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Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall, designed by Ayers Saint Gross, is home to Washington College’s Center for Environment and Society and commands a picturesque site on the Chester River. The river is a living laboratory that provides students with an immersive experience in support of the building’s programs in environmental science and sustainability. Photo courtesy Ayers Saint Gross

    

Giants 300 | August 28, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The 2020 Giants 400 Report features more than 130 rankings across 25 building sectors and specialty categories.

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December 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

There's Team Puma in the Great Plains, e-Steel in the Southwest, the Steel Frame Alliance in the Midwest and South, a...

October 01, 2007 | Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Employees heading to the cafeteria in USG's new headquarters in Chicago are waking up to something besides a shot of...

October 01, 2008 |

The show will go on in Kansas City's beloved Music Hall and Municipal Auditorium thanks to a fast-track renovation an...

On behalf of my fellow editors at Building Design+Construction, I’d like to invite you – or the appropriate member of your organization – to participate in a short but valuable survey,  “What Building Owners + Developers Want from Their Design and Construction Project Teams.”

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January 01, 2008 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Let's see, anything new in the housing market since our report of a year ago? Nothing much. Just the complete collaps...

May 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

After dropping out of both Brown University and Amherst College and finally giving up his dream of playing profession...

February 26, 2007 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Canada's largest geothermal system (and the second largest in North America) sits inconspicuously beneath a beautiful...

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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January 01, 2009 |

Associate VP, project manager TranSystems, Norfolk, Va. EDUCATION BS, MBA, Old Dominion University PROFESSIONAL CREDE...

October 01, 2008 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash., was built in 1913 and spent nearly a century morphing into a patchwork of outda...

August 11, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

A sea change is gripping the U.S. building industry. Three-dimensional building information modeling is enabling Buil...

January 01, 2009 |

CEO Harris Companies, St. Paul, Minn. EDUCATION BS, Iowa State University PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS LEED AP ACCOMPLISH...

March 01, 2001 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

There comes a time when even the most celebrated building exteriors are in despair. While interior spaces tend to be...

March 01, 2002 | By Morgan Luciana Danner, Production/Web Editor

Instrumental in the birth of the skyscraper, the late New York City architect George B. Post designed a more ornate t...

May 01, 2009 | BD+C Staff

Looking to spice up a dilapidated building with a fresh new brick face? Consider these valuable recommendations from...

September 01, 2002 | Staff

Only one year after September 11, 2001, the building sites that were the targets of the terrorist attacks on that hor...

October 01, 2004 | By Matthew Phair, Contributing Editor

"If you are ever discouraged, or disappointed with your life, I advise you to go to the backstage door of the Biltmor...

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

What do Albert “The Boston Strangler” DeSalvo, Malcolm X, Sacco and Vanzetti, Mick Jagger and Annette Bening have in...

March 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Although most A/E/C professionals view grey-water recycling as an application only for the most radical "green" build...

February 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Increased trade with Asia— primarily with China — is altering traditional shipping patterns and making Southern Calif...

February 01, 2009 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

The nanomaterials revolution has brought many innovations to the building sector in recent years—concrete that cleans...

August 01, 2008 | By Shawn Martin, Technical Director, Plumbing Manufacturers Institute

Low-flow showerheads are a tempting proposition for building designers, contractors, and owners looking to boost the...

December 01, 2006 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Architects at the San Francisco office of NBBJ were surprised to learn they couldn't use metal cladding to create the...

April 01, 2009 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

In the ultra-competitive world of commercial construction, where many builders can trace their heritage back 50, 100,...

April 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

The excitement and frenetic activity of Istanbul during the height of the Ottoman Empire five centuries ago must have...

May 01, 2008 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Talk about your books being overdue. The residents of Hercules, Calif., had to wait 126 years before they could check...

April 01, 2009 |

At the core of any multi-story building is a safe, reliable mode of vertical transportation. Most building occupants...

July 01, 2007 | Jim Haughey, Director, Research and Analytics, Reed Construction Data

Hotel construction is booming. Jobsite spending has more than doubled since the beginning of last year, and the value...

September 01, 2005 | Staff

For a number of years, New York-based A/E firm HLW International (#27 on BD&C's Giants 2005 A/E list) and Accu-Co...

January 01, 2006 | Staff

"Continuing education in many professions is a proven means for ensuring that the profession remains current." So sta...

October 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

At the time of its construction in the mid-19th century, Tweed Courthouse was at the center of political corruption i...

June 01, 2008 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

It's five o'clock in the morning, and a small group of Loyola University Chicago students are nestled into plush leat...

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