Iconsiam's “colossal window” facade rises as high as 24 meters and spans three stories. Image: Seele

Cladding and Facade Systems | December 14, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Iconsiam’s completion required special glass and installation techniques.

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Natural disasters have been driving insurance payouts for property and casualty damages through the roof, leading insurers to reassess their coverage strategies. Image: USI

Building Owner | December 18, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new report on the property and casualty market foresees modest rate hikes for construction projects. 

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December 18, 2018 | Robyn M. Feller

Piping Layout Consultants taps into 3D scanning technology to replace a large quantity of fiberglass reinforced plast...

Multifamily Housing | December 18, 2018 | HDR Insights | Nicholas Taylor, Design Lead

Social sustainability has become a central concern in terms of its effect that spans generations.

The ability of EC firms to capture, understand, and apply data from all kinds of sources—including their job sites—is critical to their being able to deliver buildings for smarter cities in the future. Image: Deloitte Consulting

Building Technology | December 18, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new paper from Deloitte Consulting advises companies to revise their strategies with an eye toward leveraging advan...

Four air conditioners on a roof

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Codes and Standards | December 18, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Dramatic action will be needed for global building sector to cut carbon in line with international agreements.

Google building

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Office Building Design | December 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 1.7 million-sf campus will expand the company’s New York City presence.

December 17, 2018 | TAMLYN |

An off-the-shelf trim gives a mixed-used development a sleek, custom aesthetic.

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Sports and Recreational Facilities | December 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The stadium will be at the center of an entirely new city.

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Architects | December 17, 2018 | AIA

Architects can download a copy of the toolkit online.

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University Buildings | December 17, 2018 | SCUP

There is a wide variability between how campuses accommodate the needs of breastfeeding mothers.

16 things you should know about universal design [AIA course]

Slip-resistant flooring, such as these Maycrest 6x24-inch porcelain tiles, is recommended for universal design in kitchens and bathrooms. Photo: Mohawk Flooring

BD+C University Course | December 14, 2018 | MANNY GONZALEZ, FAIA, LEED AP, KTGY ARCHITECTS + PLANNING

Our expert offers 16 ways to help you implement universal design in your next multifamily residential project—and per...

Smoke from a smokestack

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Codes and Standards | December 14, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Greener buildings have led to leveling off of GHGs.

Iconsiam's “colossal window” facade rises as high as 24 meters and spans three stories. Image: Seele

Cladding and Facade Systems | December 14, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Iconsiam’s completion required special glass and installation techniques.

Monroe Blocks exterior

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Mixed-Use | December 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The mixed-use development will connect some of Detroit’s key public spaces.

Architects | December 13, 2018 |

Design firms know that just having a website and a blog aren’t enough, but social media complicates how they communic...

Record number of 'supertall' towers were completed in 2018

Citic Tower in Beijing. Rendering: KPF

High-rise Construction | December 13, 2018 | BD+C and CTBUH

Citic Tower in Beijing and Vincom Landmark 81 in Ho Chi Minh City are among 18 "supertall" skyscrapers completed this...

Glass and Glazing | December 13, 2018 | Elizabeth Cotton |

Store frontage is integral to showcasing what’s inside and, more importantly, who is inside.

Flooded neighborhood

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Codes and Standards | December 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Extensive suburban development, aging and poorly maintained infrastructure, and more intense rainfall mean more flood...

Caldera House exterior

All photos courtesy Carney Logan Burke Architects

Hotel Facilities | December 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Carney Logan Burke Architects designed the building.

Employees in green space at apple's current Austin location

Apple's current Austin location. Courtesy Apple.

Office Building Design | December 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The company will also build smaller expansions in six other U.S. cities over the next three years.

December 12, 2018 | Owens Corning

Owens Corning’s building science experts joined Canyon Insulation, Res-Com Insulation, Inc. insulation contractors an...

Rendering of the deployed Medical Motherboard from CallisonRTKL

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Great Solutions | December 12, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CallisonRTKL’s design combines artificial intelligence, electric vehicle technology, and the latest in medical equipm...

Codes and Standards | December 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Governor’s carbon neutral-by-2045 ambitions at odds with car culture.

LSB South facade exterior

All photos courtesy Kevin Scott

University Buildings | December 12, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will designed the facility.

The 22,000-sf, 12-bedroom Almost Home Kids facility in Peoria, Ill., provides transitional care for children with complicated health conditions. Images: Ballogg Photography

Healthcare Facilities | December 12, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its newest location is positioned as a prototype for national growth.

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December 11, 2018 | Arlen Solochek, FAIA

The importance of Notice in a contractual relationship cannot be overstated.

Building Team | December 11, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The two cities already had the greatest number of Amazon employees outside of Seattle.

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Codes and Standards | December 11, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Magnitude 7.0 temblor cracked roads and collapsed road ramps, but buildings held up well.

ARO's metal grid pattern

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Multifamily Housing | December 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CetraRuddy designed the building.

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