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

The project is located in Johannesburg.

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May 01, 2001 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

As gas and electricity costs continue to skyrocket, building owners and facility managers are determined more than ev...

June 01, 2008 | By Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

In Nebraska BIM users share tricks of the trade at RUGON. In Kansas City they discuss Revit at KCrevit. In Toronto Ar...

August 01, 2004 | By Matthew Phair, Contributing Editor

Most building projects exist in three versions: the building that was designed, the building that was built, and the...

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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January 01, 2009 |

Shareholder, construction sector Chamberlain Hrdlicka, Atlanta EDUCATION BA, St. Lawrence University J.D., State Univ...

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

Sustainable building trends are gaining steam, even in the current economic downturn. More than five billion square f...

July 01, 2009 |

The nation's largest architecture, engineering, and construction companies are on the BIM bandwagon in a big way, acc...

June 01, 2002 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

What do you get when you cross an elevator with an escalator? An inclinator, of course. These elevator cabs ascend an...

December 01, 2001 | By Barbara Horwitz

The senior housing market can be compared with a train, says developer Stephen Wright: "We can see the freight train...

December 01, 2001 | By Gordon Wright, Editor

The staggered-truss structural system incorporating steel trusses was developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Tec...

February 01, 2005 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Digital systems have become a fundamental component of healthcare design and construction, providing remarkable benef...

February 26, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

The light-emitting diode (LED) has come a long way and hasn't even reached its 45th birthday. Long the preferred ligh...

February 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

The Building Team for the new Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta credits a two-page document with being one of the most...

October 01, 2008 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

While the Bird's Nest and Water Cube captured all the TV coverage during the Beijing Olympics in August, the Rem Kool...

October 01, 2006 | Staff

The Robert F. Kennedy Main Justice Building houses the U.S. Attorney General's office, the Justice Department headqua...

July 01, 2001 | Staff

While RTKL is practically synonymous with retail architecture, David C. Hudson, president of the Baltimore-based A/E...

July 01, 2002 | Mindi Zissman

In an effort to redefine the 74-year-old firm, Syska Hennessy Group changed its name this year to reflect a new, "ful...

December 01, 2001 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Aug. 28, 1998, was a tragic day for the congregation of Manhattan's Central Synagogue, one of New York City's oldest...

December 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

The 9/11 terrorist attacks had an immediate impact on Kansas City International Airport's $258 million terminal impro...

August 11, 2010 | By Rob McManamy, Editor-in-chief

Seven months after terror took the form of a hijacked jetliner and ripped into the side of the Pentagon, an army of c...

September 01, 2009 |

Built in 1875 to serve as the art gallery for the Centennial International Exhibition in Fairmount Park, Memorial Hal...

October 01, 2007 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

One of the first LEED Platinum buildings in the nation and only the third U.S. building designed to LEED standards, t...

June 01, 2001 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

When Urban Land Interests (ULI) purchased its first building on Block 89 in 1986 — a vacant J.C. Penney department st...

November 01, 2007 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

In August 1995, having taken the helm of a university with a falling enrollment, a dire balance sheet, and a murky fu...

September 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Something special is happening along San Francisco's southeast waterfront. Just south of PacBell Park, home to baseba...

May 01, 2007 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

At $3.4 billion in revenues last year, Bovis Lend Lease is one of the largest construction management firms and gener...

April 01, 2001 | By Morgan Luciana Danner, Production Editor

It was a race against time for Kentucky's Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. Under a federal court order to r...

October 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Have you figured out what the mystery building is? Hint: It has a concrete frame and sloped floors. Still not sure? O...

June 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

The now-deflated dot-com boom left an imprint on office environments by making technology an increasingly accepted an...

August 01, 2005 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

After being awarded the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, Salt Lake City organizers needed more than 800 support buildings f...

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

All too often, architects, designers, and construction professionals find themselves working for a company whose phil...

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