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.
March 23, 2011 | By the Building Team of FGM Architects, KJWW Engineering Consultants, and Turner Construction Company

With the downturn in the economy and the crash in residential property values, school districts a...

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March 22, 2011 |

San Francisco's new construction law, billed as the nation’s toughest local hiring ordinance, est...

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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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March 16, 2011 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

You like LinkedIn. You’re not too sure about blogs. For many AEC professionals, it’s still wait-a...

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March 15, 2011 |

The 14th Annual Building Team Awards recognizes newly built projec...

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March 11, 2011 |

The University of Oregon’s Matthew Knight Arena opened January 13 with a men’s basketball game ag...

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March 11, 2011 |

Anderson Anderson Architecture of San Francisco designed the Harvard Yard childcare facility, a m...

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March 11, 2011 |

The 12-year-old Edgewood Retirement Community in Andover, Mass., underwent a major 40,000-sf expa...

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March 11, 2011 |

A former Hollywood Video store in Omaha, Neb., was renovated and repurposed as the SAC Federal Cr...

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March 11, 2011 |

The Green House Residences at Stadium Place in Waverly, Md., is a five-story, 40,600-sf, mixed-in...

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March 11, 2011 |

Construction is under way on a $26 million aviation support facility for South Carolina National...

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March 11, 2011 |

HOK, Realty Appreciation, and Texas A&M University are working on the Urban Living Laboratory...

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March 11, 2011 |

The Alter Group is partnering with White Oak Realty Partners to develop a 490,000-sf high-perform...

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March 11, 2011 |

A multisport community facility in Nashville featuring a training facility that will meet NCAA Di...

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March 11, 2011 |

The University of Nebraska men’s and women’s basketball programs will have a new home beginning i...

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March 07, 2011 |

Sika Sarnafil announced winners of its 2010 Contractor Project of the Year Competition. Twelve co...

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March 03, 2011 |

Webcor Builders and Shangri-La Construction announced today that the two general contractors have...

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March 02, 2011 |

Legal claims over sustainability promises vs. performance of certified green buildings are beginn...

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March 02, 2011 |

An influx of fresh capital into U.S. commercial real estate is bringing some long-stalled develop...

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March 02, 2011 |

Besides making cities more affordable and architecturally interesting, tall buildings are greener...

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March 01, 2011 |

Roger K. Lewis, architect and professor emeritus of architecture at the University of Maryland, w...

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February 23, 2011 |

More than 500 building projects have certified through the LEED Volume Program since the pilot la...

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February 23, 2011 |

London 2012 released a series of aerial images that show progress at Olympic Park, including a co...

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February 23, 2011 |

Bryan Howard, Legislative Director of the U.S. Green Building Council, blogs about proposed GOP b...

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February 17, 2011 |

Chicago-based Goettsch Partners was commissioned by developer Guangzhou R&F Properties Co. Lt...

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February 15, 2011 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

Back-to-basics answers to seven common questions about impact glazing and fire-rated glass.

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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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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