Creating an environment where students want to succeed

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 05, 2014 | Holcim

Registration in the 4th International Holcim Awards competition to promote sustainable construction will close on Mar...

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March 04, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Design experts from Hoffmann Architects offer a brief history of exterior insulation and finish systems in the U.S....

March 04, 2014 | DDG

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

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 | 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...

March 04, 2014 | CENTRIA

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

 

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 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...

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
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 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 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...

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