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A new Justice Center will be attached to the existing courthouse

Montgomery County is building a new Justice Center (right), that will be connected to the 119-year-old courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Images: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Justice Facilities | June 15, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Versions of this civic project have been in the works since at least 2015.

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September 01, 2009 |

“From eyesore to icon.” That's how Reconstruction Awards judge K. Nam Shiu so concisely described the restoration eff...

September 01, 2009 |

A Matthew H. Johnson, PE Associate Principal Simpson Gumpertz & HegerWaltham, Mass. B K. Nam Shiu, SE, PEVP Walke...

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 waterfront along Lake Michig...

When choosing an architectural coatings system, there are an abundance of qualities to look for. An architect or specifier desires a coating system that is sustainable and durable. Additionally, a coatings system must provide the aesthetic properties needed by the architect as well, not only at the time of initial coating, but for decades to come.

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July 01, 2002 | Larry Flynn

If the economy were a disease and the industrial building sector were a living being, it would be at death's door. Bu...

April 01, 2003 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Six years ago, Bayer Group, the $30-billion chemical, pharmaceutical, polymer, and agricultural products manufacturer...

February 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Assistant Managing Editor

When evaluating the merits of roofing systems, specifiers generally consider a product's performance record, warranty...

As architects design high-performing commercial buildings, supporting life safety via perimeter fire containment systems is critical. Specifying a tested, listed assembly that incorporates six essential design elements and withstands extreme testing conditions can help architects support passive life safety and optimize opportunities for egress during a commercial building fire.

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December 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Despite recent struggles, 2004 looks to be the year when nonresidential building returns to healthy growth. "There ar...

October 01, 2005 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Flash back to 1910, when the newly opened Hotel Stockton was a classy 252-room hotel with shops, restaurants, a ballr...

January 20, 2009 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Whether it's planting a green roof, installing building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems, or applying coatings...

April 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Over a five-day stretch last December, students at the Carroll School in Lincoln, Mass., witnessed the installation o...

March 01, 2007 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Office design has always been linked to productivity—how many workers can be reasonably squeezed into a given space—b...

November 01, 2004 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

The General Services Administration's great architectural awakening came 10 years ago, with the implementation of its...

May 01, 2007 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

SmithGroup has a rightful claim to the title of the country's oldest architecture/engineering firm. Sheldon Smith fou...

January 01, 2005 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

By almost any measure, the design and construction of Grace Church in Eden Prairie, Minn., must be judged a remarkabl...

November 01, 2004 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

As Chief Architect of the U.S. General Services Administration, Edward A. Feiner, FAIA, oversees an inventory of more...

January 01, 2009 |

Construction executive Mortenson Construction, Madison, Wis. EDUCATION BS, Arizona State University ACCOMPLISHMENTS T...

August 01, 2005 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

With 3,700 legal advisers in 28 offices in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, Clifford Chance holds the...

April 01, 2008 |

Earlier this year, New Millennium Building Systems surveyed architects, engineers, contractors, building owners, and...

January 01, 2001 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

When Congress passed the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPAct) regulating water-flow rates for plumbing fixtures, enginee...

April 01, 2009 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Windows are among the most desirable features of most building types, welcoming in natural light, linking to the outd...

October 01, 2001 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Spiraling energy costs, energy conservation efforts and the beneficial effects of daylight exposure on worker product...

April 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

The new Walter J. Sullivan Water Purification Facility in Cambridge, Mass., can easily be mistaken for a commercial o...

November 01, 2007 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Yale University's new $52.6 million sculpture building and gallery has been described by its architect, Stephen Kiera...

January 01, 2009 |

VP HKS, Dallas EDUCATION BS, Southern Illinois University MBA, MArch, University of Illinois PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS...

June 01, 2002 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

These days, integrated voice and data communications providers can wire most office buildings with high-speed communi...

January 01, 2009 |

Associate Atkin Olshin Schade Architects, Santa Fe, N.M. EDUCATION BASc, MArch, University of Pennsylvania PROFESSION...

December 01, 2007 |

Green coatings for commercial applications Dulux has expanded its line of low-VOC paints with two green coatings. Pro...

March 01, 2007 | Staff

Virtual flipcharts leave users thunderstruck With Thunder Virtual Flipcharts, organizations can experience an entirel...

April 01, 2007 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Worcester, Mass., is the birthplace of vocational education, beginning with the pioneering efforts of Milton P. Higgi...

September 01, 2009 |

Chicago's Palmer House Hilton holds the record for the longest continuously operated hotel in North America. It was o...

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