• VIDEO: Early Learning Center in Shadow of New NGA West Wins National Award

    An early childhood center built in the new NGA West project site neighborhood in north St. Louis, has won national recognition for its groundbreaking approach. The Flance Early Learning Center, which was built immediately adjacent to the...

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  • BLS: Construction Added 23K Jobs in September

    From ConstructionDIVE:  September construction employment made a strong month-over-month comeback, adding almost 23,000 positions from August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) latest report, with nonresidential and residential specialty trade contractors contributing almost 15,000 of...

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  • Video: AIA St. Louis Chapter Design Awards

    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) St. Louis Chapter celebrated excellence in the built environment with its Design Awards celebration held on September 22 at Laumeier Sculpture Park. Through a juried process, projects in various categories were recognized for outstanding...

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  • IWR Honored with Two Awards for Shriners Hospital for Children Project

    St. Louis-based building enclosure contractor IWR North America, formerly IWR Building Systems, recently won the 2016 North Central Region Craftsmanship Award presented by the Construction Specification Institute (CSI) and The American Institute of Architects (AIA) St. Louis...

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  • 2016 AIA St. Louis Design Awards

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  The American Institute of Architects St. Louis Chapter celebrates excellence in the designed environment each year with its Design Awards celebration. Through a juried process, we recognize excellence in the categories of...

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  • July’s Architecture Billings Index Remains Strong

    From ConstructConnect:  The July Architecture Billings Index (ABI) remained positive for the sixth consecutive month of increases for design services with a score of 51.5, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA). While July’s score is...

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  • Barry Oliver Joins Hastings+Chivetta Architects as Contract Administrator

    Barry Oliver, AIA, has joined Hastings+Chivetta Architects as a contract administrator. In his role, Barry will assist with the quality control review process and representing clients’ interests during construction. Barry has developed a thorough knowledge of specifications,...

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  • HOK Promotes St. Louis Design Principal Eli Hoisington to Senior Vice President

    Architect Eli Hoisington, AIA, LEED AP, has been promoted to senior vice president in HOK’s St. Louis office. Hoisington, the design principal and a leader for HOK’s St. Louis practice since relocating from the firm’s New York...

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  • How Firms Are Using Technical and Non-Technical Staff to Win New Business

     From Engineering News-Record:  During the past year, the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) and the SMPS Foundation have been researching how architecture, engineering, and construction firms are doing business development (BD). In the process, they received...

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  • Do lump sum contracts create a simple agreement or potential minefield?

    From ConstructionDIVE:  Lump sum — or stipulated sum — construction contracts are one of the most common types of industry contracts and are typically cut and dried. While there may be certain allowances or contingencies built in, these contracts typically...

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