Safety and openness: An ongoing battle for balance
- National Preparedness: Technologies to Secure Federal Buildings: GAO-02-687T. // GAO Reports;4/25/2002, p1
The terrorist attacks of September 11 have heightened concerns about the physical security of federal buildings and the need to protect those who work in and visit these facilities. These concerns have been underscored by reports of long-standing vulnerabilities, including weak controls over...
- ED+C's 2006: Excellence in Design AWARDS. // Environmental Design & Construction;Oct2006, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p14
The article provides information about the finalists for the Fourth Annual Excellence in Design Awards in the government category of the Environmental Design + Construction in the U.S. The Lewis & Clark State Office Building of the Missouri Department Natural Resources promoted integrated...
- Panasonic Provides Congressional Testimony: Securing Federal Buildings. // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Aug2002, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p24
Reports on the Congressional testimony on technologies available to help secure U.S. federal buildings and facilities given by Frank Abram, general manager of Panasonic Digital Communications and Security Co., Security and Vision Systems Group of Secaucus, New Jersey. Range of technologies...
- Bridging Legacy Systems. Bangs, Consuelo // Government Security;Feb/Mar2007, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p8
The article examines attempts to remedy problems with a new generation of individualized cards by which federal employees gain entrance to government buildings. It's reported the cards, mandated by the General Services Administration, contain more data than can be read by the government's...
- Government facilities. // Buildings;Jan1996, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p36
Presents trends and issues in 1996 regarding government facilities. Focus on construction of courthouses; Projected expenses on repairs; Stabilization of expanding portfolio of leased office space.
- What is in the 51,000 federally owned buildings? // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;6/12/95, Vol. 195 Issue 7, p5
Presents the profile of federally-owned nonresidential buildings in the United States. Floor space; Heating, ventilation and air conditioning; conservation; Fuel use.
- The upstaging vases. Kitto, Kris // Hill;1/20/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p23
The article provides information on the Rayburn Room, located on the second floor of the U.S. House office.
- Acts approved by the president. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;2/5/96, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p15756
Lists two acts approved by President Bill Clinton on February 1, 1996. Designation of the US Post Office building in Rhode Island as the Harry Kiziran Post Office Building; Designation of federal building located in Oregon as David J. Wheeler Federal Building.
- If it's all in a name, Hill Republicans hold the advantage. Thurman, James N. // Christian Science Monitor;11/12/99, Vol. 91 Issue 243, p2
Takes a look at the naming of federal buildings after famous Republican political figures in the United States.