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

The project comprises nine towers in total.

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

The hope was that a complete restoration and modernization would bring life back to three neoclassic beauties that fo...

October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

Opened in 1933, the observation deck at Rockefeller Center was designed to evoke the elegant promenades found on the...

September 01, 2005 | By Charles Rathmann, Contributing Editor

Ever since an anthrax attack shut down the U.S. House of Representatives in October 2001, state public health laborat...

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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November 01, 2000 | By Dave Barista , Associate Editor , and Jack Klein

With the growth of the United States Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) ce...

February 01, 2004 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Insulated concrete forms, developed in the mid-1960s as a method for forming more energy-efficient concrete foundatio...

January 01, 2009 |

Principal, regional director forcentral Texas Walter P Moore, Houston EDUCATION BS, Texas A&M University MS, Univ...

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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March 01, 2009 |

For all the praise green buildings receive these days, many of these projects fall woefully short of expectations whe...

August 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

In Las Vegas, the late 1980s saw the advent of the high-end, themed mega-resort, such as the Mirage and Excalibur, ac...

May 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

If Charles C. Hook were alive today, he'd be beaming like a proud parent about what has become of the tiny North Caro...

December 01, 2001 | By C.C. Sullivan

The quest for open, integrated building systems has occupied the collective consciousness of the design and construct...

October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

Built in 1963, the 32,000-sf 200 Fillmore building in Denver housed office and retail in a drab, outdated, and energy...

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

Kansas City, Mo., is experiencing tremendous construction resurgence, led in great part by the Internal Revenue Servi...

October 01, 2007 | Kristin Foster, Editorial Intern

Two entrepreneurs, David and Douglas Baum of Baum Realty Group, are converting an old lamp-making factory in Chicago'...

August 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Tall buildings make the most lasting impression, but low-rise structures are the workhorses of the U.S. office buildi...

August 01, 2006 | By Hannah Schroder, Editorial Intern

A design team headed by RoTo Architects, Los Angeles, took a new angle on an old masonry technique to keep outdoor so...

January 01, 2003 | Daryl Delano, RBI Economist

Make no mistake: The U.S. and global economies face continued challenges in the year ahead. On balance, however, it's...

January 01, 2009 |

CTO Serious Materials, Sunnyvale, Calif. EDUCATION BS ME, Tulane University MS ME, University of Texas PhD, Colorado...

January 01, 2007 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

The $65 billion U.S. multifamily construction sector is under siege. Escalating costs for building products and mater...

July 01, 2007 | By Randy Sharp, MBCSLA, MCSLA, ASLA, LEED AP

Green walls are regularly used throughout Europe and Asia, and in Tokyo they are considered more valuable than green...

April 01, 2008 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Three-dimensional information, such as that provided by building information modeling, allows all members of the Buil...

March 01, 2005 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

A multinational Building Team responsible for remaking the dilapidated headquarters of Argentina's premier daily news...

January 01, 2008 |

If you've ever enjoyed succulent strawberries with your morning cereal, or crisp lettuce in your salad, or artichoke...

October 01, 2005 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

High Tech High International, reconstructed inside a 1952 Navy metal foundry training facility, incorporates the very...

December 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

From fine art and fancy food to rock concerts and skating rinks, next-generation retail developments are nothing like...

October 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

A mammoth, nearly century-old industrial building on the banks of the Chicago River has been turned into a center for...

August 01, 2001 | By Morgan Luciana Danner, Production Editor

As singer Bob Dylan used to croon, the times they are a' changin', and the area of project management is no exception...

October 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

The imposing Queen Anne-style structure in a remote area of New Mexico began life as a fashionable hotel built by the...

January 01, 2009 |

VP, business acquisition Balfour Beatty, Fairfax, Va. EDUCATION BAE, PhD, architectural engineering, Pennsylvania Sta...

May 01, 2005 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

On a recent crisp, clear spring morning, as I approached the National Museum of the American Indian from the east, th...

January 01, 2009 |

VP, business development Hill International, Marlton, N.J. EDUCATION BAE, Pennsylvania State University ACCOMPLISHMEN...

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