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A new Justice Center will be attached to the existing courthouse

Montgomery County is building a new Justice Center (right), that will be connected to the 119-year-old courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Images: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Justice Facilities | June 15, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Versions of this civic project have been in the works since at least 2015.

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September 01, 2001 | By Deborah K. Dietsch

Joel Garreau's widely read 1991 book Edge Cities described a phenomenon that has had a profound impact on U.S. develo...

September 01, 2002 | By Jack Klein, Contributing Editor

When Disney, the new owner of The New Amsterdam Theater on Times Square in New York City, wanted to know the conditio...

September 01, 2001 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

In the high-rise building development market, time is money. The faster buildings can be designed and constructed, th...

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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April 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Awash in the harsh sun of the Saudi Arabian desert, the gleaming 984-ft.-tall Kingdom Centre shimmers like a mirage a...

October 01, 2005 | Charles Rathmann

From its opening in 1918 to well into the 1980s, the 400,000-sf Chester Waterside Station churned out electric power...

January 01, 2009 |

VP Barton Malow Company, Oak Park, Mich. EDUCATION BSCEM, Purdue University ACCOMPLISHMENTS Youngest VP in firm's his...

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

An architect's dream at the drafting board can oftentimes turn into a contractor's nightmare during execution. But in...

November 01, 2006 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Glazed brick has been a mainstay in building construction for more than 4,000 years, cladding some of the world's old...

March 01, 2008 |

Gilbane Building Company, a full-service construction manager and general contractor based in Providence, R.I., repor...

December 01, 2004 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

The continued growth of urban renewal and mass-transit projects has placed an increase importance on parking. Mixed-u...

October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

After more than a century without a substantial renovation, Old Suffolk County Courthouse, designed in Neo-Classical...

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

When the Rocco Forte Collection opens the Verdura Golf & Spa Resort in Sicily in early 2009, the 200-room luxury...

February 26, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

As the popularity of vegetated roofs grows in the U.S., Building Teams are finding new methods for greening rooftops....

October 01, 2002 | By Renée Young, Contributing Editor

It is a house of beautiful spacious rooms furnished in exquisite taste and elegance, and will make a strong appeal to...

February 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

From sunny San Diego to frigid New York, roofs across America are slowly becoming whiter, brighter — cooler. Most tra...

January 01, 2003 | By Jim Crockett, Contributing Editor

The forecast of Glenn Mueller, Ph.D., a professor at John Hopkins University's Real Estate Institute, should prove us...

April 01, 2002 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

When the klieg lights went up last month on the new Kodak Theatre's first-ever hosting of the annual Academy Awards g...

September 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Five years ago, Bank of America, the mammoth financial services company — it now has 4,400 banking centers in 21 stat...

October 01, 2008 |

Since its founding in 1794, when what is now the state of Maine was still part of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,...

May 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Managed care, advances in medical technology, shrinking Medicare reimbursements, and growing patient populations have...

January 01, 2009 |

Director of sustainable development AECOM, Los Angeles EDUCATION MA, Cambridge University PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS LE...

December 01, 2005 | Staff

A survey of 205 executives involved in K-12 school construction and 250 executives involved in university buildings s...

June 01, 2004 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

When students stroll past the three-building Centergy complex adjacent to the Georgia Tech campus in midtown Atlanta,...

December 01, 2000 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

When Grande Boulevard Mall opened its doors in 1981, its owners envisioned success by catering to Jacksonville, Fla.'...

September 01, 2008 |

Take a metal deck roof, which many specifiers like for its strength, light weight, economy, and ease of installation,...

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

Looking at the raw desert landscape of the San Jacinto Mountains outside Hemet, Calif., it's hard to imagine that mor...

January 01, 2009 |

Associate principal KJWW, Rock Island, Ill. EDUCATION BS, Purdue University MS, University of California, Berkeley PR...

September 01, 2009 |

Kingswood School is perhaps the best example of Eliel Saarinen's work in North America. Designed in 1930 by the Finni...

December 01, 2004 | By Jim Haughey, Reed Business Information Economist

The evolving economic environment will drive rapid expansion in nonresidential construction in 2005–06. In non-single...

July 01, 2009 |

BD+C's annual Giants 300 list consists of U.S. firms that designed or constructed the largest volume of commercial, i...

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