Archinect - News 2014-04-21T06:18:09-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/73642738/houston-court-awards-home-design-firm-1-3-million-in-architectural-copyright-case Houston court awards home design firm $1.3 million in architectural copyright case Archinect 2013-05-21T17:11:00-04:00 >2013-05-21T17:13:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/aq/aqpenl4icbjo0svg.jpg" width="307" height="306" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The jury in the United States District Court in Houston found that Frontier committed copyright infringement by constructing and marketing nineteen houses that infringed Hewlett&rsquo;s copyrighted designs. Frontier&rsquo;s owner, Ronald Wayne Bopp, was also held personally liable for Frontier&rsquo;s activities. The amount of the judgment was based on the amount of profits Frontier earned from the sales of houses that infringed Hewlett&rsquo;s copyrights.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/67596894/lawsuit-dropped-over-prentice-preservation Lawsuit dropped over Prentice preservation Archinect 2013-02-14T19:48:00-05:00 >2013-02-18T18:03:50-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/16/163b0c7d5b23ed2eebf6e06bbba39750.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Two preservationist groups have dropped a lawsuit challenging the City of Chicago&rsquo;s decision to deny landmark status to the old Prentice Women&rsquo;s Hospital. Northwestern University plans to demolish the building in Chicago&rsquo;s Streeterville neighborhood to make way for a new biomedical research facility. The decision to drop the lawsuit clears the way for Northwestern to carry through on it plans.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/56308055/special-law-for-nfl-stadium-project-unconstitutional-lawsuit-claims Special law for NFL stadium project unconstitutional, lawsuit claims Archinect 2012-08-30T20:14:00-04:00 >2012-09-03T22:57:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jn/jnqnb2qnfvyv6z93.jpg" width="514" height="215" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A coalition of environmental activists and community advocates has mounted the first major legal challenge to a planned downtown [Gensler-designed] Los Angeles NFL stadium, filing a suit Thursday that says a state law intended to assist the project is unconstitutional.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/29205641/colorado-design-build-firm-s-projects-under-scrutiny Colorado design/build firm's projects under scrutiny Chirigringo 2011-11-29T18:58:30-05:00 >2011-12-07T00:43:44-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dx/dxyx4x9y4loew1rt.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Structural issues have emerged at another school being constructed by the Neenan Co., a major builder of rural Colorado schools that already has admitted making mistakes that closed an $18.9 million school in Meeker.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/28518304/rape-victim-sues-architect-contractor Rape victim sues architect, contractor Archinect 2011-11-23T20:02:13-05:00 >2011-11-29T09:35:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/58/5864988284659f4e1129fcf3d19974a3.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The victim, who was 17 at the time, suffered brain damage in the attack, is blind, and can't eat, walk or stand up without help. In the suit filed Nov. 14 in Hillsborough County, her family says the design and construction of the library, built in 2005, contributed to the attack.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/7280086/jail-break-utah-county-suing-architect-for-1-35-million Jail break: Utah County suing architect for $1.35 million Paul Petrunia 2011-05-22T19:53:57-04:00 >2011-05-23T13:12:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7e/7e6d49518cdf8471cb6530da124311b0.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The drawings and specifications submitted by GSBS Architects contained &ldquo;numerous safety, security and functional defects, including but not limited to Defective Work,&rdquo; according to the suit filed Monday in state court in Provo.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>