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Construction contractor confidence surges into 2020, says ABC

More than 50% of contractors expect their profit margins to increase over the next six months. Photo by Quintin Gellar from Pexels

  

January 23, 2020 | Associated Builders and Contractors

Confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders increased in November 2019 with respect to sa...

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Wellness in construction

The prevalence of overweight employees within the construction industry is significantly higher than the general adult population. This has obvious health implications, but also business implications. Photo courtesy Structure Tone

   

January 20, 2020 | Stephanie Timm, PhD, Senior Director, Delos, and Jennifer Taranto, Director of Sustainability, Structure Tone

New research on wellness in the construction sector highlights interventions that could be effect...

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How the new EC3 tool raises the bar on collective action

The Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator helps building teams evaluate a project’s overall embodied carbon emissions during design and procurement decision making.

   

January 10, 2020 | Donald Davies, President, Magnusson Klemencic Associates

Nearly 50 AEC industry organizations partnered to develop the groundbreaking Embodied Carbon in C...

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January 09, 2020 | AIA

The 2020 Regional & Urban Design program recognizes the best in urban design, regional and ci...

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TitletownTech, in Green Bay, Wis., is part of a 45-acre mixed-use district, whose second phase got underway last summer. Images: (c) 2019 by SGA and Ari Burling Photography

January 09, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The goal is to nurture startups aligned with local industries.

Maximize Energy Efficiency in Class A Office Buildings With Modern Building Systems
| January 06, 2020 | Powered by Mitsubishi Electric

Energy-efficient building design starts with the building envelope, but the building systems have...

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5 most popular Life of an Architect podcast episodes of 2019

Photo courtesy Michael Hsu Office of Architecture

    

January 06, 2020 | BD+C Staff

Architects Bob Borson, FAIA, and Andrew Hawkins, AIA, LEED AP, produced 25 episodes of the Life o...

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One of PDA’s recent projects was the design of Vibra Healthcare’s 56,000-sf rehabilitation hospital in Rancho Mirage, Calif., which features upscale hospitality in its 50 deluxe rooms. Images: HED 

January 06, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Puchlik Design Associates, its new addition, specializes in healthcare design.

5 reasons to enter the $20,000 Forge Prize
January 03, 2020 | BD+C Staff

Calling all emerging architects. Don’t miss out on your chance to enter the $20,000 Forge Prize....

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Pepper Construction Group CEO J. David Pepper, 59, passes away

David Pepper led Pepper Construction from 2003.

    

December 30, 2019 | Pepper Construction

Pepper was a long-time leader of one of the largest Midwest general contractors who lived his lif...

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Top 65 Sports Facilities Engineering Firms for 2019

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December 23, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Walter P Moore, Kimley-Horn, ME Engineers, Thornton Tomasetti, and EXP head the rankings of the n...

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Top 90 Sports Facilities Architecture Firms for 2019

Fusion Arena, Philadelphia. Rendering courtesy Populous

   

December 23, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Populous, HKS, HOK, Gensler, and HNTB top the rankings of the nation's largest sports facilities...

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Top Window and Door Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Pella’s Rolscreen retractable screen and NanaWall’s HSW single-track sliding glass wall are among...

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Top Structural Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Inpro’s Fireline 140 fire barrier and Owens Corning’s Foamglas cellular glass insulation are amon...

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101 Top Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...

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Top Plumbing Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Sloan's CX Flushometer and Zip Water's HydroTap are among the eight plumbing products to make ...

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Top Interior Building Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Arktura's Delta Drop ceiling and CertainTeed's Decoustics Rondolo wood panels are among the 13 ne...

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Top Glass and Glazing Products for 2019 101 Top Products Building Design+Construction
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

SageGlass's Harmony dynamic glass and Vitro Architectural Glass's Acuity low-iron glass are among...

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Top Flooring Products for 2019 101 Top Products Interface Look Both Ways collection
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Tarkett’s aviation-inspired flooring collection and J+J Flooring’s textile composite flooring are...

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Top Building Systems Products for 2019 Flos Architectural 101 Top Products report
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

FabricAir’s ceiling-hung fabric duct and Ellumi Lighting’s bacteria-killing lights are among the...

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Kim Cowman, LEO A DALY's first National Director of Engineering, has extensive experience managing healthcare projects. Photo: Courtesy of LEO A DALY

December 16, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Kim Cowman, who has been with the firm 17 years, is a proponent of integrated project design and...

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Sto StoColor Dryonic, 101 Top Products for 2019
December 12, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier a...

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Calling all emerging architects: Enter to win the $20,000 Forge Prize

Jin Young Song, AIA, Assistant Professor at University at Buffalo, and Founder of DIOINNO Architecture PLLC, demonstrates his SIMS (Snap-Interlock Module System) design concept, which took the $20,000 Grand Prize in the 2019 Forge Prize competition. Photo courtesy AISC

    

December 10, 2019 | BD+C Staff

This annual steel design competition will recognize three Finalists ($10,000 each) and one Grand...

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Jonathan Moody (left), newly named CEO of Moody Nolan, with his father, Curt Moody, founder of the firm.

December 09, 2019 |

New four-member Executive Team also named.

December 09, 2019 | Steve Kenat, GBBN

The following case studies illustrate some of the ways we’ve helped our clients navigate differen...

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Koloa Landing, Hawaii. One of Layton Construction's signature projects.

December 09, 2019 |

Merger will expand both firms’ geographic reach and services.

WSP created a VR model with all the sensor data displayed as real time information that’s visible through VR goggles. Image: WSP USA

WSP created a VR model with all the sensor data displayed as real time information that’s visible through VR goggles. Image: WSP USA

   

December 04, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

AEC firms are finally putting to use project information they’ve been storing in their computers...

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 What building owners and AEC teams need to know about New York’s Climate Mobilization Act

Photo: Hoffmann Architects

  

December 02, 2019 | Alison B. Hoffmann, Hoffmann Architects, Inc.

On April 18, 2019, the New York City Council passed the Climate Mobilization Act, a suite of laws...

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November 26, 2019 |

This union creates a national architecture firm with enhanced design capabilities and expertise....

November 12, 2019 | Autodesk

Construction technology provider and national trade organization launch grant program to help add...

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