Facility Managers

Once the project is completed, the building must be managed by someone, or it cannot live up to its full functionality. Owners and facility managers are the unsung heroes of many iconic works of architecture, making sure that buildings remain in good condition and are utilized to their fullest potential.
November 13, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Glass is installed and operating at W San Francisco adjacent to the 2012 Greenbuild show

Rob Bottema
November 13, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Bottema will be responsible for all corporate marketing, product management and sales activities....

November 13, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

USGBC recognizes excellence in the green residential building community at its Greenbuild Confere...

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November 12, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Since its creation, PCI Skanska has provided EPC services to clients for more than 40 years.

Dont touch the ivyits historic! The U40 Leadership Summit participants assemb
November 12, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

More than 70 young—that is, under age 40—architects, engineers, and construction professionals de...

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Workers repair a failed glass curtain wall. As glazed curtain walls age, many o
November 11, 2012 | By Russell M. Sanders, AIA and Craig A. Hargrove, AIA, LEED AP

Preventing and treating failure in glazed curtain wall systems. Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units b...

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A ceiling-high stone fireplace framed by rustic wooden logs was created by artis
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Hotel boom signals good news for greener lodging facilities

The 15,000-sf 911 facility in Morris, Ill., designed and built by Wight & Co. fo
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Public sector remains a bastion of sustainability

The Edwin and Nancy Van Brunt Central Energy Plant, which powers the entire 34-a
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Green medical facilities extend beyond hospital walls

The LEED Platinum-rated Panama Commons, in Panama City, Fla., is a community of
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Sustainably designed apartments are apples of developers’ eyes

College Park Elementary School, Virginia Beach, Va., has an integrated wetland g
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

High-performance schools put ‘sustainability’ in the lesson plan

Net-zero energy Health Professions & Student Services Building, North Shore Comm
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Enter the new era of ‘disclosure and transparency’

The architectural design competition was led by developer Guangxi Wei Zhuang Rea
November 07, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

108-story building to rise in Nanning, the Capital City of Guangxi Province.

Honeywell employees offloading truck of donated first responder supplies in resp
November 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Honeywell Humanitarian Relief Fund to provide aid to local employees affected by Hurricane Sandy....

November 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Uponor is seeking damages and an injunction to prevent Sioux Chief from selling the PowerPEX F196...

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November 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The company will also be matching employees’ personal contributions to the Red Cross and other no...

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The new signature tower in Shunde will be the tallest structure in the area, at
November 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

200-meter-tall building will be located between Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

Final rendering of the new steel processing facility for Kloeckner Metals.
November 05, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The construction will take place on a 16-acre greenfield site at ThyssenKrupp Industrial Park in...

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November 02, 2012 |

Presenting 11 projects that represent the best efforts of distinguished Building Teams in histori...

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Georgia Techs Engineered Biosystems Building will provide 200,000 sf of researc
November 01, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

Design firms deliver gold, platinum, even net-zero projects

The Millersville University housing, which will be designed in phases, will repl
October 30, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Projects recognize the architecture firm’s expertise on a nationwide basis.

Fred Perpall
October 30, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Current Eastern Division Director and company veteran, Fred Perpall, named CEO.

The Kensington, a 27-story, 488,000-sf, mixed-use, residential building in Bosto
October 30, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

CDC (Curtain Wall Design and Consulting) is an independent firm providing a wide range of buildin...

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October 29, 2012 |

We’re looking for firms that create truly positive workplaces for their AEC professionals and sup...

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BIM Article December 2011 BD+C
October 25, 2012 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Two innovations—program manager Gafcon’s SharePoint360 project management platform and a new BIM...

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The historic naval facility at NAS Pensacola, Fla., required extensive renovatio
October 24, 2012 |

The Building Team, led by local firms Caldwell Associates Architects and Greenhut Construction, h...

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A total of 103,000 square meters of glass was used in the cladding panels, which
October 15, 2012 |

The spectacular Burj Khalifa skyscraper soars to 828m above ground level, holding the record for...

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October 15, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

New members will immediately begin serving on the AISC Board of Directors, assisting with the org...

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October 09, 2012 |

The Brick Industry Association’s 2012 Brick in Architecture Awards put the spotlight on new proje...

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The design for Joplin Interim High  took advantage of large openings, oversized
October 05, 2012 |

At 5:41 p.m. CDT on Sunday, May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado touched down in Joplin, Mo. In the next...

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