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Greenbuild attendees share their thoughts with BD+C on the SAGE modular classroom.

The classroom’s exterior cladding consisted of fiber cement boards of varying co
on December 09,2012 in Feature

SAGE modular classroom opens eyes, minds at Greenbuild 2012.

This free-form floating ceiling uses aluminum to add drama to healthcare think t
on December 09,2012 in Feature

Welcome to the third installment of Building Design+Construction’s “Great Solutions,” highlighting 14 innovative technologies and...

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Who’s the most important person in your firm? The biggest stockholder? The tree-shaker who brings in the biggest contracts? The top designer,...

on December 07,2012 in Feature

Designers of the Kaohsiung World Games Main Stadium in Gaoxiong, Taiwan, powered by almost 9,000 rooftop solar panels, required an effective panel...

Don’t touch the ivy—it’s historic! The U40 Leadership Summit participants assemb
on November 11,2012 in Feature

More than 70 young—that is, under age 40—architects, engineers, and construction professionals descended on Chicago in early October with one...

Workers repair a failed glass curtain wall. “As glazed curtain walls age, many o
on November 11,2012 in Feature

Preventing and treating failure in glazed curtain wall systems. Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully...

A ceiling-high stone fireplace framed by rustic wooden logs was created by artis
on November 11,2012 in Feature

Hotel boom signals good news for greener lodging facilities

The 15,000-sf 911 facility in Morris, Ill., designed and built by Wight & Co. fo
on November 11,2012 in Feature

Public sector remains a bastion of sustainability

The Edwin and Nancy Van Brunt Central Energy Plant, which powers the entire 34-a
on November 11,2012 in Feature

Green medical facilities extend beyond hospital walls