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on March 04,2014 in Feature

Design experts from Hoffmann Architects offer a brief history of exterior insulation and finish systems in the U.S.

on February 19,2014 in Feature

This AIA/CES class offers insight in areas including policies and codes surrounding insulated metal panels, contributions from LEED and tax...

Toronto firm Kiosk Solar has used camera-laden flying drones to survey rooftops
on February 13,2014 in Feature

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

on January 28,2014 in Feature

A new white paper from Star Building Systems outlines the benefits of metal buildings for public and private school building projects.

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...

Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control
on November 12,2013 in Feature

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

on October 15,2013 in Feature

Architects and fenestration experts are looking for windows and doors for their projects that emphasize speed to the project site, a fair price,...

on October 07,2013 in Feature

The Hallidie Building's glass-and-steel skin is generally recognized as the forerunner of today’s curtain wall facilities. 

on September 23,2013 in Feature

When tasked with the design and development of a newly constructed Gateway Rehabilitation Center, architects at Rothschild Doyno Collaborative...