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Gene Bell
Beyond its long-standing role as a preferred material for a building’s structure and roof, metal is making its mark on...

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Constructive Thinking Blog
In light of America's new energy resources and an increased emphasis on energy efficiency, Skanska examined the trends...

Pedia-Pod under construction at NRB - exterior

Rob Cassidy
In the November issue of BD+C, you'll see our report on "Pedia-Pod," the modular pediatric patient unit we've helped...
Drew Ballensky
Salzburg, Austria’s Central Station remained in operation during reconstruction, a feat that required complex planning.
Jim Young
The installation of 49 large rooftop solar panels at the 49ers new stadium outside San Francisco will help the arena...

The glass exterior of the Johnson Fitness Center at Washington College helps to foster a visual connection to the rest of campus from inside and to the activities within from the outside.

GWWO, Inc./Architects
Campus fitness centers are taking their place alongside student centers, science centers, and libraries as hallmark...
Drew Ballensky
The International Energy Conservation Code has been revised to eliminate what has been seen as a blanket exemption for...
Jim Young
The Living Building Challenge has released the Net Zero Energy Building Certification to provide clearer definitions...

Virtual collaboration tools have come a long way

Life at HOK
For a while now companies have been advised that flexibility is a key component to a successful workplace strategy,...

Left to right: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were private explorers commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson to figure out what exactly the U.S. had acquired with the Louisiana Purchase; A public-private partnership made it possible for the Transcontinental Railroad-nearly 2,000 miles long- to be completed in six years, spurring incredible development and growth; The Internet was invented in a government lab but developed and commercialized in the private sector.

GS&P Dialogue
The factors currently complicating public projects—a lack of funding and resistance to tax increases—are unlikely to...
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