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Integrated Learning Neighborhoods: A solution for linking student housing with the typical student experience

The new College Avenue Commons at Arizona State University. Image © Bill Timmerman

GenslerOn
Just as urban housing fits into the city as a whole, student housing can be integrated into the campus network as a...
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Reviewing Paint Warranties

All paint systems will chalk and fade over time as they weather. The warranty will explain how much chalk and fade is acceptable based on standard tests through the American Society of Testing Materials. Photo courtesy of The Soybean Checkoff/Flickr

Jeff Alexander
Warranties can appear to be the same, but as a starting point, you should find out what paint technology your warranty...
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Williams Scotsman provided 119,864 sf of space on time and on budget for the Firebag In-Situ Sands Project Camp in Alberta, Canada.

Williams Scotsman
If you work in the energy sector you’ve heard of Alberta’s oil sands. Located in Western Canada, Alberta is a province...
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The 4 leadership behaviors that really matter McKinsey & Company

Using a comprehensive list of 20 distinct leadership traits, McKinsey surveyed 189,000 people in 81 diverse organizations around the world.

Steven Burns
It includes seeking diverse perspectives and supporting others.
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Want greater energy savings? The answer is on your roof

A recent study compared the possible energy savings of metal vs. asphalt roofs by doing field testing on an asphalt shingle roof and a stone-coated metal shake roof.

Jeff Alexander
A recent study finds that metal roofs can cut energy costs.
Photo: Infrogmation via Wikimedia Commons

The National Institute of Building Sciences estimates the retrofit market for small commercial buildings at $35.6 billion. Photo: Infrogmation via Wikimedia Commons

David Barista
The real opportunity for shrinking the nation’s energy footprint lies in the mundane world of small commercial...
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Hydro One selected Williams Scotsman as its partner for this endeavor based on previous successful collaboration on similar projects. Initially, a total of 25 custom-built wheeled units were supplied to various locations, totaling 9,970 sf of space. Photo: Williams Scotsman

Williams Scotsman
Having access to the right workspace is important, regardless of location. A comfortable, efficient and attractive...

This past October, 78 young AEC professionals gathered in New York City for leadership development and networking during BD+C's Under 40 Leadership Summit.

David Barista
Many AEC firms focus on training for the hard skills of the profession, not so much for business prowess, writes BD+C's...
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Jeff Alexander
In recent years, institutions of higher learning have been investing in new facilities and updating campuses across the...
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Photo: Williams Scotsman

Williams Scotsman
Not every company can top Forbes magazine’s Most Sustainable Companies list, but we can all resolve to try to do more...
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