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

The project is located in Johannesburg.

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March 01, 2009 |

For all the praise green buildings receive these days, many of these projects fall woefully short of expectations whe...

August 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

In Las Vegas, the late 1980s saw the advent of the high-end, themed mega-resort, such as the Mirage and Excalibur, ac...

May 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

If Charles C. Hook were alive today, he'd be beaming like a proud parent about what has become of the tiny North Caro...

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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December 01, 2001 | By C.C. Sullivan

The quest for open, integrated building systems has occupied the collective consciousness of the design and construct...

October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

Built in 1963, the 32,000-sf 200 Fillmore building in Denver housed office and retail in a drab, outdated, and energy...

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

Kansas City, Mo., is experiencing tremendous construction resurgence, led in great part by the Internal Revenue Servi...

October 01, 2007 | Kristin Foster, Editorial Intern

Two entrepreneurs, David and Douglas Baum of Baum Realty Group, are converting an old lamp-making factory in Chicago'...

August 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Tall buildings make the most lasting impression, but low-rise structures are the workhorses of the U.S. office buildi...

August 01, 2006 | By Hannah Schroder, Editorial Intern

A design team headed by RoTo Architects, Los Angeles, took a new angle on an old masonry technique to keep outdoor so...

January 01, 2003 | Daryl Delano, RBI Economist

Make no mistake: The U.S. and global economies face continued challenges in the year ahead. On balance, however, it's...

January 01, 2009 |

CTO Serious Materials, Sunnyvale, Calif. EDUCATION BS ME, Tulane University MS ME, University of Texas PhD, Colorado...

January 01, 2007 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

The $65 billion U.S. multifamily construction sector is under siege. Escalating costs for building products and mater...

July 01, 2007 | By Randy Sharp, MBCSLA, MCSLA, ASLA, LEED AP

Green walls are regularly used throughout Europe and Asia, and in Tokyo they are considered more valuable than green...

April 01, 2008 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Three-dimensional information, such as that provided by building information modeling, allows all members of the Buil...

March 01, 2005 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

A multinational Building Team responsible for remaking the dilapidated headquarters of Argentina's premier daily news...

January 01, 2008 |

If you've ever enjoyed succulent strawberries with your morning cereal, or crisp lettuce in your salad, or artichoke...

October 01, 2005 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

High Tech High International, reconstructed inside a 1952 Navy metal foundry training facility, incorporates the very...

December 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

From fine art and fancy food to rock concerts and skating rinks, next-generation retail developments are nothing like...

October 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

A mammoth, nearly century-old industrial building on the banks of the Chicago River has been turned into a center for...

August 01, 2001 | By Morgan Luciana Danner, Production Editor

As singer Bob Dylan used to croon, the times they are a' changin', and the area of project management is no exception...

October 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

The imposing Queen Anne-style structure in a remote area of New Mexico began life as a fashionable hotel built by the...

January 01, 2009 |

VP, business acquisition Balfour Beatty, Fairfax, Va. EDUCATION BAE, PhD, architectural engineering, Pennsylvania Sta...

May 01, 2005 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

On a recent crisp, clear spring morning, as I approached the National Museum of the American Indian from the east, th...

January 01, 2009 |

VP, business development Hill International, Marlton, N.J. EDUCATION BAE, Pennsylvania State University ACCOMPLISHMEN...

January 01, 2009 |

VP RTKL, Dallas EDUCATION BS, MArch, University of Texas at Arlington PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS AIA, NCARB ACCOMPLISHM...

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

“Hotel guests are looking for an experience, and that's driving what the hospitality market needs to respond to,” say...

July 01, 2009 |

Multifamily housing starts dropped to 100,000 in April—the lowest level in several decades—due to still-worsening con...

November 01, 2001 | By Mindi Zissman, Assistant Editor

In the building team's quest to reduce energy costs, insulation is becoming an important component of building design...

October 01, 2003 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

In the lobby of the Philadelphia Academy of Music, the lights flicker as the crowd sets out to quickly find their sea...

July 01, 2008 |

High schools led the growth in K-12 construction spending during the last year with peak enrollment now in the 10th g...

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