Posted on May 30, 2012
Graphisoft recently announced that the BIMx 1.2.455 update for iPhone/iPad app provides native support for the iPad 3 Retina display. According to Graphisoft, this results in...
Posted on May 30, 2012
The iconic Houston Astrodome, which has been empty and unused since 2008, could be reborn as a special events and trade show facility, according to a proposal by consultants...
Posted on May 29, 2012
A proposed LEED 2012 credit has the roofing industry worried about being able to fulfill sustainability goals on commercial projects. The “Avoidance of Chemicals of Concern”...
Posted on May 23, 2012
Sage North America recently released Sage Construction Anywhere, a cloud-based platform that increases accessibility to project data, fosters collaboration, and operational...
Posted on May 23, 2012
Dave Bartlett, who leads IBM’s smarter building initiative, is known as the "building whisperer" because he views buildings as living organisms, an approach that can help...
Posted on May 23, 2012
The General Services Administration, which manages most of the federal government’s building projects, requires that all of new projects be LEED Gold-certified, but some...
Posted on May 16, 2012
An old meatpacking warehouse in Chicago is being turned into an urban aquaponics farm. Called “The Plant,” the facility is already operating as a fish hatchery, hydroponic...
Posted on May 15, 2012
Incentive programs designed to improve workplace safety can sometimes discourage employees from reporting injuries, according to recent studies. And, if the incentive program...
Posted on May 09, 2012
The 17-acre United Nations campus along Manhattan’s East River is undergoing a $1.87-billion refurbishment. Plans call for the mid-century modernist General Assembly to be...
Posted on May 08, 2012
A new report provides a good temperature reading on the impact of sustainable standards in the construction industry. The total amount of building construction certified as...