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The renovation will consolidate the firm from six offices to five.
The main goal behind the renovation of the Jenner & Block law offices in Washington, D.C. is to address the rapidly evolving workplace requirements of today’s legal sector. This includes developing solutions that will realize economies of space and maximize efficiency.The OTJ...

The combination of design flexibility and high value-to-cost enable design professionals to provide their clients with cost-effective solutions for their practical and aesthetic requirements. From the stand-point of architects and engineers, there’s a lot to like about metal building systems. The combination of design flexibility and high...

Autodesk’s BUILD Space gives AEC firms and research teams free use of a robust collection of fabrication equipment and software expertise. Outside of universities, few of the maker spaces or incubators that have sprung up across the country are equipped with the heavy-duty machines that budding entrepreneurs need to experiment with...

Autodesk’s BUILD Space gives AEC firms and research teams free use of a robust collection of fabrication equipment and software expertise. Outside of universities, few of the maker spaces or incubators that have sprung up across the country are equipped with the heavy-duty machines that budding entrepreneurs need to experiment with...

Sasaki designs interchangeable spaces to support a major educational shift at Mexico’s largest university system.
Last summer, the 6,450-sf La Carreta pavilion and a new 183,000-sf library opened on the Monterrey, Mexico, campus of Tecnológico de Monterrey, that country’s largest university system.Those buildings are spatial expressions of a new...

With a sparkling appearance and aesthetic appeal, metalescent coatings contain flakes of materials with reflective qualities. These flakes reflect light from multiple angles, creating the desired shimmering, gorgeous effect. In the 1960s, a three-coat system was first introduced, containing a primer, metallic base coat, and a clear coat. Aluminum...

The facility will be the discount retailer’s second in Texas and 17th overall. At nearly 1,000,000 sf, the new Dollar General distribution center in Longview, Texas is expected to create about 400 new jobs and serve approximately 1,000 Dollar General stores in Texas and the southeast. The Leo A Daly-designed facility will be the 17th distribution...

As more building owners, managers, and tenants incorporate environmental stewardship and sustainability into their real estate operations, the concept of green leasing has moved into the mainstream. A green lease is a lease for a commercial or public building that incorporates an agreement between a landlord and a tenant as to how a building is to...

As much as 40 to 50% of a building’s energy literally goes down the drain every day.
Lexicographers trace the old saying “waste not, want not” back to late 18th century England. It took us engineers a couple of centuries to catch on, but finally we’re embracing a very literal interpretation of that adage to tap into an abundant, secure and...

Overall construction input prices declined 0.1% in December, yet despite the lack of inflation for the month, prices are up 5% on a year-over-year basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today. Nonresidential construction materials prices also declined 0.1% for the month...