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June 23, 2008


ENR June 23, 2008 COVER STORY

SCIENCE CENTERS
San Francisco Museum's Green Redo Keeps
Team on Slippery Slopes

Green roof of San Francisco’s 410,000-sq-ft California Academy of Sciences, designed to fill a gap in Golden Gate Park’s ecosystem, offered the builders some mean topography thanks to steep slopes and a warped skylight. Full Story

Cover Photo: Courtesy of SWA Group

SPECIAL REPORT

TOP 100 GREEN DESIGN FIRMS
No Longer a Fad, Green Hits Mainstream
As sustainable design blossoms, ENR quantifies the market with its first-ever Top Green Design Firms list.

  • Full Story
  • Top 100 Rankings
  • Complete Report

  • SOURCEBOOK

    TOP 500 DESIGN FIRMS SOURCEBOOK
    Watching for Signs of a Market Slowdown
    For large design firms, 2007 was a huge year for revenue. However, many of those firms are bracing themselves for a possible market downturn. View Data | Complete Sourcebook |


    NEWS
    1. FLOODS
      Midwest Staggers Back From the Flood
    2. ECONOMICS
      Commercial Markets Start To Feel the Credit Crunch
    3. PROJECT MANAGEMENT
      Owners and Contractors Push To Work Through Uncertainties
    4. EQUIPMENT
      Caterpillar Exits Engine Business, Enters Work-Truck Market
    5. SAFETY
      Crane Failures Foul Up Texas’ Already-Poor Safety Record
    6. BRIDGES
      Building Information Models Are Now Crossing Over
    7. NUCLEAR POWER
      Italy Moves Toward Program To Build New Reactors
    8. INFRASTRUCTURE
      Israel Begins the Switch From Coal to Natural Gas
    9. WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS
      Engineering Summer Camp for Minority Kids Offers Them a Valuable Indoor Experience

    DEPARTMENTS
    1. Construction Week
    2. Washington Observer
    3. Construction Economics
    4. Products
    5. Pulse
    6. Editorials

     

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