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on July 17,2014

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor insulation.

on February 05,2014

Entries open on February 10 for the Brick Industry Association's (BIA) Brick in Architecture Awards. Celebrating its silver anniversary, BIA's annual honors spotlight outstanding, innovative and sustainable architecture that incorporates clay brick products as the predominant exterior building or paving material. 

ACI 318, a structural concrete standard, will be revised. Photo: Wikimedia Commo
on January 24,2014

The American Concrete Institute (ACI), an organization whose mission is to develop and disseminate consensus-based knowledge on concrete and its uses, is finalizing a completely reorganized ACI 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete.

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Photo courtesy Museum of Modern Art
on December 29,2014 in Feature

Ecovative Design applies its cradle-to-cradle process to produce 10,000 organic bricks used to build a three-tower structure in Long Island City,...

Husqvarna’s DXR140 demolition robot in action. The robot shown here is controlle
on December 28,2014 in Feature

Building Teams across the globe are employing advanced robotics to simplify what is inherently a complex, messy process—construction.

Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control
on December 28,2014 in Feature

Building envelope expert Bradley Carmichael of Hoffmann Architects explains how rainscreen wall systems work and evaluates the effectiveness of...