Archive for March 2019

Architecture Fun Fact: The Empire State Building

How does the Empire State Building create revenue? If you guessed the building generates revenue from its leased office space, you’d be correct. But according to Arch Daily, the famous landmark actually earns more money from its observation decks. Numbers released in 2014, show the two observation decks generated $111 million while office space netted…

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It’s Clear: Glass Can Reduce Building Costs

As a project develops from initial design to final working drawings, materials or assemblies are often analyzed to see if building costs can be reduced. This process is called value engineering (VE). In most cases, VE can be performed during any phase of the project but we recommend an investigation in the early stages –…

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