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AISC Responds to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio: Sustainable Buildings Framed in Steel are Part of the Solution to Climate Change

April 25, 2019 - in Buildings, News

CHICAGO -- The American Institute of Steel Construction released the following statement regarding New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposed regulatory changes, which he said are intended to mitigate the greenhouse gas emissions of what he termed "steel…

National Building Museum Announces 20th Century Souvenir Buildings Collection

April 25, 2019 - in Buildings, News

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today the National Building Museum announced the donation of over 3,000 souvenir buildings from the collection of David Weingarten.…

Western Specialty Contractors Recommends Creating a Building Component Inventory Prior to Inspections

April 25, 2019 - in Buildings, News

(St. Louis, MO,) If you are a building owner or facility manager preparing to launch a new or revamped maintenance program, the first step, according…

Video: Restoring Paris’ Oldest Church

April 18, 2019 - in Buildings, Video

Built nearly 15 centuries ago, the church of Saint Germain des Prés features medieval architecture and strikingly beautiful artwork from the 19th century. Thanks to the work of non-profit organization American Friends for the Preservation of Saint Germain…

Western Specialty Contractors Cleans, Restores Limestone Façade of Historic Decatur, IL Courthouse

April 16, 2019 - in Buildings, News

(St. Louis, MO, April 16, 2019) Throughout its history, the Macon County Courthouse in Decatur, IL has inhabited a variety of buildings, from a log cabin built in 1829 where Abraham Lincoln practiced law, to a stone and brick four-story building with a clock…

HLW New Jersey’s 2 Journal Square

April 16, 2019 - in Buildings, News

In need of an innovative perspective that would help revitalize and reactivate Jersey City’s Downtown streetscape, Gaia Real Estate engaged HLW to refresh an existing 300,000 square foot building into a Class A office space with retail and restaurant capabilities…

Western Specialty Contractors Provides “3 Keys to Doing Successful Property Inspections”

April 11, 2019 - in Buildings, News

(St. Louis, MO ) If you are a building owner or manager and want to reduce facility maintenance costs, there are a lot of advantages to performing routine property inspections. To begin with, property inspections provide valuable information that makes the…

SG Blocks and Capital Plus Collaborate with EDS Development to Build 55 Houses in Guayama, Puerto Rico

April 10, 2019 - in Buildings, News

BROOKLYN, N.Y.- SG Blocks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGBX)—a leading designer, fabricator and innovator of container-based structures—and Capital Plus Financial, a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and certified B Corporation,…

SSAB Launches Strenx® 1100 Plus for Stronger and Lighter Lifting Equipment

[09.04.2019, Stockholm] SSAB today announced the launch of Strenx® 1100 Plus strip steel. Available for immediate order, this new grade of hot-rolled, high-strength steel possesses unique weld properties and delivers outstanding welding and bending performance…

City of Rochester Public Market Expansion and Renovation, Phases 1 & 2

April 9, 2019 - in Buildings, Land Development, News, Projects

The City of Rochester, New York, initially enlisted T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) to prepare the Master Plan for the comprehensive renovation and expansion of Rochester’s Public Market Wintershed facility. The Public Market is a year-round bustle of activity…