Contractors

Bringing the concepts of architects, engineers, and clients to life often requires problem-solving and compromise, and always requires hard work on the contractor’s part. Keeping construction within the allotted budget and up to the rest of the building team’s standards requires a combination of extensive technical and product knowledge.
February 15, 2011 |

Architecture 2030 has just broadened the scope of its 2030 Challenge, issuing an additional chall...

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February 15, 2011 |

Andrés Duany advocates a "LEED Brown" rating that would give contractors credit for using traditi...

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As the population ages, designers of commercial and multifamily applications are incorporating new solutions to meet those demands. Ergonomics can be an integral part of design, manufacturing, and use. Nowhere is this more critical than in bathroom design.

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February 15, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The construction of a new data center becomes a test case for BIM’s ability to enhance project de...

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February 15, 2011 | By Richard L. Peck, Contributing Editor

The recession has hurt even the usually vibrant healthcare segment. Nearly three out of four hosp...

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February 15, 2011 | By Julie Hendricks, AIA, LEED AP, and Kapil Upadhyaya, LEED AP

There’s lots of talk about zero energy as the next big milestone in green building. Realistically...

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February 14, 2011 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

According to sustainability experts, the first step toward designing an energy-efficient roofing...

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February 11, 2011 |
February 11, 2011 | By Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

What do a panelized wall system, a newly developed roof hatch, spray polyurethane foam, and a cus...

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February 11, 2011 |

This month's RS Means Cost Comparison Chart focuses on office building construction.

February 11, 2011 |

The $73 million Soka University of America’s new performing arts center and academic complex rece...

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February 11, 2011 |

After two years of design and construction, members of the Gateway Church in Southland, Texas, we...

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February 11, 2011 |

(FER) studio, Inglewood, Calif., converted a 115-year-old former dry goods store in Louisville, K...

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February 11, 2011 |

The Piqua (Ohio) Public Library was once a late 19th-century hotel that sat vacant and deteriorat...

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February 11, 2011 |

Located on historic South Main Street in Fall River, Mass., the Fall River Justice Center opened...

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February 11, 2011 |

California State University, Northridge, consolidated its graduate and undergraduate biology and...

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February 11, 2011 |

The University of Colorado, Boulder, cooked up something different with its new $84.4 million Cen...

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February 11, 2011 |

The Legacy at Millennium Park is a 72-story, mixed-use complex that rises high above Chicago’s Mi...

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February 11, 2011 |

The 12,000-person community of Carroll, Iowa, has a new $28 million surgery center to provide bot...

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February 11, 2011 |

18Biscayne is a 57,200-sf urban retail center being developed in downtown Miami by commercial rea...

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February 11, 2011 |

HMC Architects designed two new buildings for the Los Angeles County Martin Luther King, Jr., Med...

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February 11, 2011 |

Harbor Interfaith Services, a nonprofit serving the homeless and working poor in the Harbor Area...

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February 11, 2011 |

The third phase of The First Baptist Church of Pasadena, Texas, involves construction of a new 11...

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February 11, 2011 |

Twin Cities firm Elness Swenson Graham Architects designed the new Stadium Village Flats, in the...

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February 11, 2011 |

Salem State University in Massachusetts broke ground on a new library and learning center in Dece...

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February 11, 2011 |

The Mall of Egypt will be a 135,000-sm retail and entertainment complex in Cairo’s modern 6th of...

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February 09, 2011 |

In 2010, U.S. corporations continued to enhance their sustainable business efforts by making bigg...

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February 09, 2011 |

Kingspan Insulated Panels North America, a global manufacturer of insulated metal panels, announc...

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February 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Grants will fund programs for disadvantaged kids across six states.

February 07, 2011 |

The U.S. General Services Administration launched its Sustainable Facilities Tool on Monday, Feb....

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February 04, 2011 |

President Obama’s Better Buildings Initiative, announced February 3, 2011, aims to achieve a 20%...

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