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Renderings courtesy Safdie Architects

Mixed-Use | June 10, 2021 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project comprises nine towers in total.

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Reckli concrete form liner adds texture to concrete structures

Reckli concrete form liners add texture to concrete structures. Photo courtesy Reckli

   

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

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When choosing an architectural coatings system, there are an abundance of qualities to look for. An architect or specifier desires a coating system that is sustainable and durable. Additionally, a coatings system must provide the aesthetic properties needed by the architect as well, not only at the time of initial coating, but for decades to come.

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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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October 01, 2006 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

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

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April 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Editor

Approaching the base of the new 50-story UBS Tower in Chicago, the glass wall of the lobby comes into view. It is so...

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

Historically regarded for aesthetic qualities, the introduction of daylight indoors, and ability to link building int...

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

At 10,000 sf, the space New York University assigned its newly created Office of Strategic Assessment, Planning, and...

November 01, 2008 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

If there was one building sector that had the most to gain from the green building movement, it might just be the ind...

February 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

On a bright summer day in Lower Manhattan, U.S. District Court Judge William H. Barbour, Jr., huddles with GSA offici...

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

If there was any question about the rate of growth of the green building movement, one need look no farther than the...

April 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

The Banner Bank Building in Boise, Idaho, was conceived and designed not just as the most sustainable building in tow...

September 01, 2008 | By Lenora Jane Estes, Editorial Intern

Thousands and thousands of 1960s-era buildings clad in ugly tiles and inefficient, outdated façades are sprinkled thr...

August 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Located off the Boardwalk at Renaissance Point on what was once landfill, the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa hopes t...

November 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

The destruction of the World Trade Center towers has heightened concern about the progressive collapse of buildings....

May 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

In the heart of downtown Charlotte, N.C., just blocks from Hearst Tower and adjacent to the new NBA Bobcats Arena, si...

August 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Back in 2002, before the Building Team working on the design of the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, Tenn.,...

May 01, 2001 | By Jack Klein

The topping out of Milwaukee's Miller Park retractable-roof stadium last November was a milestone in many ways. Just...

April 01, 2001 | By Jack Klein

As a major share of any building's operating budget, heating and cooling costs must be considered from the very incep...

May 01, 2006 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

See if this scenario sounds familiar: A couple of guys come out of architecture school armed with newly minted diplom...

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

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At a time when institutions of higher learning are spending tens of millions of dollars erecting massive, cutting-edg...

July 01, 2009 |

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Construction spending for government buildings, excluding housing, education, and healthcare, expanded an estimated 1...

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June 01, 2004 | By Reneé Young, Contributing Editor

When the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers met last September 29 for the first game in the renovated Soldier Fi...

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