At the Design-Build Conference and Expo Awards Dinner in Las Vegas this month, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) announced the winners of this year’s Awards of Merit. In total, 30 projects from nine categories were celebrated.
At this month’s 15th annual Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Awards Symposium in Chicago, CTBUH announced the winners of several awards. Most notably, Shanghai Tower—the tallest building in China—was awarded the title of Best Tall Building Worldwide.
SUFFERN, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rockland Community College is partnering with Ecosystem, a design-build engineering company, to perform a $11.1 million energy efficiency retrofit project on the 629,000-square-foot campus. The project will help the College save $558,000 annually and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by over 1,000 metric tons, equivalent to removing almost...
Construction is underway on the Hilton Garden Inn, a 12-story high-rise on the University of Iowa campus. The team working on this 5110-m2 (55,000-sf) steel-framed hotel—including Cities Edge Architects and contractor Rushton Sheet Metal—has found a strong solution to the project’s variety of insulation-related challenges.
60,000-Square-Foot, Four-Level Design Gallery Features Dramatic Interior Installations Showcasing Collections From RH Interiors, RH Modern and RH Outdoor, an Interactive Design Atelier, Lush Garden Courtyard and Terrace, and Rooftop Park & Conservatory
270 Brannan Street Building Recognized as Best-in-Class
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The United States Green Building Council has awarded a prestigious Platinum LEED Certification to 270 Brannan Street in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood, developed by SKS Partners of San Francisco.
LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a...
To devise the best non-structural framing solution, design professionals must thoroughly assess performance requirements and choose proper materials. However, navigating the plethora of products, suppliers, and requirements in the industry can be challenging. For help, download the new, free e-book on steel framing.
CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–If you’re traveling through the air this Thanksgiving, you may have the chance to visit the latest winner of America’s Best Restroom. The Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) International Airport was crowned the winner in the 15th annual contest, sponsored by Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:...
A recent analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) suggests public-sector investments in infrastructure are declining, despite the year’s generally strong growth in multi-family and private non-residential spending categories.
Submissions have opened for the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) Quality Asphalt Roofing Case-study (QARC) Awards. Contractors, architects, specifiers, and consultants in North America are invited to submit commercial and residential projects for consideration from now through to December 31.