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

The project is located in Johannesburg.

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April 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

It was a typical winter day in south central Alaska. Temperatures reached a blustery low of minus 40 degrees F. Wind...

June 01, 2007 | Richard Keleher and Judd Peterson

Improper use of vapor barriers is one of the leading causes of moisture-related issues in buildings today. Vapor barr...

May 01, 2005 | By Dave Barista, Assistant Managing Editor

What happens when you group 600 biologists, clinicians, engineers, chemists, physicists, and computer scientists from...

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

There is a tide in the design and construction of hospitals, which, taken at the flood, could lead to significantly b...

April 01, 2005 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

The 107-year-old Hearst Corporation, one of the world's largest diversified communications companies, quite literally...

May 01, 2001 | By Abby Bussel

Silicon Valley has changed the rules, if not the economics, of the workplace: irregular schedules, long hours, air-ho...

February 26, 2007 | Robert Cassidy

The U.S. Green Building Council, which is holding its fifth Greenbuild this month in Denver, is prospering—6,925 memb...

May 01, 2007 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Fourteen years ago, Timothy H. Haahs, P.E., spent six months in a hospital waiting for a heart transplant. Only in hi...

March 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

A study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) reports that continuous air barrier systems ca...

December 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Concrete is one of most durable manmade materials, but it has one fundamental flaw: as it hardens, concrete becomes p...

July 01, 2001 | Staff

The saying "the sum of the parts is greater than the whole" accurately applies to the Skanska companies. The U.S. aff...

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

In Jerusalem — a center of religious fervor, ancient archeology, ethnic diversity, and political struggle — a new bui...

August 01, 2004 | By Monica Patankar, Editorial Intern

Four years ago, faced with preserving its historic exterior and at the same time meeting the demand for more space an...

January 01, 2008 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

If you think you've seen it all when it comes to concrete construction, then you haven't sat down with Blaine Brownel...

September 01, 2007 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

The Virginia State Capitol Building—originally designed by Thomas Jefferson and almost as old as the nation itself—ha...

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

The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts sits on one of Toronto's choice sites. The 2,000-seat performance hal...

August 10, 2006 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

The Giants didn't get to be Giants by resting on their laurels. They're constantly coming up with new ways to stay ah...

September 01, 2001 | By Karen L. Wagner

For nearly 100 years, travelers have surged through the main waiting room of the Hoboken Terminal in Hoboken, N.J. Im...

September 01, 2009 | By Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

The new public library in Champaign, Ill., is drawing 2,100 patrons a day, up from 1,600 in 2007. The 122,600-sf faci...

October 01, 2006 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

As part of a major revitalization of downtown Durham, N.C., locally based Capitol Broadcasting Company decided to tra...

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

Jones Lang LaSalle was formed in 1999 by the merger of LaSalle Partners Inc. and Jones Lang Wootton. The company prov...

April 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Editor

Approaching the base of the new 50-story UBS Tower in Chicago, the glass wall of the lobby comes into view. It is so...

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

Historically regarded for aesthetic qualities, the introduction of daylight indoors, and ability to link building int...

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

At 10,000 sf, the space New York University assigned its newly created Office of Strategic Assessment, Planning, and...

November 01, 2008 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

If there was one building sector that had the most to gain from the green building movement, it might just be the ind...

February 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

On a bright summer day in Lower Manhattan, U.S. District Court Judge William H. Barbour, Jr., huddles with GSA offici...

July 01, 2005 | By Dave Barista, Assistant Managing Editor

If there was any question about the rate of growth of the green building movement, one need look no farther than the...

April 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

The Banner Bank Building in Boise, Idaho, was conceived and designed not just as the most sustainable building in tow...

September 01, 2008 | By Lenora Jane Estes, Editorial Intern

Thousands and thousands of 1960s-era buildings clad in ugly tiles and inefficient, outdated façades are sprinkled thr...

August 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Located off the Boardwalk at Renaissance Point on what was once landfill, the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa hopes t...

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