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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
on March 27,2013 in Feature

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zero—and possibly net-positive—energy performance...

Enermodal staff at the firm’s annual employee conference (opposite) and Enermoda
on March 21,2013 in Feature

At Enermodal Engineering, there’s only one kind of building—a sustainable one.

on March 20,2013 in Feature

Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at California’s West Valley College were replaced with aluminum-framed, thermally broken windows...

The South Mountain Community Library, a joint venture of Maricopa Community Coll
on March 14,2013 in Feature

The nation’s thousand-plus community college districts can be a steady source of income for your Building Team—provided you appreciate the special...

on March 13,2013 in Feature

From folding façades to colorful LED displays, these fantastical projects show off the architectural possibilities of wire mesh and perforated...

BD+C's 2011 White Paper: Zero and Net-Zero Energy Buildings + Homes
on February 21,2013 in Feature

We submit our eighth White Paper on Sustainability in the hope that it will inspire architects, engineers, contractors, building owners,...

In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can hav
on February 21,2013 in Feature

In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can have a positive role in addressing climate change.

5 radical trends in outpatient facility design
on February 14,2013 in Feature

Building Design+Construction combed the healthcare design and construction sector to evaluate the latest developments in outpatient facility...

5 factors to consider when designing a shade system
on February 08,2013 in Feature

Designing a shade system is more complex than picking out basic white venetian blinds. Here are five elements to consider when designing an...

Workers at Southland Industries’ 80,000-sf prefabrication plant in Garden Grove,
on February 03,2013 in Feature

A mechanical contractor combines an electronic surveying tool with a BIM model to make significant productivity gains in a large-scale hospital...