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Husqvarna’s DXR140 demolition robot in action. The robot shown here is controlle
on December 28,2014 in Feature

Building Teams across the globe are employing advanced robotics to simplify what is inherently a complex, messy process—construction.

At Coastline Community College’s Newport Beach (Calif.) Campus, the Building Tea
on December 28,2014 in Feature

Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s interior designs. This course is worth 1.0...

Since trading traditional closed cubicles for an open, transparent layout, softw
on December 28,2014 in Feature

Driven by changing work styles, mobile technology, and the growing presence of Millennials, today’s workplaces are changing, mostly for the better...

Photo: aidoudi via Wikimedia Commons
on December 27,2014 in Feature

The open work environment has allowed owners to house more employees in smaller spaces, minimizing the required real estate and capital costs. But...

Photo: Justin A. Wilcox via Wikimedia Commons
on December 27,2014 in Feature

When Plaza Construction first introduced the concept of "core first" in managing the construction of a major office building, the procedure of...

On the Kunming Junfa Dongfeng Square project in Kunming City, China, architects
on November 17,2014 in Feature

By harnessing natural ventilation, Building Teams can achieve a tremendous reduction in energy use and increase in occupant comfort. Engineers...

While the exposed ceiling look is popular in today’s commercial office spaces, s
on November 10,2014 in Feature

Although architecturally appealing, exposed ceilings can create unwanted drafts and airflow problems if not engineered correctly. McGuire...

Public Safety Headquarters, Detroit. Photo: courtesy Valspar
on October 23,2014 in Feature

First constructed as an office for the Internal Revenue Service, the city's new public safety headquarters had more recently served as a temporary...

Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidd
on October 14,2014 in Feature

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS failures and how to prevent them; and EIFS and...

on October 14,2014 in Feature

This course provides step-by-step prescriptive advice to architects, engineers, and contractors on when it makes sense to repair or rehabilitate...