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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...

For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High Scho
on April 30,2013 in Feature

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-compliant glazing product for every fire-rated...

on April 10,2013 in Feature

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getting into.

on April 02,2013 in Feature

If you do hotels, schools, student unions, office buildings, performing arts centers, transportation facilities, or any structure with a lobby,...

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...

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 radical trends in outpatient facility design
on February 14,2013 in Feature

Building Design+Construction combed the healthcare design and construction sector to evaluate the latest developments in outpatient facility...

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...

Building Teams should help owners explore the length of payback period versus be
on March 01,2012 in Feature

Lighting experts offer Building Team members critical information to consider before upgrading lighting systems to LEDs.