Architect Helmut Jahn, 81, killed in bicycle accident

Architect Helmut Jahn, who designed some of Chicago's most dramatic and impressive buildings, died in a bicycle accident on May 8. He was 81. Campton...

Construction employment stalls in April: Supply-chain challenges and workforce shortages undermine...

Construction employment was unchanged from March to April as nonresidential contractors and homebuilders alike struggled to obtain materials and find enough workers, according to...

Nonresidential construction outlays drop in March for fourth-straight month as weak...

Nonresidential construction spending fell to a two-year low in March as contractors struggled with slumping demand for most project types and growing shortages of...



IIT architecture, engineering students win DOE “Solar Decathlon” competition

An interdisciplinary team of architecture and engineering students from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago have won the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Solar...
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SEAOI announces Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards finalists

The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) has announced the projects selected as finalists in the 2021 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards. This design...
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U.S. infrastructure gets a C- from American Society of Civil Engineers

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) this week released the 2021 Report Card for America's Infrastructure, an assessment of the nation's infrastructure. The...
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Belgravia Group issued $20 million building permit for West Loop condo project

Maris Construction Corp. is the general contractor for Belgravia Group's CA6 condo project in the West Loop, which received a $20 million building permit...
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Construction on $185 million Aon Center observatory to begin in second quarter

Work on an observatory with a thrill ride atop Chicago’s third-tallest skyscraper Aon Center has been paused because of the coronavirus pandemic. The $185 million...


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