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Multifamily Housing | October 15, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

AS+GG designed the tower.

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May 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Concrete always draws to the mind block upon block of boring, drab, grey conformity. Massive, squarish, sturdy grey w...

May 01, 2002 | By Morgan Luciana Danner, Production/Web Editor

In 1997, as the dot-com boom continued its madcap ride toward the heavens, computer giant Sun Microsystems Inc. antic...

May 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

At a time when many developers are fleeing the stagnant office market for more profitable sectors like multifamily re...

Our easy-to-use ExpressPlus® order system allows builders to configure and price low-complexity metal building structures in a matter of minutes. These quick-turn buildings reduce on-site labor costs while achieving the highest level of integrity and durability.

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March 01, 2009 | Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

In 1987, a group of building experts from 15 countries, under the aegis of the Paris-based International Energy Agenc...

January 01, 2005 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

At first glance, the new 10-story apartment complex in Paris known as the Flower Tower looks like a giant display of...

May 01, 2003 | By Staff

The six expert judges and five editors evaluating this year's Building Team Project of the Year Awards poured over do...

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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October 01, 2005 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

The mandate from the newly formed Metropolitan Capital Bank to OWP/P, Chicago, looked fairly straightforward: convert...

December 01, 2002 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Imagine yourself joining a typical campus tour at Case Western Reserve University sometime soon. The sky is a dull st...

November 01, 2004 | Staff

On a bank of the Missouri River in Omaha, Neb., an aspiring LEED Gold candidate houses offices that serve 13 states i...

October 01, 2007 | Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

On November 7-9, when Chicago hosts the Greenbuild 2007 International Conference and Expo, an estimated 18,000 attend...

June 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

When officials at the U.S. General Services Administration first presented the program requirements for the new feder...

December 01, 2004 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

More than a hundred years ago, when the ribbon was cut on North America's first subway line, in Boston (1897), and se...

April 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor, and Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

A dynamic entertainment market is prompting changes in the traditional approaches to the design and construction of p...

May 01, 2005 | Staff

Imagine being commissioned to create a laboratory in which the testing conditions are so sensitive the light from a s...

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...

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'...

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...

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