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The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation is recognizing women-led architecture, landscape, engineering, and construction projects from around the region.


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The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation is recognizing women-led architecture, landscape, engineering, and construction projects from around the region.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Construction articles below.


In Los Angeles, “Built By Women” Exhibit Showcases 56 Projects

The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation is recognizing women-led architecture, landscape, engineering, and construction projects from around the region.

The New Expectations In Facility Management: Smart. Connected. Tailored

In just a few decades, facility management has morphed from a mere provider of services to a key cog in the business growth engine.

Friday Funny: The Room In The Elephant

An Airbnb listing offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to spend the night in one of the Jersey Shore’s most famous attractions.

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: New Year, New Space

Ten years in the making, a modern headquarters facility for a Breese, IL construction firm takes shape.

Friday Funny: Duct Tape Prom Fashion Still Sticking Around

It's the 20th anniversary of the Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest, and creative teens are sticking with it to compete for nearly $25,000 in scholarships and prizes.

Plazas And Terraces: Construction Considerations

Building or improving these outdoor spaces requires attention to safety and performance.

Addressing Moisture Intrusion In Buildings

Examine facilities inside and out when investigating building envelope intrusions.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2020

A fast-paced facility operation is a great fit for Dennis Williams, Senior VP of Operations and Assistant GM at Milwaukee’s Fiserv Forum.

DOE Invests $74M In Building And Construction Technologies

The funding will help develop energy-efficient and flexible building technologies, systems, and construction practices to improve the energy performance of the nation’s buildings and electric grid.

Major Growth Expected For Prefabrication, Permanent Modular Construction

Design and construction professionals using prefabrication and modular construction experience improved productivity and project quality, plus increases in schedule certainty, according to new study.

Coronavirus Spurs Construction Of Emergency Hospitals In Wuhan

The building of Wuhan Leishenshan Hospital and Wuhan Huoshenshan Hospital is an emergency measure in response to the coronavirus pneumonia outbreak.

MetLife Recognized For Energy Efficiency Leadership

MetLife Investment Management's 910,000-square-foot building in Washington, DC is a Better Buildings showcase project and saves 31% annually on energy costs.

Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion

For a facility manager, the challenges that come with a major expansion include issues associated with organizing larger spaces, plus additional workforce, equipment, and maintenance.

ASHRAE Breaks Ground On Global HQ Renovation Project

The two-story, 66,700 square-foot building in Peachtree Corners, GA will showcase ASHRAE's best practices and help achieve its vision of a healthy and sustainable environment.

Friday Funny: Take Me Down The Construction Road

UPCO and hip hop recording artist Chingy produce “Old Town Road” song parody to promote careers in construction to Millennials and Gen Z.

2019 Sets New Record for Supertall Building Completion

Around the world, 126 buildings of 200 meters' height or greater were completed in 2019, including 26 "supertall" buildings of at least 300 meters' height, a new record.

Color Of The Year Captured In Bendheim Glass Projects

The 2020 Color of the Year — Pantone “Classic Blue” — comes to life in projects featuring Blue Glamir™ laminated architectural glass.

An Historic Arena Renovation

In Kansas City, MO, HyVee Arena’s modern, multi-level sports complex repurposes an historic, single-story building.

What Are Current Trends In Higher Education Facilities?

A recent survey of facility planners by builder Mortenson finds nearly half believe there will be more construction activity on their campus over the next three years, compared to the past three.

How Biophilic Design Impacts Wellness

Healthcare facilities that use biophilic design principles like installing a circadian lighting system can improve patient outcomes and reduce staff stress.

New Digital Library Features Sustainable Buildings Around The World

The World Green Building Council has launched a new case study library showcasing excellence in sustainable development globally, featuring buildings that are net zero carbon and/or enhance human health.

Autodesk Launches Autodesk Construction Cloud

More than 50 new enhancements and integrations unveiled across construction management solutions enable the construction industry to improve collaboration, reduce risk, and increase profitability.

Boring Machine Begins Tunneling Las Vegas’ First Underground People Mover

The Las Vegas Convention Center’s underground people mover will transport convention attendees throughout the 200-acre campus in all-electric Tesla vehicles.

Women In Construction Industry To Get Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses

A new Autodesk and AGC grant program will help address the construction industry’s need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights.

Building Excellence – Completing A Variety Of Projects With Job Order Contracting

Across industries and for a variety of projects, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a trusted method to deliver construction projects on time and within budget.

Empire State Building 102nd Floor Observatory Renovation Completed

The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.

Friday Funny: Hotel To Put All Its Guests In One Basket

Following up on one of our favorite facilities, the iconic former Longaberger Basket Company headquarters in Newark, OH will become a luxury hotel.

Stanford Health Care Dedicates New Stanford Hospital

The new state-of-the-art hospital will accommodate the most advanced medical technology, increase capacity, and bring Stanford Hospital's facilities up to California's stringent new seismic safety standards.

Greening The Building Envelope

The road to a more sustainable future for building materials and products is multi-faceted.

For Your Multi-Site Projects, Are Contractors Part Of The Solution?

A new study explores critical success factors for multi-site projects, from the perspectives of both owners and contractors.

Children’s Hospital Opens New Bone Marrow Transplant And Cellular Therapies Unit

The eight-room unit at Atrium Health's Levine Children's Hospital features a specialized air filtration system that allows vulnerable patients to leave their rooms.

U.S. Cities Adopt Stricter Building Energy Codes

More cities and states are working together to slash energy consumption in buildings, with implementing more stringent building codes as a first step.

Did You Miss Our “How JOC Helps Create Award Winning Facilities” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how your peers are utilizing Job Order Contracting (JOC) best practices to complete award-winning projects.

$28.5M Update Earns Whiteman AFB Clinic LEED v4 Certification

The Air Force collaborated with architects at Hoefer Wysocki to transform the clinic into one of the first facilities to earn USGBC’s most advanced sustainability rating.

How To Calculate Square Footage In Your Facility, The Easy Way

Inaccurate square footage metrics can lead to major issues, including complications with building projects and excess spending across multiple facilities.

The Top 6 Benefits Of An Office Relocation

Although office relocation can be an unwelcome distraction for some employees, moving your office can result in a more comfortable, productive, and appealing space for all.

Vanderbilt University Residence Hall Safely Imploded

Close to students and a major roadway, implosion of a Vanderbilt University residence hall required months of careful planning. Watch how it all came down.

Friday Funny: Feeling Groovy?

HGTV has restored the beloved Brady Bunch house to its groovy 1970s glory and is giving fans a chance to “live like a Brady.”

IMETCO Launches Refreshed Website

IMETCO launches a redesigned website to mark a milestone in the company’s history. The new website offers visitors a new online experience.

Coil Anodized Aluminum Paneling Makes Korean Heritage Shine

When Gyeongju City decided to build a showpiece structure for the center of the Gyeongju Cultural Expo Park, the team knew it would have to be exceptional.

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