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Wings clipped, airports veer to tech to regain passenger trust

This rendering illustrates CallisonRTKL’s biophilic design for the Guadalajara Airport in Mexico. Passenger well-being is a key driver of that design, which also facilitates touchless processing from curb to gate. Rendering: CallisonRTKL

   

Airports | September 18, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Alternative project delivery methods are also being considered.

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August 14, 2009 |

A Dan Huntington, SE, PE, LEED AP Associate Principal KJWW Engineering Consultants Rock Island, Ill. B Corey Wieseman...

May 01, 2003 | By Mindi Zissman, Products Editor

The design and construction team for the Capitol Area East End Complex, Block 225, in Sacramento, faced tightened req...

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

Construction spending for higher education work began growing again last summer after a year-long stall and is now 13...

As we assess what we've learned from the COVID-19 pandemic so far, keeping interior spaces clean is part of the equation to preventing similar situations in the future.

This whitepaper will cover common ways surfaces can become contaminated, the causes, the impacts and the solutions for cleaner, more-resilient interiors.

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October 01, 2007 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

When the Chicago Transit Authority put the finishing touches on its sparkling new, 12-story headquarters in late 2004...

October 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Concrete is one of most durable manmade materials, but even this old industry workhorse has its weaknesses. Exposure...

November 01, 2000 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

When patrons walk through the doors of the new Baptist Memorial Hospital in Collierville, Tenn., they may think they'...

When it comes to choosing between material made from waste and virgin raw material, performance level is often debated. But it’s a problem that doesn’t exist anymore. The development of new technologies and manufacturing processes has given way to sustainable materials that are on the same performance level as virgin material. 

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January 19, 2009 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

On the lookout for ever more energy-efficient building envelope solutions, a growing number of Building Teams are tur...

December 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

As the home of the University of Georgia and several other colleges and universities, the city of Athens, Ga., has al...

September 01, 2009 |

At 121 years, Hawthorne School is the oldest elementary school building in the Elmhurst, Ill., school district and a...

May 01, 2009 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

For all the attention green buildings get these days, many fall woefully short of expectations when it comes to acous...

July 01, 2002 | Dave Barista

For Thomas Ventulett, winning the 2002 AIA Architecture Firm Award is the fruit of more than 35 years of labor. Most...

July 01, 2008 |

Multifamily housing starts are 6% above a year ago, but job site construction spending is down 15%. This discrepancy...

December 01, 2005 | Staff

In what U.S. Green Building Council president and CEO Rick Fedrizzi called a "huge refinement" to the LEED rating pro...

October 01, 2005 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Cataloging, replacing, and replicating cracked stones was just one of the tedious construction feats achieved in the...

March 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Editor

"A challenging program on an incredibly visible site. An outstanding environment for learning." These capsule comment...

March 01, 2008 |

It was February 1995, and construction management expert Mark Anderson was hard at work in Lower Manhattan on the rec...

January 01, 2002 | By Daryl Delano, Cahners Economist

America's longest-ever period of economic prosperity ended during the third quarter of 2001 after 10 years of uninter...

September 01, 2009 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

The story of the Fox Oakland Theater is like that of so many movie palaces of the early 20th century. Built in 1928 b...

March 01, 2008 |

To be number one in a highly competitive field like healthcare design, an architecture firm has to attract and develo...

May 01, 2003 | By Renée Young, Contributing Editor

Smallpox, a virus that once brought rampant illness, scarring, and death to millions, was eradicated in 1977, but the...

December 01, 2000 | By Eric Rosenbaum

It is conceived as a world-renowned cultural landmark: Covering two city blocks and six stories high, the Regional Pe...

December 01, 2007 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

“The hotel industry is reinventing itself,” says Nunzio De Santis, AIA, EVP and director of hospitality at HKS Hill G...

October 01, 2007 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

With more than 350 miles of marked bike lanes, signed bike routes, and off-street paths, Chicago has one of the large...

May 01, 2008 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Although Yale University's bottom-line mandate to Building Teams is simply to achieve LEED certification for all new...

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