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July 17,2014

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor insulation.

July 11,2014

Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks system.

April 19,2013

Construction crews are going to extremes to save the ornate brick façade of the Provo (Utah) Tabernacle temple, which was ravaged by a fire in...

2012 Brick in Architecture Winner: Ogden International School of Chicago. Photo:
February 28,2013

The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has opened entry submissions for its 2013 Brick In Architecture Awards—with a new Renovation/Restoration...

Integral bacteria make limestone when water infiltrates concrete, sealing cracks
February 22,2013

Two researchers from Delft Technical University in Holland have developed a self-healing cement that can stop microcracks from forming in concrete...

Oldcastle Architectural to exhibit at World of Concrete
January 28,2013

Oldcastle Architectural, the largest producer of concrete masonry products in North America, will be in full force at the 2013 World of Concrete...

October 25,2011

The primary market for the Intact Structural Frame is light commercial buildings that are typically designed with concrete masonry walls, steel...

August 11,2010
AEC firms are hotbeds of invention and innovation to meet client needs in today's highly competitive environment. The editors of Building Design+...