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on February 27,2014 in Feature

Glass is heat-treated for two reasons: the first is to increase its strength to resist external stresses such as wind and snow loads, or thermal...

on February 24,2014 in Feature

This white paper from Benjamin Moore provides practical guidance for building and sustaining an effective online presence, with the ultimate goal...

on February 24,2014 in Feature

This white paper from Benjamin Moore provides an overview of the properties of color and light, along with practical guidance on how the...

Rendering: Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES)
on February 21,2014 in Feature

This course, worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW, explores how to increase project value through energy modeling, as well as how to conduct quick payback and net...

Photo: Structurlam
on February 20,2014 in Feature

A CLT expert clears up several common misconceptions and myths surrounding the use of wood as a building material.

Mohamed A. ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environ
on February 14,2014 in Feature

Research could lead to blocks that use waste material and have seismic and insulating benefits.

RMIT University's Design Hub, Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Neal Jennings
on February 14,2014 in Feature

In this special five-part report, Building Design+Construction explores how Building Teams throughout the world are utilizing...

Toronto firm Kiosk Solar has used camera-laden flying drones to survey rooftops
on February 13,2014 in Feature

Building Teams across the globe are employing advanced robotics to simplify what is inherently a complex, messy process—construction.

Sasaki Associates used detailed network visualizations like this traffic flow pa
on February 11,2014 in Feature

There are literally hundreds of applications for deep analytics in planning and design projects, not to mention the many benefits for construction...

The Fashion Outlets of Chicago, designed by RTKL and KA, combine high-end and mi
on February 11,2014 in Feature

Generic ‘boxes’ and indifferent service won’t cut it with today’s savvy shoppers. Retailers are seeking a technology-rich-but-handmade vibe, plus...