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Construction Panorama

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

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The current ongoing cardiac expansion to the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio is nearing completion, and marks a great success for the emerging field of prefabricated...
Everyone knows Ground Zero.  Everyone remembers the horror of 911.  Construction teams and first responders arrived before the smoke had cleared.  Construction...