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Facebook Data Center, Luleå, Sweden
on May 22,2014 in Feature

The demand for sophisticated facility monitoring solutions has spurred a new market segment—data center infrastructure management (DCIM)—that is...

Photo: Bidgee via Wikimedia Commons
on May 03,2014 in Feature

Money continues to be scarce, yet U.S. health systems need to invest and re-invest in their physical future. Healthcare facilities planning...

For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.)
on April 16,2014 in Feature

Building Teams must focus on a number of key decisions in order to arrive at the optimal solution: repair the windows in place, remove and...

Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst
on April 09,2014 in Feature

Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Construction consulted with technical experts from...

Photo: courtesy CBRE Healthcare
on April 02,2014 in Feature

A growing number of healthcare organizations are moving to an integrated real estate model in an effort to better manage costs, respond to...

The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
on April 02,2014 in Feature

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation tricks recommended by building enclosure experts.

28 lbs. per sf SLENDERWALL panels
on March 25,2014 in Feature

After decades of wear, the hand-laid brick envelope of the Johns Hopkins nine-story Nelson/Harvey inpatient facility began failing. SLENDERWALL...

To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
on March 20,2014 in Feature

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are among the major culprits of EIFS problems. 

Birmingham (UK) Super Hospital under construction. Photo: Oosoom via Wikimedia C
on March 19,2014 in Feature

Because healthcare projects take years to implement, developing a true north charter is essential for keeping the entire team on track and moving...

The five-story, 480,000-sf Center for Advanced Care at Froedtert & the Medical C
on March 18,2014 in Feature

Healthcare facility planning and design experts cite six factors that Building Teams need to keep in mind on their next healthcare project.