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on April 23,2014 in Feature

For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, Ill., the design team specified SuperLite II-XL 60...

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...

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.

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. 

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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...

on January 28,2014 in Feature

A new white paper from Star Building Systems outlines the benefits of metal buildings for public and private school building projects.

on January 13,2014 in Feature

An exclusive survey reveals that Building Teams are doing their part to make the nation’s schools safer in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook tragedy...

Coventry University’s Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &
on January 11,2014 in Feature

When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand first. This AIA course covers brick masonry's...

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on January 10,2014 in Feature

BD+C's exclusive five-part report on K-12 school security offers proven design advice, technology recommendations, and thoughtful...