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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 James Edward Sved

On the central grounds of the University of Virginia, at the heart of Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village, renovati...

August 01, 2009 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Insulating concrete forms have a long history of success in low-rise buildings, but now Building Teams are specifying...

May 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

The 1994 Northridge Earthquake was the precipitating event that led to the completion last year of a new cathedral fo...

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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May 01, 2002 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

When California Gov. Gray Davis signed Senate Bill 732 last October, it marked the nation's first major state-level e...

November 01, 2004 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

About 200 miles southeast of Calgary along Interstate 15, the Port of Entry facility in Sweet Grass, Mont., and Coutt...

August 14, 2009 |

At 69 square miles, Vineland is New Jersey's largest city, at least in geographic area, and it has a rich history. It...

January 01, 2009 |

Managing director, Academic Group Shawmut Design and Construction, Boston EDUCATION BS, Wentworth Institute ofTechnol...

January 01, 2003 | By Daryl Delano, Reed Business Information Economist

Following a stagnant 2001 and a decidedly down 2002, total construction spending (not including single-family housing...

July 01, 2005 | By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor

Business is good, even robust, for many of the AEC firms on BD&C's Giants 300 list. But rapid growth brings with...

September 01, 2008 | By Sam Oches, Editorial Intern

A new study sponsored by the Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association (CISCA), the trade group repres...

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

In terms of sustainability, this one is out there. Engineered to protect a fragile ecosystem and to serve as a model...

June 01, 2001 | By Gordon Wright, Senior Editor

The curvilinear shape of Seattle's Experience Music Project (EMP), a museum that documents and celebrates the history...

April 01, 2009 |

Past Winners 2006 FreemanWhite Hnedak Bobo Group McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Shawmut Design and Construction Wa...

January 01, 2009 |

Director of technology and innovation Morris Architects, Houston EDUCATION BS, MS, Rice University PROFESSIONAL CREDE...

May 01, 2007 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The description “large niche firm” may seem like an oxymoron, but 360-employee architecture firm Anshen+Allen certain...

June 01, 2002 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

The $12.5 million renovation of an historic warehouse into a mixed-use office and retail building that opened last Se...

September 01, 2005 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

The University of California's 10th campus is nestled deep in the San Joaquin Valley, 40 miles south of Modesto, just...

March 01, 2009 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Patrick Bellew is very keen on termites. Not just any termites. Barossa termites. The blind wood-munching critters fo...

August 14, 2009 | By Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the nation's oldest technology university, has long prided itself on its state-of-t...

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

A developer builds a 17-story hotel using a staggered steel truss framing system, a first for Chicago.

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

During the past 20 years, obesity among U.S. adults has increased more than 60%, according to the National Center for...

October 01, 2007 | The Editors

Starting with the first green roof he built on City Hall, Mayor Richard M. Daley has implemented plans and policies t...

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

Let's face it: The federal government does not have the greatest reputation for nurturing positive change in the priv...

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

While Dr. Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, has operated a successful cat hospital in Chico, Calif., for a number of years, a...

November 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Advances in material technology and structural efficiency are enabling Building Teams to produce structures that are...

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

Despite the collapse of the condo market, multifamily construction is down only about 5% in the last six months, than...

January 01, 2008 |

Ask Chad Oppenheim where he got the idea for Cube, the 15-story “kit-of-parts” condo high-rise he's designing for Mia...

March 01, 2004 | By Mindi Zissman, Products Editor

By all rights, Mexico City's Torre Mayor should only be 38 stories in height. Through the use of special shock-absorb...

September 01, 2008 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

For more efficient, valuable, and sustainable buildings, it is critical to focus on engineered systems and building a...

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

A decade ago, the Houston-based engineering and consulting firm Walter P Moore was experiencing a voluntary annual tu...

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