When planning the Wellesley Office Park Walking Path in Massachusetts, it was imperative for specifiers to find a material that would protect the state-owned ecologically sensitive area, located along the Charles River.
In 2001, the first recognized fire-rated glass floor system made headlines for its ability to expand glazing in a variety of building types, from increasing admissible daylight to supporting structural loads while defending against the spread of fire.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), ranking states in terms of certified square feet per resident.
Last week, construction began on Boston’s much-anticipated Fenway Center. Designed by the Architectural Team (TAT), the groundbreaking on the 1.8-ha (4.5-acre) megadevelopment follows 15 years of delays, setbacks, and logistical challenges.
Last week, the Metal Construction Association (MCA) announced the winners of its annual Chairman’s Awards at its winter meeting in San Diego, California. Selected by a panel of architects, eight projects involving MCA member companies were recognized for outstanding use of metal in buildings.