Robert A. Peck is coming back to the General Services Administration as the commissioner of the agency's Public Buildings Service, GSA announced on Aug. 10. Peck, who calls the public-buildings position "the best job in real estate," served as PBS commissioner during the Clinton administration, from December 1995 until January 20, 2001. Photo: Jones Lang LaSalle Peck was PBS commissioner from 1995 until January 2001. Related Links: New GSA Contracts Starting To Surge GSA Mulls Modest Change in Design Program It is certainly one of the biggest real-estate jobs in the country. PBS oversees design, construction, leasing, management and security
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.