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on May 08,2013 in Feature

In many cases, curtain wall failures are caused by fairly simple errors that occur during the fabrication and installation process. This...

The design and construction of the hospital’s 42-foot-high, 60,000-sf mechanical
on May 01,2013 in Feature

The Building Team for the 23-story Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago implements an integrated BIM/VDC workflow to execute a complex vertical...

on April 16,2013 in Feature

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these projects benefited from IMP technology.

Jared Krieger (right) conducts a project coordination meeting with two of his Ge
on April 05,2013 in Feature

Gensler's Jared Krieger offers important tips and advice for managing complex BIM/VDC-driven projects.

Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
on March 27,2013 in Feature

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zero—and possibly net-positive—energy performance...

on March 20,2013 in Feature

Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at California’s West Valley College were replaced with aluminum-framed, thermally broken windows...

on March 13,2013 in Feature

New elevator technology enables Detroit’s Cobo Center to replace its escalators without disruption to its convention business.

BD+C's 2011 White Paper: Zero and Net-Zero Energy Buildings + Homes
on February 21,2013 in Feature

We submit our eighth White Paper on Sustainability in the hope that it will inspire architects, engineers, contractors, building owners,...

5 factors to consider when designing a shade system
on February 08,2013 in Feature

Designing a shade system is more complex than picking out basic white venetian blinds. Here are five elements to consider when designing an...

Workers at Southland Industries’ 80,000-sf prefabrication plant in Garden Grove,
on February 03,2013 in Feature

A mechanical contractor combines an electronic surveying tool with a BIM model to make significant productivity gains in a large-scale hospital...