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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...

For the west façade of the 77,000-sf Farm Credit Services of America Corporate O
on July 07,2014 in Feature

From wild architectural shapes to unique color blends and pattern arrangements, these projects demonstrate the design possibilities of brick....

28 lbs. per sf SLENDERWALL panels
on March 25,2014 in Feature

After decades of wear, the hand-laid brick envelope of the Johns Hopkins nine-story Nelson/Harvey inpatient facility began failing. SLENDERWALL...

Mohamed A. ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environ
on February 14,2014 in Feature

Research could lead to blocks that use waste material and have seismic and insulating benefits.

Coventry University’s Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &
on January 11,2014 in Feature

When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand first. This AIA course covers brick masonry's...

on December 10,2013 in Feature

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traffic in public restrooms, these ideas are...

on November 27,2013 in Feature

BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall systems, from a tapered metal wall installation in...

on May 14,2013 in Feature (Web Exclusive)

Increasing demand for CalStar’s sustainably manufactured bricks, pavers, Thru-Wall units, and wet cast products brings 17 new jobs to Racine area...