November 21, 2009 - Arabian Business: The future face of construction
The international membership organisation BuildingSMART officially launched its Middle East chapter last week with its Build Smart 2009 conference, entitled Better Construction Through Interoperability.
November 09, 2009 - Inhabitat: Comcast Center Tallest LEED Certified Building in US
Located in downtown Philadelphia right above the Suburban rail station, the Comcast Center has been awarded the title of “tallest LEED certified building in the US” after earning a Gold Certification for LEED-CS (Core & Shell).
November 05, 2009 - Chicago Tribune: Rush University Medical Center Nears Finish
Rush University Medical Center is declaring the end of the first phase of a $1 billion campus renovation with the opening this month of its orthopedic building.
October 29, 2009 - The Economist: Lights down, curtain up
While other cities are tightening their belts, Dallas is polishing its buckle
October 17, 2009 - Indystar.com: Final costs of airport terminal remain on budget
Three decades in the planning and three years in construction, the final costs of the new passenger terminal and other midfield developments at Indianapolis International Airport remain pegged on budget at $1.07 billion.
October 14, 2009 - Architect's Newspaper: Zenith Towers
Striking a balance between value and cost was paramount to the architects and designers of the Zenith Towers, an innovative, supertall, mixed-use development that features an 80-story, 984-foot tower as the centerpiece of a 6.1-million-square-foot complex located on the waterfront of Busan, South Korea.
October 01, 2009 - Modern Steel: Winter Winner
A new addition to Colorado’s Crested Butte resort braves the weather, as well as building height restrictions.
September 22, 2009 - ABC7: Inside Silicon Valley's new "smart" hospital
Silicon Valley has a new and improved hospital. The media got a preview of El Camino Hospital in Mountain View on Tuesday. Seismically speaking, it is one of the safest hospitals in Northern California. It is also billed as a “smart” hospital.
September 22, 2009 - CalArts: Innovative New Music Pavilion
The Wild Beast, an ingenious new structure on CalArts’ campus, transforms from outdoor performance space to air tight concert and classroom venue.
September 14, 2009 - MGM CityCenter Development Wins Three Coveted Design Certifications
More than three months before it opens, the $8.5 billion CityCenter development has received three Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) gold certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council.
September 07, 2009 - World Architecture News: Lifting the curtains
Texas wouldn’t be the premier location when one considers a foray into the world of the arts, or at least it wouldn’t have, until now. Billed as the most significant cultural complex in America since New York’s Lincoln Centre, the $354-million Dallas Centre for the Performing Arts is set to open next month to complete the city’s 25 year vision for the 68 acre arts district.
September 04, 2009 - NY Daily News: Iconic facade comes down
Even Babe Ruth would have trouble recognizing the old Yankee Stadium now. The beloved ballpark’s iconic facade – the white scalloped frieze that ran above the scoreboard and billboards – is being pulled down as demolition kicks into high gear.