Products at Work

It's one thing to read about new products, it's another to learn about how and why those products are used in a real-world application. Why did the Building Team specify the product? How did it benefit the project? Did the team run into any issues when installing the product? These are the types of insights offered in our Products at Work case studies. To submit a case study for consideration, please email David Barista, Editor-in-Chief, atdbarista@sgcmail.com.
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Posted on May 21, 2013 By BD+C Staff
Contemplate this description of a popular Mankato, Minn., facility: "Daycare, rehabilitation, grooming spa, spacious suites with in-floor heat, raised beds, exercise program, pool, reservations required, therapeutic laser class treatments, post operative care, hydrotherapy, kindergarten, parties...
Posted on May 07, 2013 By BD+C Staff
  ThinkGlass has produced a striking glass monument at the recently opened North Carolina Veterans Park in Fayetteville. As a natural material made from sand and minerals, glass is at home in the outdoors and this impressive 4-inch thick glass monument is a touching remembrance...
Posted on April 13, 2013 By BD+C Staff
  Every day, more than 300,000 motorists pass by the electronic sign alongside Interstate 110 that announces coming events at the Los Angeles Coliseum and the Sports Arena — the venue listed on the National Register of Historic Landmarks and the only stadium to host two Olympic Games (1932 and...
Posted on April 13, 2013 By BD+C Staff
  With a distinct mix of upscale retail shops, find dining, state-of-the-art offices and residential homes, Houston’s CityCentre combines several luxury amenities for both visitors and residents. Boasting more than 825,000 square feet of existing retail and office space, CityCentre also will...
Posted on April 13, 2013 By BD+C Staff
The City of Rahway (N.J.) Redevelopment Agency recently unveiled a dynamic icon representing the city's revitalization, in the form of a stunning Performing Arts Center. Hamilton Stage is the pinnacle of the renovation and expansion of a circa 1920 industrial building for use as a performance venue...
Posted on April 10, 2013 By BD+C Staff
  GSky Plant Systems, Inc., a leading provider of vertical Green Walls in North America and now the Middle East has teamed up with Whole Foods Market for the third time to complete the installation of 244 square foot Versa Wall to complement the southern charm of Charlotte, North...
Posted on April 10, 2013 By BD+C Staff
  Several innovations in sustainable, lean construction techniques have been gaining broad adoption. One of those is a hybrid enclosure system combining lightweight, architectural precast cladding with a highly insulated inner barrier wall of closed-cell foam and metal studs. Replacing the...
Posted on April 09, 2013 By Julie S. Higginbotham
  The United States' military academies each have specific, unique traits distinguishing themselves not only from each other, but from the rest of the country's higher-education institutions. The United States Naval Academy has been educating and training individuals who primarily patrol the...
Posted on April 09, 2013 By BD+C Staff
  Some of Europe’s most sophisticated buildings incorporate thermal break technology from Schöck, but the new Mercury City Tower in Moscow is, to date, possibly the most iconic and certainly the tallest to utilize Isokorb®. Rising 1,112 feet above the Moscow skyline, the Mercury City Tower is...
Posted on April 09, 2013 By BD+C Staff
  Recent construction undertaken by the City of Ralston, Nebraska, has resulted in a Cinderella story of sorts, only the glass slipper is a steel-and-glass multi-use arena. An abandoned downtown golf course needed activity, and the Omaha suburb could stand an economic boost. In a short 15...