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

The project is located in Johannesburg.

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

Roaring thunder, crackling lightning, incredible gusts of wind, and utter chaos—the severe weather whims of Mother Na...

January 19, 2009 | By Bradford Perkins, FAIA, MRAIC, AICP

The surge of silent generation retirees and the impending burst of baby boomers marching toward retirement age are cr...

May 01, 2002 | By Rob McManamy, Editor-in-Chief

Action movies can be shameless about motivating their heroes. Often, the vengeful and breathless lead will turn to th...

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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September 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

When tasked with transforming an early 1920s Italian Renaissance bank building into a fully functional library for th...

July 01, 2006 | Staff

Last year, we noted that business was good for the great majority of firms in Building Design & Construction's Gi...

February 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

While Boston Red Sox fans had to wait 86 years between World Series Championships, they at least had Fenway Park all...

September 01, 2001 | By Deborah K. Dietsch

Joel Garreau's widely read 1991 book Edge Cities described a phenomenon that has had a profound impact on U.S. develo...

September 01, 2002 | By Jack Klein, Contributing Editor

When Disney, the new owner of The New Amsterdam Theater on Times Square in New York City, wanted to know the conditio...

September 01, 2001 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

In the high-rise building development market, time is money. The faster buildings can be designed and constructed, th...

April 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Awash in the harsh sun of the Saudi Arabian desert, the gleaming 984-ft.-tall Kingdom Centre shimmers like a mirage a...

October 01, 2005 | Charles Rathmann

From its opening in 1918 to well into the 1980s, the 400,000-sf Chester Waterside Station churned out electric power...

January 01, 2009 |

VP Barton Malow Company, Oak Park, Mich. EDUCATION BSCEM, Purdue University ACCOMPLISHMENTS Youngest VP in firm's his...

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

An architect's dream at the drafting board can oftentimes turn into a contractor's nightmare during execution. But in...

November 01, 2006 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Glazed brick has been a mainstay in building construction for more than 4,000 years, cladding some of the world's old...

March 01, 2008 |

Gilbane Building Company, a full-service construction manager and general contractor based in Providence, R.I., repor...

December 01, 2004 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

The continued growth of urban renewal and mass-transit projects has placed an increase importance on parking. Mixed-u...

October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

After more than a century without a substantial renovation, Old Suffolk County Courthouse, designed in Neo-Classical...

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

When the Rocco Forte Collection opens the Verdura Golf & Spa Resort in Sicily in early 2009, the 200-room luxury...

February 26, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

As the popularity of vegetated roofs grows in the U.S., Building Teams are finding new methods for greening rooftops....

October 01, 2002 | By Renée Young, Contributing Editor

It is a house of beautiful spacious rooms furnished in exquisite taste and elegance, and will make a strong appeal to...

February 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

From sunny San Diego to frigid New York, roofs across America are slowly becoming whiter, brighter — cooler. Most tra...

January 01, 2003 | By Jim Crockett, Contributing Editor

The forecast of Glenn Mueller, Ph.D., a professor at John Hopkins University's Real Estate Institute, should prove us...

April 01, 2002 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

When the klieg lights went up last month on the new Kodak Theatre's first-ever hosting of the annual Academy Awards g...

September 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Five years ago, Bank of America, the mammoth financial services company — it now has 4,400 banking centers in 21 stat...

October 01, 2008 |

Since its founding in 1794, when what is now the state of Maine was still part of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,...

May 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Managed care, advances in medical technology, shrinking Medicare reimbursements, and growing patient populations have...

January 01, 2009 |

Director of sustainable development AECOM, Los Angeles EDUCATION MA, Cambridge University PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS LE...

December 01, 2005 | Staff

A survey of 205 executives involved in K-12 school construction and 250 executives involved in university buildings s...

June 01, 2004 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

When students stroll past the three-building Centergy complex adjacent to the Georgia Tech campus in midtown Atlanta,...

December 01, 2000 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

When Grande Boulevard Mall opened its doors in 1981, its owners envisioned success by catering to Jacksonville, Fla.'...

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