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Four panelists discussed how the decline of motivation in many of the country's education systems affects students. Image: Perkins+Will

K-12 Schools | April 28, 2015 | Tinka Rogic | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings

According to a 2014 Gallup poll, our school system not only kills children’s creativity, but also takes its toll on their motivation, writes Perkins+Will's Tinka Rogic.

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March 04, 2014 | DDG

DDG envisions the mall as offering the conveniences of a small city, where shopping, entertainment, socializing, and...

March 04, 2014 | Kettler

The 101-unit high-rise, called Element 28, is designed to achieve a LEED Silver certification. 

Side-by-side comparison of Keralite Select (at right) versus typical fire-rated

Side-by-side comparison of Keralite Select (at right) versus typical fire-rated glass ceramic.

March 04, 2014 | Vetrotech Saint-Gobain

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain has added a new, innovative glass ceramic to its Keralite product line. Keralite Select combin...

Whenever putting down the foundation for the building, the installation of the embedded anchor rods must be precise. Misplacing them with a variance greater than 1/4” means your columns will be out of plumb...

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March 04, 2014 | CENTRIA

New Brochure Highlights Architectural Metal Panel Manufacturer’s Products, Expertise and Experience

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March 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After a recent successful challenge of the scientific methodology used to redraw the coastal high-hazard zones, the M...

March 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

British architect Thomas Heatherwick has proposed to repurpose a grain silo into an art gallery in Cape Town, South A...

 

Morton Buildings is notorious for its status as a titan in the American construction community. That status was not lost on the ownership of an exclusive country club, when it decided to choose Morton to spearhead a complete overhaul of its facilities.

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March 03, 2014 | Gamewell-FCI

Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announces the SpectrAlert® Advance Series of low-frequency fire alarm sounders...

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March 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Firm leaders remain leery about the availability of skilled workers, the state of government debt and deficits, and r...

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March 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Construction contractors and developers in New York state face $3 billion more in costs and 667 more accidents per ye...

March 03, 2014 | AIA Show Report
John Cross of the American Institute of Steel Construction talks about the industry's progress and where it's...
March 03, 2014 | AIA Show Report
Andrew Hulse from SAGE Electrochromics highlights new capabilities for architects in the field that allow them to ‘test’...
March 03, 2014 | AIA Show Report
Stanley Yee, LEED AP, from Dow Corning highlights the company’s building envelope solutions at the 2014 AIA National Con...
March 03, 2014 | AIA Show Report
Tom Wingard of Nichiha discusses the Illumination Series and other products showcased at the 2014 AIA National Conventio...
March 03, 2014 | Sponsored Videos
Lisa Barnard from BASF emphasizes sustainable construction solutions and innovation.
March 02, 2014 | Sponsored Videos
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March 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The terminal merges new technology and traditional regional architecture, notably in the fractal roof canopy that run...

Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building. Photo: V. Smoothe via Wikimedia Commons
February 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Green Building Initiative has released “The Guiding Principles Compliance for New Construction,” for federal buil...

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February 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Metcalf spent more than $76 million on a military construction project and sued to recoup costs.

February 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 2015 draft of the Steel Joist Institute’s “Single Joist Standard Specification for K-, LH-, and DLH-Series and Jo...

February 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

David Adjaye and Daniel Libeskind are among the finalists for the National Holocaust Monument, planned near the Canad...

February 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 82-page report covers dozens of emerging trends in healthcare, commercial office, hospitality, tall buildings, an...

February 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Target's new San Rafael, Calif., location was built on the site of the former San Quentin prison dump. 

February 27, 2014 | DraperDNA

DraperDNA first to offer unique balance between traditional fundamentals and innovation to leaders in the B2B buildin...

February 27, 2014 | Coffman Engineers

In February, Coffman Engineers, a mid-sized, multidiscipline engineering firm, kicks off a series of events celebrati...

This CFD model depicts thermal stratification within a conference room to assess
February 27, 2014 | Jason Pfeiffer

From right-sizing mechanical systems to understanding the impact of design alternatives, CFD offers a host of benefit...

February 27, 2014 | PPG Glass Education Center

Glass is heat-treated for two reasons: the first is to increase its strength to resist external stresses such as wind...

February 27, 2014 | METALCON International

Visitors to the 24th METALCON International, slated for October 1-3 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, will...

February 27, 2014 | Viega

Viega offers the only press fitting to transition from copper to PEX tubing, eliminating the need for solder or threa...

February 27, 2014 | PPG Industries

PPG Industries’ flat glass business has received $312,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a dynam...

February 27, 2014 | Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors

Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors continues to lead in the Remodel & Replace market with the introduction o...

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