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Sagrada Familia, Designed by Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona, Spain. Photo: SBA73, Wikimedia Creative Commons.
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The technology measures light levels, humidity and temperature, motion, and sound.
A trusted advisor acts as a guiding partner over the full course of a professional relationship.
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The Multifamily Green Advantage targets existing buildings.
Choosing the correct and code approved fire rated glazing product can be confusing, this FAQ can help.
At full build-out, Stargate School will serve 1,600 K-12 students.
The recent floods and wildfires in Alberta are being cited as proof.
The company used two minority firms as fronts in a nearly $1 billion scheme.
Sherwin-Williams is providing low- to no-VOC formulas for the coatings market that are durable and easy to apply
In a new research paper, three healthcare specialists present factors that contribute to a psychological state that i...
The LEED Gold-certified Environmental Science and Chemistry Building at the University of Toronto Scarborough is among 44 sustainable projects included in Diamond Schmitt Architects’ ecoMetrics visual database of energy models. Among its sustainable design features are earth tubes that draw fresh air through cylindrical intake shafts to be warmed or cooled (depending on the season) below ground before entering the HVAC system. Photo: Michael Muraz.
Diamond Schmitt Architects’ ecoMetrics tool allows its designers to quickly analyze solutions based on models from 44...
Clark Construction Group pilots the Edge Guard system on the Fair Oaks (Va.) Hospital reconstruction project.
The two-story, 44,000-sf Central Middle School in San Carlos, Calif., is the first school to be constructed using Folia, a K-12 concept that leans on pre-engineering to provide greater design flexibility and customization, as well as quicker delivery (in under a year) and lower overall costs than traditional building methods. The concept is the brainchild of Quattrocchi Kwok Architects, Blach Construction, and structural engineer Gregory P. Luth and Associates. The firms have been refining the system for five years. Image: Tomasz Biernacki, Pechara Studio.
The Folia system uses pre-engineered components to deliver school buildings at 20% less cost.
While it’s been building a new 4,500-sf emergency department, Grove Hill (Ala.) Memorial Hospital has continued to offer emergency medical services via MED-1, a mobile hospital unit provided by Carolina HealthCare Systems. The seven-month installation is the longest a MED-1 has been deployed in the field and one of the first where its infrastructure—water, electricity, etc.—has been set up as if the mobile unit were a permanent structure. Photo: Brian Hale courtesy of Robins & Morton.
The MED-1 Mobile Hospital Unit serves as a lower-cost solution during construction of new ED.
The CoffeeBoxx is lightweight rust proof, dust proof, water resistant, and ultra durable.
Colorburst panels are available in four stock options—Robin Egg Blue, Viridian Green, Haute Pink, and Cascade White—a...
The Xylem concept by CallisonRTKL regulates outdoor thermal comfort through shading, air movement, water circulation,...
Created through funding from Little’s LaceUp program, the Center for Building Performance has helped the design firm...
The firm’s R&D initiative inspires its designers to develop ideas that could positively disrupt the practice....
Mercy’s new high-tech medical center equips its medical professionals to deliver care at the bedside of patients anyw...
A roll-up emergency department, next-gen telemedicine center, and biophilic cooling pods are among the AEC industry’s...
In 2005, the Turning Toroso, designed by Santiago Calatrava, was completed, making it the first twisting skyscraper i...
Industry leaders offer how procurement system could be improved.
“Color is defined by two things: the chemistry of a pigment and the type of light that shines on it,” explains Mike C...
Tianmen Mountain cable cars and Tongtian Avenue. Photo: Huangdan2060, Wikimedia Public Domain.
Acrophobics beware: China’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park just got a little bit (or a lot) more terrifying.
The pros and cons of a rolling sheet door
Metal building standard for contractors and erectors.
Construction on the Hangzhou stadium by NBBJ
Building professionals are often put in a situation where solving problems with the ‘best tool for the job’ comes at...
The man made hills are the latest attraction to open on the island that has been under development since 2006.
Temporary Expansion Joints in Large Structures
An assembly committee heard testimony on deadly balcony collapse that occurred last year.