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

The project is located in Johannesburg.

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January 01, 2009 |

Project architect PSA-Dewberry, Peoria, Ill. EDUCATION BEnvD, University of Colorado MArch, University of Michigan PR...

December 01, 2002 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Thirty-five years ago, when Arthur Rosenblatt was appointed vice director of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, m...

March 01, 2005 | Staff

In contrast to many embassies in Berlin, which screen themselves off from the public, the glazed legation building of...

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

Nestled deep in the Napa Valley, the city of American Canyon is one of a number of new communities in Northern Califo...

March 01, 2009 |

Harwood K. Smith would be proud of the tiny architecture practice he founded 70 years ago, in Dallas. In the interven...

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

For nearly 90 years, the Essex County Courthouse in Newark, N.J., has stood as a somber reminder that if you break th...

May 01, 2009 |

The construction materials price index for nonresidential buildings fell 0.6% in March extending the decline since th...

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

Douglas Ducate laughs when he recalls how simple the convention center industry used to be, when all cities had to do...

May 01, 2005 | Staff

"Integration" is the key to the new Regenstein Center for African Apes in Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo. "Usually when a...

June 01, 2001 | Staff

Seemingly worlds apart in inspiration and execution, the two Grand Award winners in the fourth annual "Building Team"...

June 01, 2001 | By Renée Young

When a company's business is insuring the financial futures of individuals and companies around the world, it knows t...

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

Can the design of a hospital or healthcare facility actually help patients heal better? The idea may seem preposterou...

July 01, 2001 | By Gordon Wright, Senior Editor

In the early 19th century, the solitary confinement doctrine embodied by Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary at...

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

When Milwaukee's City Hall was completed in 1896, it was, at 394 feet in height, the third-tallest structure in the U...

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

The recently opened Georgia Aquarium, said to be the largest such indoor facility in the world at 450,000 sf, was des...

May 01, 2009 |

Some time ago, when Deborah Bermond was interviewing a prospective employee for a management position at Roy Anderson...

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

Eddie Abeyta, 38 SVP HKS Dallas, Texas Jason T. Adolff, 32 Associate principal, director of Washington, D.C., studio...

February 01, 2001 | By C.C. Sullivan, Editorial Director

Once the center of high-rise innovation, Chicago seems to have lost the mantle of global skyscraper mecca. Progressiv...

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

Metal remains popular as a building material for many reasons. Metals offer durability, strength, and versatility tha...

April 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Fiber-optic lighting systems can deliver light comparable to conventional halogen or incandescent bulbs while saving...

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

The industrial market doubled in the last four years but is still one-third smaller than the peak in 1998. Jobsite co...

March 01, 2009 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

“The most consistently depressing thing in U.S. buildings, almost without exception, is the ceilings.” Mike Taylor do...

January 01, 2007 | Staff

70 Eye Street Condominiums Washington, D.C. 13 stories, 858,843 sf 448 units (condos) $90 million JPI Development (D)...

December 01, 2000 | By Richard Nemec

Architectural solutions are a building team's premier weapons in the battle for better security. They are also the in...

April 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Since 2001, more than 23,000 U.S. troops have been wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. Of those injured, more than 10,00...

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

When adult patrons enter Charlotte's new children's cultural center for the first time, the initial thought that prob...

January 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

After a run of nearly 50 years, the Silver Theater in Silver Spring, Md., shut its doors in 1986. It remained vacant...

September 01, 2007 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

After his initial tour of the dilapidated 1850s-era Battle House Hotel, Ron Blount, construction manager with Retirem...

July 01, 2001 | By Jack Klein

Skylights range from utilitarian to high tech, and from strictly functional to solely decorative. However, in the eve...

October 01, 2005 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Walker Hall, at the South Carolina School for the Deaf & Blind—the first school in the South to teach life skills...

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