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Construction Panorama

Innovative construction practices, noteworthy design, current dilemmas and trends: articles of interest highlighting the construction industry.  Enjoy!

Despite one of the toughest winters on record, Hines, the developer of the new Devon Energy Center in downtown Oklahoma City reported that the tower is on schedule and just passed...
February 24, 2011
In spite of the recession, luxury retailers continue to market to the wealthy who visit Las Vegas from all over the world each year.  Vegas is the home of the famous Caesars...
January 13, 2011
Steel construction on One World Trade Center, formerly called the Freedom Tower, reached the 52nd floor just before Christmas last month, marking the half-way point toward...
January 10, 2011
As the year winds down and we prepare to take on 2011, many of us will take a moment or two to reflect on where we are and perhaps even commit to a few changes to propel us closer...
December 30, 2010
Earlier this month, construction workers reached the top of the central core of London’s tallest skyscraper, The Shard.  Originally called the London Bridge Tower due to its...
December 22, 2010
A few years ago, architect David Fisher teamed up with the firm Rotating Tower Dubai Development, part of the Dynamic Architecture Group to design a new kind of skyscraper made...
December 14, 2010
NBC Nightly News featured this cool video today of a 15-story hotel “snapped together like Legos” and built in just 6 days in China’s Hunan Province thanks to the innovation of...
November 12, 2010
Central Houston, the key management and economic development organization for the Central Business District of Houston, at its annual luncheon, presented the Allen Brothers Award...
October 07, 2010
The Vdara Hotel and Spa at CityCenter in Las Vegas, Nevada is one of the newest hotels on that city’s famous Strip.  This beautiful and modern all-suite hotel is LEED Gold...
September 28, 2010