Posts Tagged ‘construction’

FRIDAY FUNNY: A Penny For Your Thoughts

The engineering mind is a fascinating thing. When an engineer comes on the scene, the most common objects—a stack of pennies, for instance—can be transformed into just about any architectural... [...]

ICC CEO Calls for Using Strong Codes in Haiti Recovery

"Use of building safety codes results in fewer injuries and lives lost," affirms Richard P. Weiland, Chief Executive Officer of the International Code... [...]

Weird Wednesday: A Man And His Toothpicks

Stan Munro of Syracuse, NY has an unusual profession: he builds with toothpicks. We're not talking about school project or Boy/Girl Scout merit badge caliber, but entire recognizable architectural monuments from around the... [...]

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: The Great Indoors

A real estate developer incorporated an uncommon natural element into his home in the Catskills after harboring his idea for several... [...]

Study Connects Project Delivery Methods/Sustainability Goals

The first comprehensive study to explore the impact of project delivery methods and procurement procedures on achieving sustainable design and construction goals was released earlier this... [...]

FM Alert: 2010 Construction Outlook

Highlights from the 2010 Construction Outlook of McGraw-Hill... [...]

OSHA Construction Safety Course Mandatory in Seven States

The states with an OSHA law already in effect are Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New York, and most recently, Missouri. The state of Nevada OSHA training law becomes effective January 1,... [...]

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: A Floating World

The world’s first floating apartment complex, The Citadel, will incorporate the benefits of water into the infrastructure of the... [...]

New Wing At Cleveland Museum Of Art

Its completion marks the opening of the first of three planned... [...]

Architecture Billings Index Takes Turn for the Worse

As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to 12 month lag time between architecture billings and construction... [...]