Posted on October 23, 2013
While the durability of metal as a construction material is widely recognized, some of its other advantages are less commonly acknowledged and appreciated.   An article...
Posted on October 22, 2013
Last year, there were 775 fatalities among U.S. construction workers: 133 among those in the construction of buildings, 169 in heavy/civil engineering projects, and 456...
Posted on October 22, 2013
Major renovation projects—those costing more than $100,000—climbed as a share of total nonresidential construction as the recession began and haven’t yet come down, breaking...
Posted on October 21, 2013
University of Queensland’s Global Change Institute (GCI) building in Australia showcases on-site solar energy sources, biomimicry-based design features, and the first...
Posted on October 20, 2013
Not able to attend the inaugural BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland conference and expo this week? Don't worry. The BD+C editorial team has you covered. We attended...
Posted on October 18, 2013
Photographs are becoming more essential to project communication and documentation. Just this week, I sat in a local airport integration project meeting in which the owner...
Posted on October 18, 2013
Sometimes, the remarkable properties of metal can even baffle scientists.  When a group of MIT researchers recently discovered that stress can cause metal alloy to fuse...
Posted on October 16, 2013
How does one person make tons of money in a business, while others lose their shirts? If you’re on the outside looking in, successful entrepreneurship may seem mysterious....
Posted on October 15, 2013
A major renovation of an historic YMCA in Los Angeles to an apartment facility was named the 2013 World Architecture Festival Housing Award recipient. The 28th Street...
Posted on October 14, 2013
The Craftsbury (Vermont) Outdoor Center has broken ground on a new activity lodge and fitness center. An energy modeling computer simulation was used to optimize solar...