Ensuring that a building design is code-compliant can be a complicated task for architects. Whether this involves understanding the codes, tracking code updates or checking designs against the code, dealing with...

August 11, 2010

Stainless-steel door activation switches help deter corrosion. A variety of designs and installation options suit a variety of applications, including freestanding radio-controlled switch stations.

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August 11, 2010

Acoustic door system incorporates sound-deadening devices with security features. Noises are blocked around the door perimeter by a silicone door gasket and spring-loaded automatic bottom sweep. The systems are available as...

August 11, 2010

A 93,000-sf, $45 million Library and Resource Center broke ground in Fontana, Calif. The two-story facility will house a collection of more than 141,000 books and publications, 7,500 reference items, 143 media...

August 11, 2010

• Chicago-based Lucien Lagrange Architects announced four promotions: Tim Hill, James Kemper, Alfredo Marr, and Heather Weed were...

August 11, 2010

Mackenzie Keck Inc. , a Hackettstown, N.J.-based general contractor, construction manager, and consultant specializing in upscale retail projects, has acquired green building consulting firm...

August 11, 2010

Firm Announcements

Philadelphia-based architect/engineer Kling Lindquist has opened an office in Raleigh, N.C. The firm has also changed its name to Kling...

August 11, 2010

• BIM solutions and construction information provider Reed Construction Data will provide Autodesk with nearly 1,200 high-quality, parametric BIM objects, representing 17,000 product configurations, for the Autodesk...

August 11, 2010

Swisspearl fiber cement façade panels are designed specifically for rainscreen cladding applications with rear ventilation, and can be used with aluminum, steel, and wood sub-frames. Manufactured in Switzerland, the...

August 11, 2010

Modular window systems installed at the College of Pharmacy building at the University of Iowa in Iowa City add the final touch to the concrete and aluminum renovation and addition. The window units were installed in a metal...

August 11, 2010