Valor Christian High School is the first private school in Colorado to earn Gold certification through the USGBC's LEED rating system. Wausau Window and Wall Systems...
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Developed for designers and engineers, "Blast Resistant Design Guide for Reinforced Concrete Structures" provides a practical treatment of the design of cast-in-place...
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Construction employment declined in all but 19 communities nationwide this June as compared to June-2008, according to a new analysis of metropolitan-area employment data...
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K-12 Schools

Many of the principles and concepts described in our Special Report on K-12 security also apply to other building types and markets.
Collin County Sheriff Deputy George White checks a hallway in one of Anna (Texas
From facial recognition cameras to IP-based door hardware, here are key technology-related considerations you should discuss with your school district clients.
Illustration: Tom Rybarczyk
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 prevent, or at least mitigate, a Sandy Hook on their...
Slowed by the recession—and often by protracted negotiations—some big redevelopment plans are now moving ahead. Here’s a sampling of nine major mixed-use projects throughout the country. 
Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green building mega-trends identified by industry consultant Jerry Yudelson.
The Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving, Texas, was named a winner of USGBC's annual award, along with nine other schools, individuals and communities working toward the common goal of healthy...
Smart classrooms, DNA-based medical care, and wired cities are among the technology-related innovations identified by IBM researchers for the company's 5 in 5 report. 
From a dual fire-CO detector to an aspiration-sensing fire alarm, BD+C editors present a roundup of new fire and life safety products and technologies. 
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 noteworthy for creative problem-solving. Here are some of the...
BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall systems, from a tapered metal wall installation in Oklahoma to a textured precast concrete solution in...