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The design for a new art museum on the main campus of Princeton University would open up the building, and display its permanent collection in a unique way. Image: Adjaye Associates

Museums | October 15, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building would double the size of the existing museum.

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April 01, 2005 | By Barbara Horwitz Bennett, Contributing Editor

As Israel's second most popular tourist site, after the Western Wall, the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum takes its visit...

January 01, 2005 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

When electronics retailer RadioShack realized that the layout of its headquarters building in Fort Worth, Texas, was...

November 01, 2008 |

The school of the future isn't just a dream; it's a reality that's available today. Exhibited in conjunction with Bui...

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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April 01, 2008 |

Incorporating windows and doors into a building envelope presents one of the toughest tasks for the Building Team. Th...

June 01, 2005 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Forty-five percent of the country's elementary, middle, and high schools were built between 1950 and 1969 and will so...

April 01, 2001 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Imagine a building that produces more energy than it needs to operate, that recycles its own water. A building that b...

April 01, 2005 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

In recent years, public discussion of the role of cultural facilities in society has turned into a war of dueling spr...

March 01, 2005 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

Late last year, as an El Al airliner taxied out from Ben Gurion Airport Terminal 3 en route to New York, Hamid Kia co...

February 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

In proton therapy, the medical team directs a beam of sub-atomic protons at the patient's tumor site. The protons are...

July 01, 2005 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

If you've seen one bank branch, have you really seen them all? Not if it's a PNC Bank green branch office. Banks, ret...

May 01, 2005 | Staff

In planning the Burr Elementary School in Fairfield, Conn., the school's building committee heeded the words of Willi...

January 01, 2009 |

Associate structural engineer, director of antiterrorism services Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, Mo. EDUCATION B...

June 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

The economic boom of the 1990s fattened state coffers even as the stock market boosted endowments, enabling public an...

January 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Assistant Managing Editor

When it comes to maintaining the durability of brick masonry wall systems, moisture control is perhaps the most cruci...

January 01, 2009 |

VP, architect, and interior designer SMB&R, Camp Hill, Pa. EDUCATION BA, Pennsylvania State University MArch, Was...

September 01, 2002 | By Judith Dupré

If light is the necessary condition of architecture, then glass is its most provocative metaphor. Glass speaks of eve...

September 01, 2009 |

The story of the Trenton Daylight/Twilight High School is one of renewal and rebirth—both of the classic buildings th...

July 01, 2007 | By Jerry Yudelson, PE, LEED AP

Green buildings are growing by leaps and bounds. Between 2005 and 2006, project registrations in major LEED categorie...

November 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

When it comes to the disposal of construction demolition and waste materials, contractors are cleaning up their act,...

July 01, 2005 | Staff

Ken Hercenberg does not suffer fools lightly. As technical resource manager for the 800 architects worldwide that for...

July 01, 2002 | Gordon Wright

While many of its competitors are subsidiaries of foreign construction organizations, Providence, R.I.-based Gilbane...

July 01, 2002 | Rob McManamy

For industry stalwart The Turner Corp., Dallas, the last 10 months have truly been the best of times and the worst of...

January 01, 2009 |

President, partner Bliss & Nyitray, West Palm Beach, Fla. EDUCATION BSCE, Case Western Reserve University PROFESS...

June 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

America needs more schools. Forty-five percent of the nation's elementary, middle, and high schools were built betwee...

January 01, 2002 | By Jim Crockett, Contributing Editor

As the march of technology advances, it's a constant curve to deliver buildings capable of meeting end users' needs....

October 01, 2001 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

As Princeton University's first residence hall designed in the Collegiate Gothic style, Blair and Buyers Residence Ha...

February 26, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

What's covered under the warranty? What are the annual repair and maintenance costs? Does the manufacturer have a rec...

February 01, 2009 |

Rapidly renewable biobased tile Migrations biobased tile is made possible by Armstrong's Biostride polymer. Identical...

January 01, 2005 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

To say that the speculative office market is returning to health would be an egregious overstatement. Vacancy rates r...

October 01, 2003 | By Staff

Revitalizing a worn-down or underused building and restoring it to a useful purpose can be one of the most challengin...

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