More stories about Architects

  • Post-Katrina design projects applauded

    As New Orleans continues the slow journey on the road to recovery, the city's architects are aiding the effort by designing first-class parks, preservation of historic buildings, and other projects.

  • PUBLIC WORKS BRIEFS May 2006

    Public Works news from around the country.

  • Understanding contract documents

    The American Society of Civil Engineers' (ASCE) 2005 Report Card for America's Infrastructure gave the nation a cumulative grade of “D” based on the condition of several public works categories.

  • Chicago park sets standard for next millennium

    Chicago's Millennium Park is a different sort of public works project. Though the park is now owned and operated by the city, many of the attractions were paid for by private donations—some of them in the multimillion-dollar range. And the park is really five separate structures—two underground...

  • AEC leaders of the pack

    In business today outsourcing is common; public works departments are no different. No department by itself can handle all of the things that are thrown at it—from planning new parks to rebuilding outdated parking facilities to maintaining water treatment plants.

  • Association honors Congressman