Design / Build

How to eliminate security guards and cameras while increasing efficiency and lowering costs - by Doug Haines

Doug Haines, MPSE, is owner/CEO of Haines Security Solutions, Ventura, Calif. ...

What can a building owner or manager do to mitigate the possibility of injury to the public? - Matthew Cronin

Matthew Cronin, RA, is executive VP, NYC of The Falcon Group, New York, N.Y. ...

New York City fire sprinkler laws: Let’s learn from the Triangle Shirtwaist/Father’s Day fires - by Tony Saporito

Tony Saporito is the executive VP of the Mechanical Contractors Association of New York, Inc., New York, N.Y. ...

Designing in the urban sector: Mixed-income housing as a solution to health and resiliency - by Robert Fornataro

Robert Fornataro, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is a senior associate at SWBR, Rochester, N.Y. ...

LiRo Architects designs $3 million headquarters; Landlord is Wolfson Group

New York, NY The LiRo Group (LiRo), a national, multidisciplinary construction and program management, architecture and engineering, and env...

Shedding light on Trump’s new 30% solar tariff - by Jamin Bennett

How Will This Tariff Impact You? If you already have solar panels on your building, this will have no impact. If we are currently inst...

CTA Architects begins renovation of STREB Lab for Action Mechanics (SLAM) dance performance and rehearsal center

Brooklyn, NY CTA Architects, P.C. is serving as architect for the first phase of the multi-phased renovation of 51 North First St. The 5,000...

General contractors Walsh Construction and Consigli Construction Company work on $500 million expansion of Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Poughkeepsie, NY Forty Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) carpenters and pile drivers are now working on the construction of the new in-patient pavilion at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

Rebholz and Holmquist of SWBR design $12.4 million, 39,000 s/f McQuaid Jesuit STEM Center project

Rochester, NY SWBR developed a design for the new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) center at McQuaid Jesuit, the city’s college prep school for young men.   

DeSimone Consulting Engineers, FXFOWLE and ESI Design top off Statue of Liberty Museum; 26,000 s/f center expected to achieve LEED Gold

New York, NY The new Statue of Liberty Museum officially topped off when its final structural beam was raised in a ceremony on Liberty Island. Slated to open in 2019, the museum is designed by FXFOWLE, ESI Design, and DeSimone Consulting Engineers. This milestone was achieved little more than a year after the project broke ground.