Renderings: Tyler Stanley        
         
         
Tasked with designing a high-performance, modular...



August 11, 2010

Mention of architect Frank Gehry brings to mind his characteristically curving structures — notably the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain; the Experience Music Project in Seattle; and the Ray & Maria Stata...

August 11, 2010

Summary: Along with lighting and MEP systems, glass technology represents one of the most dynamic areas of technological change in building design. Driving these advances are such end-...

August 11, 2010

When a truck bomb exploded outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building the morning of April 19, 1995, hundreds of people were either killed or injured by flying or falling glass shards.

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August 11, 2010

When it comes to controlling moisture at the building envelope, the construction industry has traditionally focused on blocking water and vapor from entering and getting trapped in the external wall assembly....

August 11, 2010

The design firm heading the $200 million Doha International Airport project in Qatar is also in charge of coordinating a Building Team that includes a construction manager from Greece, an Italian structural engineer...

August 11, 2010

Electrified, electronic, automatic and smart: these four words describe the state of door hardware, suddenly one of the most complex areas of construction. Building teams are struggling to reconcile their projects'...

August 11, 2010

"Audacious curves." "Cool coatings." "Vibrant colors."

These are not phrases typically attributed to metal roofs. But they represent a new look to an industry that is...

August 11, 2010

The first baby boomers entering retirement this year mark the start of an inevitably skyrocketing demand for "active" senior communities. Developers — many of whom have slowed expansion of existing communities...

August 11, 2010