Kawneer Company, Inc., an Alcoa business and the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for commercial construction, introduces its new AA™5450 Series Window. Now available in a horizontal sliding configuration, the...

September 23, 2014

Kingspan Insulated Panels North America is proud to announce that Paul Bertram, Kingspan's Director of Environment and Sustainability, has been nominated to be a member of the Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial Building's Consensus...

September 23, 2014

As coastal flooding becomes the "new normal," many shoreline cities are trying to find long-term strategies to cope with extreme weather events. In order to advance understanding of this issue, The Boston Harbor Association teamed up with Sasaki...

September 23, 2014

Measure once, cut twice. Wait, that’s not quite right—but that’s exactly what happens when post-occupancy evaluations fail to include pre-occupancy measures....

September 22, 2014

The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has voted to approve significant changes that will streamline and overhaul the Intern Development Program (IDP), which most states require to satisfy experience requirements for...

September 22, 2014

Nine years after the Museum of Maritime and Seafood Industry in Biloxi, Miss., was damaged by Hurricane Katrina’s 30-foot tidal surge, the museum reopened its doors to the public in a brand new, H3-...

September 22, 2014

This year’s completion of the 2.2 million-sf Eurasia Tower, designed by Swanke Hayden Connell Architects (Swanke), represents the successful culmination of a decade-long immersion in the development of “New Russia,” and expands the firm’s...

September 22, 2014

According to the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), structural steel is the leading structural framing material for buildings in the United States. The AISC hosted 150 SteelDay events nationwide on Friday, September 19, to recognize...

September 22, 2014

While suspended, lay-in ceilings have long been the norm in commercial design, the open-plenum ceiling has become trendy and economical, particularly in office and retail environments. However, calculating the tradeoffs between cost and...

September 22, 2014

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the recipients of the 2014 Best of Buildings awards, as selected by fellow USGBC members.

The Best of Building Awards celebrate the year’s best products, projects, organizations and...

September 22, 2014