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Gilbane invested $60,000 to acquire its first 3D laser scanner, the FARO Focus 3
on July 01,2014 in Feature

From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are potential game changers for AEC firms that are...

Having the correct model views loaded and visibility settings adjusted prior to
on July 01,2014 in Feature

Process mapping, split models, and streamlined coordination meetings are among the timesaving techniques AEC firms are employing to improve BIM/...

on May 22,2014 in Feature

Data center design specialist SPARCH creates a modular scheme for solutions provider Digital Realty.

Set to open next month, the $75 million, 215,000-sf Kamloops Internet Data Centr
on May 22,2014 in Feature

Building Teams are employing a range of creative solutions—from evaporative cooling to novel hot/cold-aisle configurations to heat recovery...

Sasaki's MyCampus interactive mapping program
on April 23,2014 in Feature

Advanced methods of data collection, applied both prior to design and after opening, are bringing a new focus to the entire planning process.

on April 23,2014 in Feature

For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, Ill., the design team specified SuperLite II-XL 60...

Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst
on April 09,2014 in Feature

Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Construction consulted with technical experts from...

The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
on April 02,2014 in Feature

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation tricks recommended by building enclosure experts.

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. 

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...