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Library | November 30, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is located in Johannesburg.

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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...

Get inspired! Brick’s adaptability has made it the premier building material for centuries even as styles come and go. Nothing says “classic” like brick, but nothing says “innovative” like brick either. Check out some examples of how fired clay brick remains a major presence in the 21st Century designer’s palette.

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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...

June 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

For more than a half century, starting in 1924, millions of visitors toured Ford Motor Co.'s Rouge manufacturing faci...

June 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Over the last decade, a fundamental shift in the national building codes has changed the landscape of seismic design....

August 14, 2009 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Imagine this scenario: You're planning a $32.9 million project involving 112,000 sf of new construction and renovatio...

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

The buildings in Block C serve as the gateway to CityCenter. This “neighborhood” runs parallel to Las Vegas Boulevard...

July 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Given the cyclical nature of building construction, riding out a down market is nothing new to most of the 75 contrac...

July 01, 2005 | By Raj Gupta, P.E., LEED AP, and Kurt Karnatz, P.E., LEED AP, CEM

As a key element in the design of sustainable office facilities, underfloor air distribution (UFAD) systems provide L...

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

Rouss Hall, a historic 24,000-sf building designed by Stanford White, served as the home of the University of Virgini...

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

It's early June, in Las Vegas, which means it's very hot, and I am coming to the end of a hardhat tour of the $9.2 bi...

November 01, 2000 | By Clayford T. Grimm

Architects, structural engineers, facility managers and contractors working with masonry structures would do well to...

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

Stroll through the heart of virtually any major city in the U.S. and you'll see a slew of new condominium development...

October 01, 2007 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

At 4.2 million sf, Chicago's Merchandise Mart is the largest commercial building in the U.S. and one of the biggest m...

October 01, 2003 | By Mindi Zissman, Products Editor

Following tangled legal disputes and competing development proposals that led to 25 years of neglect, the Old Albuque...

October 01, 2008 |

The Joule Hotel in Dallas, designed by local firm Coburn & Smith, was constructed in 1927 as the Dallas National...

August 01, 2005 | Staff

For decades, the growing needs of Zurich University were met by structures erected on the outskirts of the city. In r...

January 01, 2009 |

Principal Pfeiffer Partners Architects, Los Angeles EDUCATION BArch, University of California, Berkeley MArch, Univer...

December 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Since late last year, Milwaukee — a city more renowned for beer and brats than for culture — has been basking in the...

October 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

In the minds of many Americans, the civil rights movement died on April 4, 1968, when a shot rang out from a bathroom...

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

It's one thing to build a new hospital on a nice, clean, unobstructed site. It's quite another to consolidate two hea...

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

The hope was that a complete restoration and modernization would bring life back to three neoclassic beauties that fo...

October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

Opened in 1933, the observation deck at Rockefeller Center was designed to evoke the elegant promenades found on the...

September 01, 2005 | By Charles Rathmann, Contributing Editor

Ever since an anthrax attack shut down the U.S. House of Representatives in October 2001, state public health laborat...

November 01, 2000 | By Dave Barista , Associate Editor , and Jack Klein

With the growth of the United States Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) ce...

February 01, 2004 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Insulated concrete forms, developed in the mid-1960s as a method for forming more energy-efficient concrete foundatio...

January 01, 2009 |

Principal, regional director forcentral Texas Walter P Moore, Houston EDUCATION BS, Texas A&M University MS, Univ...

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