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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: Structurlam
on February 20,2014 in Feature

A CLT expert clears up several common misconceptions and myths surrounding the use of wood as a building material.

Mohamed A. ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environ
on February 14,2014 in Feature

Research could lead to blocks that use waste material and have seismic and insulating benefits.

Toronto firm Kiosk Solar has used camera-laden flying drones to survey rooftops
on February 13,2014 in Feature

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

on January 07,2014 in Feature

BD+C editors offer a roundup of new products and case studies that represent the latest breakthroughs in concrete technology.

on December 10,2013 in Feature

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traffic in public restrooms, these ideas are...

The Furniture Row retail center in Charlotte, N.C., provides a single destinatio
on November 20,2013 in Feature

The Furniture Row retail center in Charlotte, N.C., incorporates four specialty stores in a distinctive, efficient structure. 

on November 06,2013 in Feature

This BDCuniversity.com course provides a thorough introduction to the design, cost and performance advantages of steel castellated and cellular...

The luminous ceilings at the landmark Manufacturers Hanover Trust building in Ne
on October 09,2013 in Feature

More than 50 years after SOM completed the Manufacturers Hanover Trust building, the firm is asked to restore and modernize the space.

on October 07,2013 in Feature

This three-part course takes a building owner’s perspective on the range of cost and performance improvements that are possible when using a more...