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Design architect GWWO selected Valspar’s Blue Pearl II color-changing paint to c
on March 21,2014 in Feature

Linetec finishes Firestone’s UNA-CLAD panels, achieving a one-of-a-kind, dynamic appearance with the first use of Valspar’s new Kameleon Color

To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
on March 20,2014 in Feature

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are among the major culprits of EIFS problems. 

Birmingham (UK) Super Hospital under construction. Photo: Oosoom via Wikimedia C
on March 19,2014 in Feature

Because healthcare projects take years to implement, developing a true north charter is essential for keeping the entire team on track and moving...

The five-story, 480,000-sf Center for Advanced Care at Froedtert & the Medical C
on March 18,2014 in Feature

Healthcare facility planning and design experts cite six factors that Building Teams need to keep in mind on their next healthcare project.

Alfond Center for Health, in Augusta, Maine, was fulfilled through a three-party
on March 18,2014 in Feature

Cutthroat competition and the vagaries of the Affordable Healthcare Act are making capital planning a more daunting task than ever. Our experts...

Photo: Dorma
on March 12,2014 in Feature

From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C editors present a collection of door and door...

Completed in 2012, a 2,100-sf custom metal building serves as a maintenance and
on March 10,2014 in Feature

Bastoni Vineyards replaces a wooden barn with an efficient metal building used for maintenance, storage, and hosting events.

Caterpillar’s Cat B15 rugged smartphone
on March 10,2014 in Feature

The B15 is billed by Cat as “the most progressive, durable and rugged device available on the market today.” 

Photo: iBackFlip Somersault
on March 10,2014 in Feature

BD+C readers share their most trusted smartphone and tablet cases. The editors select some of their faves, too. 

Image courtesy Hoffmann Architects
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.