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Life at HOK
Our collective desire to live in cities has never been stronger. According to the World Health Organization, 60% of the...
Drew Ballensky
NRCA's EnergyWise Roof Calculator Online has been updated to include information from the 2012 version of the...
Jim Young
The Packard Foundation’s 49,000-sf headquarters recently achieved Net Zero Energy Certification through the...
Doug Clark
Given their durability and ease of use, metal roofs have been a common feature on rural houses for decades. Now they’re...
John Negich
While the durability of metal as a construction material is widely recognized, some of its other advantages are less...
Rob Cassidy
Last year, there were 775 fatalities among U.S. construction workers: 133 among those in the construction of buildings...
Drew Ballensky
Major renovation projects—those costing more than $100,000—climbed as a share of total nonresidential construction as...
Jim Young
University of Queensland’s Global Change Institute (GCI) building in Australia showcases on-site solar energy sources,...
David Barista
Not able to attend the inaugural BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland conference and expo this week? Don't worry. The...
Sasha Reed
Photographs are becoming more essential to project communication and documentation. Recently, I sat in a local airport...
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