Posted on January 08, 2015
Alternative spaces have always been part of cities. These peripheral, unregulated, often temporary spaces host projects and foster ideas that fall outside of the status quo...
Posted on January 07, 2015
PDFs are the de facto format for digital construction documentation. Yet, there is no set standard for how to produce PDFs for a project. This is an industrywide problem....
Posted on January 07, 2015
We’ve all seen them: buildings that stand out – in a bad way. Developers can follow every best practice out there, but if an urban building isn’t grounded in the region’s...
Posted on January 06, 2015
Imagine receiving a notification on your smartphone 24 hours before a flight prompting you to check in and alerting you about the weather forecast and traffic congestion. In...
Posted on January 05, 2015
Two years ago, the global flat-pack furniture giant IKEA tasked its philanthropic arm—the IKEA Foundation—with an important initiative. The goal was to design adequate...
Posted on January 05, 2015
I’ve been the project manager and architect for a half dozen locker rooms over the past few years, designing new, renovating old and enhancing existing facilities for...
Posted on January 02, 2015
Warranties can appear to be the same, but as a starting point, you should find out what paint technology your warranty is based on—polyester, silicon-modified polyester or...
Posted on January 02, 2015
Metal roof coatings with solar reflectance can help building owners save substantially in annual cooling costs. Research has confirmed that creating an air space under a...
Posted on January 02, 2015
Resins, the base ingredient in any coating, vary in performance qualities from good to better to best. Selecting the right coating for the specific application and desired...
Posted on January 02, 2015
The Energy Star 3.0 Roof Product Specs and Test Methods is changing its standards, and all coating manufacturers are required to meet the new standards by March 1, 2017. The...