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Mixed-Use | February 24, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gresham Smith is serving as architect-of-record for the entire project and is part of the design team with Pappageorge Haymes and Gensler.

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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...

As architects design high-performing commercial buildings, supporting life safety via perimeter fire containment systems is critical. Specifying a tested, listed assembly that incorporates six essential design elements and withstands extreme testing conditions can help architects support passive life safety and optimize opportunities for egress during a commercial building fire.

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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...

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, 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...

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...

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'...

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