Latest

Latest in Building Materials

on February 27,2014 in Feature

Glass is heat-treated for two reasons: the first is to increase its strength to resist external stresses such as wind and snow loads, or thermal...

on February 24,2014 in Feature

This white paper from Benjamin Moore provides an overview of the properties of color and light, along with practical guidance on how the...

Photo: Structurlam
on February 20,2014 in Feature

A CLT expert clears up several common misconceptions and myths surrounding the use of wood as a building material.

RMIT University's Design Hub, Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Neal Jennings
on February 14,2014 in Feature

In this special five-part report, Building Design+Construction explores how Building Teams throughout the world are utilizing...

on January 07,2014 in Feature

BD+C editors offer a roundup of new products and case studies that represent the latest breakthroughs in concrete technology.

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...

The dance/rehearsal studio at Indiana University’s IU Cinema, an example of high
on November 27,2013 in Feature

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the environmental, economic, and market pressures affecting facility planning for universities and...

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,...