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To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe

To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rather than build up the base coat. Checking stud ali

March 20, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...

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Photo: Dorma

Photo: Dorma

March 12, 2014 | BD+C Editors

From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C edit...

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February 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm Brisac Gonzalez says that the design "...

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The Spring Learning Centre in Hong Kong was one of two Best of Category winners

The Spring Learning Centre in Hong Kong was one of two Best of Category winners in the Cultural/Institutional/Educational catego

January 28, 2014 | International Interior Design Association

The International Interior Design Association released the winners of its 4th Annual Global Excel...

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Zahner ShopFloor Engineer Craig Long demonstrates one of the ShopFloor design to

Zahner ShopFloor Engineer Craig Long demonstrates one of the ShopFloor design tools. Photo A. Zahner Company

January 14, 2014 | Zahner

The web-based tool uses the company's factory floor like "a massive rapid prototype machine,” all...

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Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &

Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short & Associates and completed in 2000. It uses 51% le

January 11, 2014 | Brian E. Trimble, PE, LEED AP, Brick Industry Association

When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand...

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January 07, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

Slowed by the recession—and often by protracted negotiations—some big redevelopment plans are now...

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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December 17, 2013 | Kahn

Cobb is the tenth president in the firm’s 118-year history. As President, Cobb is responsible for...

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December 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a dual fire-CO detector to an aspiration-sensing fire alarm, BD+C editors present a roundup...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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Photo courtesy: Antpkr, FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Photo courtesy: Antpkr, FreeDigitalPhotos.net

November 27, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Forty-six percent of the respondents to an exclusive BD+C survey of AEC professionals re...

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November 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall syste...

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November 26, 2013 | IHS

Construction costs in North America rose for the 22nd consecutive month in November as labor cost...

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November 13, 2013 | Navigant Research

The worldwide installed capacity of GHP systems will reach 127.4 gigawatts-thermal over the next...

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November 06, 2013 | BOMA International

The commercial real estate industry’s ongoing focus on energy efficiency has resulted in a downwa...

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October 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

If you like to geek out on building information modeling and virtual design and construction, you...

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The LEED Platinum 120,000-sf Lewis and Clark State Office Building, Jefferson City, Mo. Design firm BNIM (architect/interior design) led the Building Team of Rumsey Engineers (mechanical design engineer), Smith & Boucher (MEP EOR), Clanton & Associates (lighting design), ENSAR Group (daylighting consultant), and Professional Contractors and Engineers (GC). The $18.1 million project won a Building Team Award (Platinum) from Building Design+Construction (www.BDCnetwork.com/BNIM/LewisAndClark).Photo: Farshid Assassi/Courtesy BNIM

September 19, 2013 | Jerry Yudelson, PE, LEED Fellow

Renowned green building author, Jerry Yudelson, offers five valuable lessons for designers, contr...

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Electrochromic glass, like this product from Sage, alters its transmittance characteristics when an electrical current is applied, through the use of a specialized lamination that essentially integrates shading into the glazing unit.

September 19, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Phase-change materials, electrochromic glass, and building-integrated PVs are among the breakthro...

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September 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Windy City is the latest U.S. city to enact legislation that mandates building energy benchma...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Day 3 coverage of the BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland conference and expo, taking place th...

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September 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The BD+C editorial team brings you this real-time coverage of day 2 of the BUILDINGChicago/Greeni...

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In one of the largest augmented reality applications to date, VTN Consulting wor

In one of the largest augmented reality applications to date, VTN Consulting worked with the city of Las Vegas to build a 3D BIM model of the above- and below-ground infrastructure in the core downtown area. The firm used Autodesks InfraWorks software to model the infrastructure, and is using the free InfraWorks tablet app to view BIM files in the field. Photo: VTN Consulting

September 04, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Thanks to inexpensive mobile devices and increasingly advanced software apps, Building Teams are...

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September 03, 2013 | Trepp, LLC

The delinquency rate for US commercial real estate loans in CMBS dropped for the third straight m...

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August 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's rankings of the nation's largest local government design and const...

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August 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Stantec, Jacobs, PCL Construction among nation's top state government design and construction fir...

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August 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's roundup of the top construction market news for the week of August 18 includes th...

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August 22, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

This course discuses the latest technological advances in glazing, which make possible ever more...

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August 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's rankings of the nation's largest green design and construction fir...

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Ennead Architects led the renovation and expansion of facilities for the Yale Ar

Ennead Architects led the renovation and expansion of facilities for the Yale Art Gallery, now spanning three buildings. Shown here is the Swartout building, also known as the Old Yale Art Gallery. The 1928 neo-Gothic structure was cleaned and restored, but also received new white cube spaces on upper stories, as well as a new sculpture terrace. The project also included renovation of the 1953 main building, originally designed by Louis Kahn. Photo: Ennead Architects

July 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The editors of Building Design+Construction magazine present the findings of the annual...

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