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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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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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The designers were able to exceed 100 square inches in the door vision area in these 90-minute doors by using SuperLite II-XL 90, a fire resistive glass product that meets ASTM E-119/UL 263. The designers also specified SuperLite II-XL 120 in GPX Framing for the sidelites and transoms in this 2-hour stairwell application. The entire assembly meets ASTM E-119/UL 263. Project: CUNY School of Law in Long Island City, NY. Architect: KPF. Glazier: RG Creations. Photo: SAFTI FIRST

Bill O'Keeffe
Much attention has been given to active fire protection systems, such as fire sprinklers, that are designed to suppress...
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Jeff Alexander
When the architectural community wants to select the most durable coatings in the industry, what resources are...

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VOA Blog
No matter the level of complexity, workplace change can be a challenge for your client's employees. VOA's Angie Lee...

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Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings
P+W's Janice Barnes shares some of most unexpected lessons from her firm's work on office design projects, including...
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Jeff Alexander
The healthcare industry is in the midst of a shift to a wellness model of care, and the built environment plays an...

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Microsoft shut down its tried-and-true clipart gallery, ridding the world not only of a trope of graphic design, but a...

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During the past five years, people have begun to actively seek out third places not just to get a day’s work done, but...

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Constructive Thinking Blog
PDFs are the de facto format for digital construction documentation. Yet, there is no set standard for how to produce...
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