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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...

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...

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. 

on November 08,2011 in Feature

Originally built in 1973, the building had received several alterations over the years but the progressive deterioration caused by the harsh salt...

on October 14,2011 in Feature

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

The new outer envelope of the A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building serves as a therm
on October 12,2011 in Feature

An aged federal building gets wrapped in a new double wall glass skin.

on August 23,2011 in Feature

Pass this exam and earn 1.0 AIA/CES Discovery learning units. You must go to ...

on April 12,2011 in Feature

Single-skin metal panels, metal composite panels, and insulated metal panels can add both aesthetic and functional value to your projects, if you...