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New SJI Rule on Steel Joists
on January 03,2012 in Feature

A new rule from the Steel Joist Institute clarifies when local reinforcement of joists is required for chord loads away from panel points. SJI...

AIA: New Developments in Concrete Construction
on January 03,2012 in Feature

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online exam.

The Value of Historic Paint Investigations
on January 03,2012 in Feature

An expert conservator provides a three-step approach to determining a historic building’s “period of significance”—and how to restore its painted...

28th Annual Reconstruction Awards: Bringing Hope to Cancer Patients
on January 03,2012 in Feature

A gothic-style structure is reconstructed into comfortable, modern patient residence facility for the American Cancer Society.

Art Gensler: Still Making a Difference for Clients Every Day
on January 03,2012 in Feature

After running what is today the largest architecture firm in the world for more than four decades, M. Arthur Gensler, Jr., FAIA, FIIDA, RIBA, is...

Gensler: 'The One Firm Firm'
on January 03,2012 in Feature

The giant architecture firm succeeds by giving each of its more than 3,000 employees the opportunity for career growth and professional leadership...

Rental Renaissance, The Rebirth of the Apartment Market
on January 03,2012 in Feature

Across much of the U.S., apartment rents are rising, vacancy rates are falling. In just about every major urban area, new multifamily rental...

By the Numbers BDC December 2011
on December 21,2011 in Column

606: Height in meters of the planned $773 million Wuhan Greenland Centre, in China, being developed by Greenland Group, Shanghai.

Tyler Junior College wanted a roofing system that wouldn’t need any attention fo
on December 14,2011 in Feature

Tyler Junior College wanted a roofing system that wouldn’t need any attention for a long time.

Great Solutions BD+C December 2011
on December 10,2011 in Feature

The editors of Building Design+Construction present 10 “Great Solutions” that highlight innovative technology and products that can be used to...