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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...

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...

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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...

Collin County Sheriff Deputy George White checks a hallway in one of Anna (Texas
on January 09,2014 in Feature

From facial recognition cameras to IP-based door hardware, here are key technology-related considerations you should discuss with your school...

Illustration: Tom Rybarczyk
on January 09,2014 in Feature

Our experts say no, but it could save lives. In this report, they offer recommendations on security design you can bring to your K-12 clients to...

on September 09,2013 in Feature

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com. 

Fire-rated glass doubles, providing visibility
on July 23,2013 in Feature

Design team turns to fire-rated glazing for interior doors to give access to natural light, patient privacy and clear wayfinding throughout the...

on April 30,2013 in Feature

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-compliant glazing product for every fire-rated...

Great Solutions BD+C December 2011
on December 10,2011 in Feature

The editors of Building Design+Construction present 10 “Great Solutions” that highlight innovative technology and products that can be used to...

on May 18,2011 in Product Review
The Norton SafeZone Intelligent Door Closer increases safety by ensuring the door stays open whenever movement is detected.