Brick and Masonry
Renderings courtesy MVRDV
The twist maximizes floor space and decreases the amount of shadows the building will cast on the...read more
Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control moisture in the building envelope. Photo: Hoffm
Building envelope expert Bradley Carmichael of Hoffmann Architects explains how rainscreen wall s...read more
Photo courtesy Museum of Modern Art
Ecovative Design applies its cradle-to-cradle process to produce 10,000 organic bricks used to bu...read more
The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...read more
For the west faade of the 77,000-sf Farm Credit Services of America Corporate Office Building 2 in Omaha, Neb., Clark Enersen P
From wild architectural shapes to unique color blends and pattern arrangements, these projects de...read more
28 lbs. per sf SLENDERWALL panels
After decades of wear, the hand-laid brick envelope of the Johns Hopkins nine-story Nelson/Harvey...read more
Mohamed A. ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T (right) with
Research could lead to blocks that use waste material and have seismic and insulating benefits....
Husqvarnas DXR140 demolition robot in action. The robot shown here is controlled by remote human operation, though other models
Building Teams across the globe are employing advanced robotics to simplify what is inherently a...read more
Entries open on February 10 for the Brick Industry Association's (BIA) ...read more
ACI 318, a structural concrete standard, will be revised. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
The Dr Chau Chak Wing Building is Frank Gehry's first project in Sydney. All images courtesy Gehry Partners LLP.
The Dr. Chau Chak Wing Building at the University of Technology, Sydney, will mark Frank Gehry's...read more
Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short & Associates and completed in 2000. It uses 51% le
When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand...read more
From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...read more
BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall syste...read more
Ten finalists are competing for $250,000 in prizes from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation...read more
The Brick Industry Association named the winners of its 2013 Brick in Architecture Awards. Here a...read more
Increasing demand for CalStar’s sustainably manufactured bricks, pavers, Thru-Wall units, and wet...read more
Photo: KSL 5 News, Utah
Construction crews are going to extremes to save the ornate brick façade of the Provo (Utah) Tabe...read more
It is hard to talk about restoration without talking about sustainability. This two-hour interact...read more
Construction on multiple projects in Guangdong Province—including the 660-m Ping'an Finance Cente...read more
2012 Brick in Architecture Winner: Ogden International School of Chicago. Photo: Ballogg Photography
The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has opened entry submissions for its 2013 Brick In Architect...read more
Integral bacteria create limestone when water infiltrates concrete, sealing microcracks.
Two researchers from Delft Technical University in Holland have developed a self-healing cement t...read more
SharePoint360 was used to manage the renovation and expansion of three community colleges.
Two innovations—program manager Gafcon’s SharePoint360 project management platform and a new BIM...read more
Lessons for the AEC industry.
The Brick Industry Association’s 2012 Brick in Architecture Awards put the spotlight on new proje...read more
Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...read more
In addition to providing a number of practical benefits such as durability and compressive strength, brick pavers can be designe
Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...read more
The design incorporates numerous sustainable initiatives and is striving for LEED certification.
The 332,000–sf design draws on the predominantly red brick character of The Christ Hospital’s exi...read more