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Photo: Dorma
on March 12,2014 in Feature

From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C editors present a collection of door and door...

Caterpillar’s Cat B15 rugged smartphone
on March 10,2014 in Feature

The B15 is billed by Cat as “the most progressive, durable and rugged device available on the market today.” 

Photo: iBackFlip Somersault
on March 10,2014 in Feature

BD+C readers share their most trusted smartphone and tablet cases. The editors select some of their faves, too. 

Image courtesy Hoffmann Architects
on March 04,2014 in Feature

Design experts from Hoffmann Architects offer a brief history of exterior insulation and finish systems in the U.S.

This CFD model depicts thermal stratification within a conference room to assess
on February 27,2014 in Feature

From right-sizing mechanical systems to understanding the impact of design alternatives, CFD offers a host of benefits for the Building Team....

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...

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...

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.