Design / Build

Architects and engineers help schools envision safe designs for COVID Era

New York, NY The most contentious debate of the COVID-19 era is unfolding this summer as elected officials, administrators, educators, parents, and students all grapple with how to safely open schools. The team at Urbahn Architects are crafting expert school reopening playbooks for

Building Energy Exchange launches Architect Leadership Council to accelerate decarbonization of NYC buildings 

New York, NY The Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex) has formed the Architect Advisory Council (AAC), a collaborative project with the NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability and New York Energy Research and Development Authority to engage city architectural leaders in

Affordable housing design in the wake of a pandemic by Walter Marin

As we’re all aware, the media has been consumed by COVID-19 related-content for months, exploring every sector impacted by the pandemic. On top of the pandemic news, there has also been quite a bit of recent coverage on New York City’s 2021 affordable housing budget cuts.

Gamco Corp. retained for “Invisiguard” glass partition system installations

Flushing, NY Gamco Corp’s new Invisiguard glass partition system is fast becoming the choice for many New York metro area reopening businesses that require transparent safety barriers in the workplace.  This is especially true for

Crystal Window & Door Systems provides 940 windows at Sunset Yards in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY Crystal Window & Door Systems has played a key role in the recent restoration and conversion project. Located at 341 39th St., Sunset Yards is a newly renovated 200,000 s/f 10-story structure that

Evergreen Forest Products supplies Greenheart lumber for Fire Island roadway project

Saltaire, NY Evergreen Forest Products, Inc., a leading direct importer and supplier of premium, sustainable hardwoods, including environmentally-friendly marine lumber and

How not-for-profits and religious institutions can use ground leases to redevelop their properties - by Patrick O’Sullivan

The COVID-19 Pandemic has clouded the future for many not-for-profits, including many religious institutions, who are facing significant declines in donations and operating revenues resulting in

BACI, NYSBA and NAHBA opens in Westchester County

Armonk, NY The Building and Allied Construction Industries of Westchester (BACI), the newest chapter of the New York State Builders Association and

The Doe Fund breaks ground on $71.4m project designed by GF55 Partners; joint venture with Bolivar Development

Bronx, NY The Doe Fund started construction for 980 Westchester Ave. The project, a $71.4 million joint venture with Bolivar Development, LLC, will create 151 new affordable and supportive units utilizing state, city and local funds.

A changing role in a changing world - Michael Buono

A construction manager’s objective is to maintain efficiency and productivity, while balancing the safety of workers and trades. As construction sites re-open across the