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on March 12,2012 in Feature

Retrofitting our existing commercial buildings is one of the key steps to overcoming the economic and environmental challenges we face.

1,000 - Approximate number of questions in the Modern Architecture game by NEXT
on March 02,2012 in Feature

66 skyscrapers to built in China over six years; 1,000 questions in the Modern Architecture game; 21,000 new jobs. 

Geo-tagged image shows the exact spot where the photo was taken (red dot) and th
on March 01,2012 in Feature

Our expert tells how to organize construction progress photos so you don’t lose track of all the valuable information they contain.

The reconstruction of the Modern Theatre revived a city landmark. The project he
on January 31,2012 in Feature

A savvy Building Team reconstructs a Boston landmark into a multiuse masterpiece for Suffolk University. 

BIM: Not Just for New Buildings
on January 03,2012 in Feature

Ohio State University Medical Center is converting 55 Medical Center buildings from AutoCAD to BIM to improve quality and speed of decision making...

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...

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...

AIA Rainscreens BD+C DEcember 2011
on December 10,2011 in Feature

Rainscreen system installed at the west building expansion of the University of Arizona’s Meinel Optical Sciences Center in Tucson, with its...

Glass balconies BD+C December 2011
on December 10,2011 in Feature

Operable glass balcony glazing systems provide solution to increase usable space in residential and commercial structures. 

BIM Article December 2011 BD+C
on December 10,2011 in Feature

Two innovations—program manager Gafcon’s SharePoint360 project management platform and a new BIM “wall creator” add-on developed by ClarkDietrich...