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Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami adaptive reuse of King Cole Hotel Photo Kim Sargent

The Ritz-Carlton Residences sits on a 36-slip private marina in Miami Beach, Fla. The project team for Lionheart Capital’s 111-condominium community was led by Stantec (AOR). Residences are priced from $2 million to $40 million. Photo: Kim Sargent

    

Multifamily Housing | January 20, 2021 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

The 1920s King Cole Hotel becomes the Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami in the largest residential adaptive reuse project in South Florida.

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October 01, 2005 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When chemical manufacturer Stepan decided it was time to replace the 24,000-sf roof of the "M" Building at its Elwood...

July 01, 2009 |

University construction spending is 13% higher than a year ago—mostly for residence halls and infrastructure on publi...

September 01, 2007 | By Kristin Foster, Editorial Intern

Until July 2004, 200 East Brady, a 40,000-sf, 1920s-era warehouse, had been an abandoned eyesore in Tulsa, Okla.'s Br...

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, 2007 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

With existing structures comprising about 99% of the nation's building stock, LEED for existing buildings (LEED-EB) a...

July 01, 2009 |

K-12 school construction spending stopped expanding at the onset of the recession but will slip only marginally lower...

April 01, 2006 | Staff

Last month, 21,415 developers and real estate executives from 74 countries met in Cannes, France, for MIPIM (Marché I...

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, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

No matter the type or age of roof, eventually it will leak. The question is, when. Today, product advancements and a...

August 01, 2009 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief; Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor; Dave Barista, Managing Editor; and Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

22. Commercial Properties Repositioned for University USE Tocci Building Companies is finding success in repositionin...

October 01, 2005 | By Charles Rathmann, Contributing Editor

Originally constructed in 1928 just as the first talkies were being released, the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxv...

August 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Dan Kohl already knows the burning question that most museumgoers will have on their mind when the much-anticipated e...

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

One Nineteen Health and Wellness Center in Birmingham, Ala., might be associated with St. Vincent's Hospital, but one...

June 01, 2006 | Staff

The 2006 NeoCon World's Trade Fair is North America's largest interior design and facilities management conference, w...

March 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Editor

With the introduction of coatings that let sunlight and the dispersion of water droplets assist the cleaning process,...

October 01, 2008 |

Five years ago, the town of Harvard, Mass., which lies about 30 miles west of Boston, faced two problems. First, its...

September 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

The constant scramble for blockbuster ethical drugs by pharmaceutical companies, endeavors like the Human Genome Proj...

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

'May you live in interestingtimes," reads the old proverb that sounds like a bland blessing but is really more a subd...

September 01, 2007 | By Kristin Foster, Editorial Intern

The famed Griffith Observatory, located in the heart of the Hollywood hills, receives close to two million visitors e...

February 01, 2001 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Bastille Day-July 14-is France's equivalent of Independence Day in the United States, named for the storming of a Par...

February 01, 2008 |

1. Refer to the NRCA Roofing Manual and FM Global Property Loss Prevention Data Sheets. “A common mistake made when t...

January 01, 2009 |

Principal, founder Abhay Wadhwa Associates (AWA), New York, N.Y. EDUCATION BArch, Sir JJ College of Architecture, Mum...

July 01, 2001 | Staff

As the 21st century gathered steam, the editors of Building Design & Construction decided it was time to reflect...

May 01, 2008 |

Graphics galore Armstrong Ceilings has expanded its line of Infusions Accent Canopies with the addition of a new pale...

May 01, 2005 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

When Rem Koolhaas's Office of Metropolitan Architecture first presented its concept for the building to replace Seatt...

February 26, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

During the past 25 years, building damage from windstorms has accounted for approximately 10% of reported total prope...

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

Middle schools led the growth in K-12 construction spending in 2006, when peak enrollment was in the 8th grade. But t...

July 01, 2001 | Staff

Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. spread its wings this year by acquiring PPK Environment & Infrastructure Pty. Ltd., a S...

April 01, 2009 | Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Jeff McMenamy's newest roofing job is also the largest one on which he's using TrueLo Max Lo Odor, a new low-fuming a...

June 01, 2001 | By Jack Klein

Stephen Klamke feels somewhat vindicated. A recent study by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Research...

March 01, 2008 |

Turner Construction Company is the largest construction company in the U.S., with 5,800 employees in 46 offices natio...

October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

The team behind the new Holyoke (Mass.) Health Center was aiming for more than the renovation of a single building—th...

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