, 2-, 3-bedro
April 10, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Construction of the 46-story development is schedule to get underway this summer and be completed...

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As part of the Baystate Medical Center, Suffolk Construction adhered to the sust
April 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Construction management firm awarded emergency department project for successful build of $296 mi...

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