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A firefighter uses the voice capabilities of a fire alarm panel (in this case, a
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To date, $5.2 billion worth of live projects have used MySmartPlans, including m
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As building projects have grown in scope and complexity, so, too, has the task of document management. A new online tool is helping Building Teams...

HMC volunteers install planters in a vertical garden wall at the Second Harvest
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HMC employees give back to their communities through toy drives and fundraising efforts like CANstruction, which benefits local food banks.

Four HMC professionals who were recently promoted to Associate talk about their
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Architecture firm take a multifaceted approach to professional development.

A Cal Poly Pomona student helps children at Santa Monica’s McKinley Elementary S
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Founded in 2009 with an initial endowment of $1.9 million, HMC’s nonprofit Designing Futures Foundation (DFF) has donated about $230,000 in its...

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The American Institute of Architects has issued its triennial Survey Report of Firm Characteristics, “The Business of Architecture,” which...

The facility combines a specialized therapy room or “vault” to house the TomoThe
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By using modular construction and strategic site design, RAD Medical Systems built the first radiation center to receive LEED certification.

During the construction of Mountaineer Hall, 129 modules were set and sealed in
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By using modular construction, the university was able to open a dorm a full year earlier than a similar dorm built at the same time with...

USDA officials want their headquarters to be “a model facility for others wishin
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After installing 20 high-speed, energy-efficient hand dryers in restrooms throughout the USDA headquarters; the USDA reports seeing an immediate...

An automatic revolving door (DORMA 1000-A Series) installed at Detroit’s Greekto
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In the MasterFormat section 08 30 00, Specialty Doors and Frames, a number of door types are listed for special functions, access locations,...