A remembrance area and a new visitor's entrance will be among the changes when the Navy rebuilds Building 197 of the Washington Navy Yard, where a gunman killed 12 people and then was killed in a shooting spree in September 2013.
Drew Ballensky | Jan 6, 2014
Reducing energy consumption through energy-efficiency retrofits represents an underappreciated way to cut healthcare costs, according to the Rocky Mountain Institute.
Drew Ballensky | Jan 2, 2014
San Vicente Inn, a cluster of century-old historic bungalows, known as a haven for nudists and drug users, in West Hollywood, Calif., will be converted into a boutique hotel.
Drew Ballensky | Dec 27, 2013
Rings of scaffolding will start to rise this spring around the cast-iron dome of the U.S. Capitol in Washington as part of a $60 million renovation project to repair more than 1,300 cracks.
Drew Ballensky | Dec 16, 2013
Minneapolis’s Northwestern Building, originally built in 1914 as a glass factory, is undergoing a major renovation. The 85,000-sf, four-story building is now serves as office space for multiple tenants in Minneapolis’ North Loop neighborhood.
Drew Ballensky | Dec 9, 2013
Bethlehem, Pa., is a recipient of a 2013 award by Preservation Pennsylvania for a renovation of the oldest building on the former Bethlehem Steel Corp. site.
Drew Ballensky | Dec 2, 2013
Army Corps of Engineers workers displaced during renovation of federal building in Huntington, W. Va.
A $47.6 million overhaul of the Huntington Federal Building in Huntington, West Virginia, includes altered traffic lanes on adjoining streets and the displacement of some of the more than 500 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees who work in the building.
Drew Ballensky | Nov 25, 2013
The redevelopment of Fort Monmouth, a former New Jersey army base, is likely to be revised on a building-by-building and parcel-by-parcel basis, officials say.
Drew Ballensky | Nov 18, 2013
Key office design trends such as downsizing of overall space, more open floor plans, and the inclusion of more collaborative workspaces are prompting property owners in Grand Rapids, Mich., to renovate thousands of square feet of office space.
Drew Ballensky | Nov 11, 2013
Salzburg, Austria’s Central Station remained in operation during reconstruction, a feat that required complex planning.
Drew Ballensky | Nov 5, 2013
The International Energy Conservation Code has been revised to eliminate what has been seen as a blanket exemption for historic buildings.
Drew Ballensky | Oct 28, 2013
NRCA's EnergyWise Roof Calculator Online has been updated to include information from the 2012 version of the International Code Council's International Energy Conservation Code and the 2012 version of the International Green Construction Code .
Drew Ballensky | Oct 22, 2013
Major renovation projects—those costing more than $100,000—climbed as a share of total nonresidential construction as the recession began and haven’t yet come down, breaking from historic patterns.
Drew Ballensky | Oct 15, 2013
A major renovation of an historic YMCA in Los Angeles to an apartment facility was named the 2013 World Architecture Festival Housing Award recipient.