Halsey Taylor’s Hydroboost filling station gives schools, colleges, hospitals, and public buildings an eco-friendly way to provide cold filtered water and reduce the...
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 15:14
A SmartPlate water-to-water SP33 heater and 200-gallon boiler-side buffer tank from AERCO International saved the Chelmsford (Mass.) High School more than $5,000 a year in...
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 14:17
ACH Foam Technologies' R-Control Structural Insulated Panels were specified to frame unique architectural features on roof sections of Severance (Colo.) Middle School,...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 16:07
The global construction, engineering and infrastructure industry saw a significant decline in fraud activity with companies losing an average of $6.4 million over the last...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:39
Adopting simple, common-sense measures and proper maintenance protocols can help mitigate the spread of influenza in buildings. In addition, there are system upgrades that...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 15:45

K-12 Schools

Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst
Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Construction consulted with technical experts from the Steel Deck Institute and the deck manufacturing...
The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation tricks recommended by building enclosure experts.
Seabury Hall Creative Arts Center, a prep-school performing arts center on Maui in Hawaii, received the United States Institute for Theatre Technology's (USITT) highest architecture award—the Honor...
Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainable design techniques profiled by Callison on its new website, Matrix.Callison.com. 
To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are among the major culprits of EIFS problems. 
Photo: Vmenkov via Wikimedia Commons
China's goal, according to Koolhaas, is to de-incentivize migration into already overcrowded cities. 
Photo: Dorma
From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C editors present a collection of door and door hardware innovations. 
Photos courtesy Blackney Hayes Architects
The project features nontraditional classrooms for collaborative learning, an arts and music wing, and a technologically sophisticated global resource center.
The centerpiece of the school is the 11-story Lakeside building, which was built
Formerly occupied by IBM, the 11-story Lakeside building is the new home for North Atlanta High School.
A new white paper from Star Building Systems outlines the benefits of metal buildings for public and private school building projects.