As some 16,000 architects last month descended on Charlotte, N.C., for the annual American Institute of Architects convention, they were bombarded with critical insight and award-winning stories of inspiration, none...

August 11, 2010

Quick-application polyurethane spray coatings can help prevent weathering damage to exterior foam architectural elements. Once applied over the expanded polystyrene (EPS) surface, the coatings form a watertight, chemical- and...

August 11, 2010

Recent industry trends in building permits — a solid leading indicator of multifamily starts activity three to six months in the future — suggest that the market will remain relatively healthy over the balance of...

August 11, 2010

Building management and commerce functions are being combined into a comprehensive Web-based package for 30 office complexes managed or owned by Resorts Community Property Management, Park City, Utah. Utilizing the power of the...

August 11, 2010

A battery-operated pushbutton lever lock has a programmable 12-digit metal keypad and bypass capability. The T2 Trilogy is engineered for entrance doors to any area that requires a varying degree of privacy or controlled entry...

August 11, 2010

In what amounted to a celebration of sorts for sustainable design in the U.S., the first International Green Building Conference held Nov. 13-15 in Austin, Texas, drew 3,500 attendees — an impressive number,...

August 11, 2010

A newsletter prepared for project managers and construction professionals provides solutions to such diverse concrete problems as minimizing bugholes, determining causes of spalls, hastening the cracking process and conducting...

August 11, 2010

Entries for R&D Magazine's Laboratory of the Year awards competition are due Feb. 3, 2003. Both new projects and renovations may be entered. Projects compete in the categories of Laboratory of the Year, Renovated...

August 11, 2010

The former Parole (Md.) Plaza mall is currently undergoing a $400 million redevelopment to emerge as Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole, a mixed-use project situated on 33 acres. The first phase of the project,...

August 11, 2010

An interactive music-education complex that pays tribute to rock legend Jimi Hendrix, the Experience Music Project in Seattle is finished with Megaflon coatings of red and blue on its exterior. The coatings were chosen because...

August 11, 2010