American Folk Art Museum, opened in 2001, to be demolished

BD+C

The American Folk Art Museum by architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien opened in 2001 to wide acclaim, thanks, in part, to its distinctive faceted, bronze façade. But just 12 years after opening the building, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) plans to demolish the structure to make way for an expansion that will more seamlessly connect with adjacent MoMA buildings on the MoMA campus in Manhattan, according to the New York Times. read more.

Construction Unemployment Falls to Lowest June Level Since 2001, Officials Warn of Growing Worker Shortage

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment held steady in June at the highest level in six years, while the number of unemployed workers with construction experience fell to the lowest total since 2001, according to a recent analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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Construction Unemployment Falls to Lower Level Since August 2001; Job Growth Slows

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The number of unemployed workers with construction experience dropped to the lowest total for August since 2001, as hiring slowed despite robust demand for construction, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials cautioned that the hiring slowdown likely has more to do with the lack of available workers in many parts of the country than it does low demand.

Airport/Transit Award of Merit: World Trade Center Transportation Hub

ENR Construction

11, 2001, terror attack The World Trade Center Transportation Hub is part of a 16-acre redevelopment of lower Manhattan after the destruction of the Sept.

A funny thing may happen on the way to AI

BD+C

When we picture the future of technology, scenes from “The Terminator” or “2001: A Space Odyssey” might first enter our minds, showing us the end of humanity or the rampage of psychotic robots.

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Rapid growth of retail health clinics presents new choices for consumers, payers, and providers

BD+C

Retail health clinics, which have been around since 2001, and until recently have been profit question marks, are having their moment in the sun. A recent report by Accenture Consulting predicts that the clinics sector will grow at an average annual rate of 14% through 2017, when their numbers will exceed 2,800, compared to 1,914 in 2014

Flight 93 Tower of Voices Comes to Life

Construction Equipment

The Tower of Voices (TOV) marks the final phase of major construction of the memorial’s original design and will stand 93 feet tall with 40 wind chimes contained within the structure that will serve as a memory of the voices of the passengers and crew who died on Flight 93 on September 11, 2001

Rapport3: SaaS practice management

Extranet Evolution

Surrey, UK-based Cubic Interactive markets its Rapport3 SaaS platform to professional AEC practices – could it connect to collaboration platforms too?

Fifty (50) Years of Failure in Construction: Let's Change That!

Collaborative Construction

In 2001 I read an article by Dr. Paul Teicholz in which he detailed deficiencies in the labor productivity rate in construction.

Billtrust Expanding, Creating 200 New Jobs In New Jersey

Business Facilities Blog

Founded in 2001, Billtrust provides automated invoice-to-cash solutions for the business-to-business market via a proprietary, end-to-end cloud-based solution.

How to Mitigate Risk with Security Cameras

Construction Business Owner

Such losses increased by 64 percent between 1995 and 2001 and that trend is continuing upward at. Throughout the last decade, the construction industry has spawned an entirely new black market industry—construction theft.

Autodesk raises its BIM cloud game

Extranet Evolution

It’s Autodesk University time in Las Vegas this week, and Autodesk has taken the opportunity to unveil some new cloud-based collaboration services (read more on the Autodesk In The Fold blog ). The collaboration back story.

Green Globes to be Approved in Maryland

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Council chapter) established by an act of the legislature in 2007, replacing the prior Council of the same name created by Executive Order in 2001.

GenieBelt construction collaboration is free forever

Extranet Evolution

After it posted an operating loss of over $50 million in 2000 and began laying people off in May 2001, Autodesk acquired the business in July 2001 and ProjectPoint was later re-branded as an Autodesk product, Buzzsaw, and it remains part of the Autodesk portfolio.

No SaaS ‘Safe Harbor’?

Extranet Evolution

With the US Patriot Act, Act of 2001 and Section 362 and others in place, ViewPoint information can be accessed by US Intelligence anywhere globally. Will US-owned vendors of collaboration services be shunned by clients wanting to keep their intellectual property safe from prying US eyes? I recently had an email conversation with someone who was trying to choose between different SaaS construction collaboration technology vendors.

Restoring Our Defenses

Construction Business Owner

11, 2001, began in its usual manner for John Nienabar, operations manager at ServiceMaster of Springfield, Virginia. At 11:30 a.m., however, Nienabar received an unforgettable call.

Strongco's Robert Dryburgh Steps Down

Construction Equipment

Robert Beutel, chairman of Strongco since 2001, will serve as executive chairman in the interim Strongco Corporation, a multiline mobile equipment dealer with 32 locations in Canada and the U.S.,

Small Project under 10 million Award of Merit - Ivar's Pier 54 Piling and Apron Replacement

ENR Construction

Originally built in the 1980s for industrial use, the historic Ivar’s Pier 54 was deteriorating and in need of seismic improvements following the 2001 Nisqually earthquake and a decade of deferred maintenance

Conject finally enters the BIM race

Extranet Evolution

Conject is not simply extending its document collaboration approach to embrace BIM. It is deploying key components from across its product portfolio to support the requirements of a BIM Common Data Environment.

