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Rubber floor tiles in 24x24-inch modules were water-jet cut to accommodate custo
on July 02,2014 in Feature

Rectangular tiles, digital graphic applications, the resurgence of terrazzo, and product transparency headline today’s commercial flooring trends...

Gilbane invested $60,000 to acquire its first 3D laser scanner, the FARO Focus 3
on July 01,2014 in Feature

From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are potential game changers for AEC firms that are...

ECO Modern Flats is a wellness-oriented apartment complex in Fayetteville, Ark.,
on April 11,2014 in Feature

Sustainable and wellness-related design strategies embody a strong return on investment, according to a report by the Urban Land Institute.

on December 10,2013 in Feature

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traffic in public restrooms, these ideas are...

The dance/rehearsal studio at Indiana University’s IU Cinema, an example of high
on November 27,2013 in Feature

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the environmental, economic, and market pressures affecting facility planning for universities and...

As the first multifamily project certified net-zero by the International Living
on November 08,2013 in Feature

The 10-unit zHome in Issaquah Highlands, Wash., is the nation’s first net-zero multifamily project, as certified this year by the International...

The plan for the West Valley Campus of the College of the Desert, near Palm Spri
on November 08,2013 in Feature

Architects are seeking affirmation that the complex array of programs, systems, and tools at their disposal actually do result in more sustainable...

Tom Wujec, Autodesk Fellow and Lead Facilitator for the U40 Vision Competition,
on October 18,2013 in Feature

Fifteen teams competed last week in the first annual Vision U40 Competition at BD+C's Under 40 Leadership Summit in San Francisco....

on September 19,2013 in Feature

Renowned green building author, Jerry Yudelson, offers five valuable lessons for designers, contractors, and building owners, based on a study of...

on May 14,2013 in Feature

When it comes to durability, a 50-year building design ideally should include 50-year coatings. Many building products consume substantial amounts...