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All photos: courtesy Valspar
on September 02,2014 in Feature

The building’s custom-fabricated wall panels look like copper, but are actually flat metal sheets coated with Valspar’s signature Fluropon Copper...

Gilbane invested $60,000 to acquire its first 3D laser scanner, the FARO Focus 3
on July 01,2014 in Feature

From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are potential game changers for AEC firms that are...

Set to open next month, the $75 million, 215,000-sf Kamloops Internet Data Centr
on May 22,2014 in Feature

Building Teams are employing a range of creative solutions—from evaporative cooling to novel hot/cold-aisle configurations to heat recovery...

Facebook Data Center, Luleå, Sweden
on May 22,2014 in Feature

The demand for sophisticated facility monitoring solutions has spurred a new market segment—data center infrastructure management (DCIM)—that is...

on May 15,2014 in Feature

Color-shifting finishes, dry-erase surfaces, and stain-blocking paints are highlighted in this round up of new offerings in paints, coatings,...

ECO Modern Flats is a wellness-oriented apartment complex in Fayetteville, Ark.,
on April 11,2014 in Feature

Sustainable and wellness-related design strategies embody a strong return on investment, according to a report by the Urban Land Institute.

Rendering: Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES)
on February 21,2014 in Feature

This course, worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW, explores how to increase project value through energy modeling, as well as how to conduct quick payback and net...

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.

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...

on January 07,2014 in Feature

Slowed by the recession—and often by protracted negotiations—some big redevelopment plans are now moving ahead. Here’s a sampling of nine major...