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ENR NY Legacy Award Winner Irwin Cantor is a Legend in His Own Time

ENR Construction

11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, structural engineer Irwin G. Two days after the Sept.

Nemetschek acquires dRofus

Extranet Evolution

dRofus was started in 2001 by a Norwegian consultancy, Nosyko , which specialised in hospital planning. Nemetschek , the Munich, Germany-based AEC software group which already includes Allplan, Vectorworks, Graphisoft, SCIA, Maxon, Bluebeam ( a 2014 deal ) and Solibri (acquired almost exactly a year ago ), has acquired the Oslo, Norway-based SaaS building data management software vendor dRofus. The deal, announced on 20 December 2016, was valued at NOK220m (c. US$25.5m, £20.8m or €24.2m).

You Need a Green Building Consultant (Who Speaks for the Trees)

Green Building Law Update

Those responses are not inconsistent with and, in fact, should be considered concomitantly with the conclusion, having worked on LEED projects since 2001, that the second best way to mitigate risk and avoid liability in sustainable building is a green building consultant working for the owner.

15 Years Later

Business Facilities Blog

What has not changed since September 11, 2001. Read 15 Years Later on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. District Of Columbia Economic Development Featured Posts New York Pennsylvania The Editor's Blog USA - Mid Atlantic 9/11 Khalid Sheikh Mohammed New York (NY) Pennsylvania (PA) September 11 September 11th Attacks Trial Washington DC World Trade Center

National Construction Unemployment Rate Ticks Up to 4.9 Percent in July

Construction Superintendent Magazine

percent from a year ago, but still the third lowest July rate on record—matching the July 2001 rate, the U.S. WASHINGTON, Wash. – The national not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in July, up 0.4

Video Update: I-85 Bridge Reconstruction in Atlanta

Construction Equipment

Mathews Contracting Company, based in Marietta, Georgia, has been selected by Georgia DOT to lead the I-85 bridge rebuilding effort, based on the contractor's availability, resources and previous experience providing a similar response to a tanker fire that damaged I-285 over SR 400 in 2001.

Valuing the UK SaaS construction collaboration market

Extranet Evolution

The businesses had to establish a track record, overcome risk-averse construction industry attitudes about collaboration in principle and about SaaS in particular, and show they were financially stable in a technology market tainted by the 2001 bursting of the Dot.com Bubble.

Avoiding common OSHA recordkeeping mistakes

FDR Safety

Prior to 2001, this was the way you were supposed to count the days – meaning that if someone was injured on a Monday and did not return to work until the following Monday, you would only count the working days missed (you would exclude the weekend if it was not a normal work day). It’s that time again! All affected employers need to finalize their OSHA 300 log data about work-related injuries and illnesses that required medical treatment beyond first aid.

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Manitou Americas CEO Daniel L. Miller to Step Down

Construction Equipment

He joined Manitou Americas in 2001 as director of operations, eventually becoming vice president of operations. Manitou Group has announced that Daniel L. Miller, chief executive officer of Manitou Americas, Inc. and president of the Compact Equipment Product Division, will leave effective April 30, 2017. Miller will remain active to assist with the transition while the company conducts an external search and his successor is named.

The Trend Setters – Interior Design

Ramsay Home Building Blog

Founded in 2001, Dexigner is the leading online portal for designers. The trend setters of Interior Design. Dexigner. Dexigner delivers the latest design news, events, competitions, resources and more. dexigner. IDSwest. Interior Design Show West happening at the Vancouver Convention Centre September 28, 29, 30 #idswest12. IDSwest.

Net Zero Is All About the Building Envelope

Jetson Green

It opened in 2001, and with three owners having purchased double lots, this latest house represents the 95th home built, so only one lot remains.

15 Construction Documentaries & TV Series You Have to Watch

Geniebelt

How It’s Made is a documentary TV series that premiered in 2001 on the Discovery and Science Channel in Canada and the United States respectively. So for some reason you have to spend the day at home. But you quickly realize that there are no interesting options on TV.

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities Rankings Report

Business Facilities Blog

Located in Clinton since 2001, this will be the company’s fifth expansion. By Business Facilities Staff. From the July/August 2014 issue .

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Ports And FTZs: Enter With Less Risk

Business Facilities Blog

Navy to the port in 2001 increasing the size of the port to more than 2,000 acres. The port has been improving and adding rail since 2001 and has more than 90 miles of operating track. By the BF Staff. From the September/October 2016 Issue.

SL Tennessee, LLC To Create 1,000 New Jobs In Clinton, TN

Business Facilities Blog

Located in Clinton since 2001, this will be the company’s fifth expansion. Posted by Heidi Schwartz. Tennessee Gov.

Construction of World Trade Centers

The Constructor

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Edocuments enabling O&M data in the cloud

Extranet Evolution

Essex, UK-based Edocuments is looking to reuse AEC product data fragments to populate O&M documentation for owner-operators’ future asset management use. I spent 1.5

GAO Report on GSA / Public Building Services – 14 Years without a Real Property Management Strategy?

Building Information Management

14 Years and Counting… GSA recognized in 2001 that — ” based on the age and deteriorating condition of its buildings and the available funding for its buildings— a new approach to managing the portfolio was needed to address issues affecting long-term sustainability.”