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

Despite the collapse of the condo market, multifamily construction is down only about 5% in the last six months, than...

January 01, 2008 |

Ask Chad Oppenheim where he got the idea for Cube, the 15-story “kit-of-parts” condo high-rise he's designing for Mia...

March 01, 2004 | By Mindi Zissman, Products Editor

By all rights, Mexico City's Torre Mayor should only be 38 stories in height. Through the use of special shock-absorb...

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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September 01, 2008 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

For more efficient, valuable, and sustainable buildings, it is critical to focus on engineered systems and building a...

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

A decade ago, the Houston-based engineering and consulting firm Walter P Moore was experiencing a voluntary annual tu...

February 01, 2002 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Too hip to be caught dead in a mall, yet in need of a one-stop shopping venue where clothes or kitchenware can be pur...

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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September 01, 2009 |

Between February 1921 and November 1922 five theaters opened along a short stretch of Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleve...

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

Red is now the hot color! Or is blue cool? Silver might be the in thing. Maybe it's black; then again, has black ever...

May 01, 2007 | Maggie Koerth-Baker, Contributing Editor

It's been more than 70 years since Larry Perkins and Philip Will founded Perkins & Will in Chicago. The ampersand...

January 01, 2009 |

Associate Spectrum Engineers, Salt Lake City EDUCATION BS, Kansas State University MBA, University of Virginia PROFES...

July 01, 2008 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

There are many ways to be green, but three energy-related technologies stand out for their potential to positively im...

January 01, 2009 |

Founding partner, COO A2SO4, Indianapolis EDUCATION BArch, Howard University PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS AIA, NCARB, NOM...

September 01, 2007 | By Anne Hartman, Editorial Intern

Located in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, Victory Gardens Theater Company has welcomed up-and-coming playwright...

September 01, 2009 |

Judges saw the Triple Bridge Gateway in Midtown Manhattan as more art installation than building project, but they we...

June 14, 2009 | By David Barista, Managing Editor

At nine stories, the Stadthaus apartment complex in East London is the world’s tallest residential structure construc...

August 14, 2009 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

“Ohlone College Newark Campus Is the Greenest College in the World!” That bold statement was the official tagline of...

February 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Some fast-paced design and construction companies are enhancing their standard marketing tools, such as firm brochure...

September 01, 2005 | By Merritt Watts, Editorial Intern, and Dave Barista, Assistant Managing Editor

As four-year universities become more expensive and increasingly selective in their admissions, community colleges ar...

November 01, 2000 | By James Edward Sved

While new materials, construction techniques and architectural styles have evolved over the past several decades, the...

May 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

The path to success took 16 years to complete. But Columbia Plaza Associates, a minority-owned development firm in Bo...

June 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Although enrollments in U.S. elementary and secondary schools are expected to grow only modestly — or in some regions...

February 26, 2007 | By Jerry Yudelson, PE, LEED AP

With the American Institute of Architects calling for reducing energy use in buildings by 50% over current codes by 2...

October 01, 2007 | Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Seven years ago, officials at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital took a hard look at Prentice Women's Hospital,...

December 01, 2008 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Pop quiz: Can you name the largest steel-framed project currently under construction in the U.S.? Answer: It’s the 52...

February 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Until recently, daylighting was one of the most misunderstood sustainable building product categories, mostly because...

October 01, 2002 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

When it opened on the Boardwalk in 1929, the Atlantic City Convention Hall was hailed as the world's largest clear-sp...

May 01, 2005 | Staff

Most students entering the four-story atrium of the Lillis Business Complex at University of Oregon in Eugene probabl...

August 01, 2007 | By Kristin Foster, Editorial Intern

Easy DVD rentals, sophisticated home theater systems, and outrageous ticket prices ($11 for an adult general admissio...

March 01, 2009 | Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Ever since founding Ingenhoven Architects in 1985, at age 25, Christoph Ingenhoven has been guided by the philosophy...

August 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

All brick walls, old and new, are susceptible to deterioration. Exposure to harsh weather, poor construction, and lac...

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