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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...

on September 20,2013 in Feature

Aside from the roof membrane itself, the perimeter roof edge is the most critical component of the roofing system. As such, it warrants more...

on September 15,2013 in Feature

This course will review the cause and effects of moisture intrusion and explain how fiber cement panels can be used as a rain screen to reduce...

on September 09,2013 in Feature

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com.