The Heights & Areas Calculator, developed by the International Code Council, the American Wood Council, and WoodWorks, is based on provisions in the 2006 to 2015 editions of the International Building Code.
A free app that calculates the maximum allowable heights and areas for buildings of various occup...read more
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American Concrete Institute offers guidance on assessment, repair, rehab of existing concrete str...read more
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ABC members increased training spending 45% from 2013, according to a new report.
Shear cracks riddle the exterior wall of this urban parking structure. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects
We may think of the building envelope as an inanimate object, but in reality its components can b...read more
The challenge was to mirror the style of a historic place of worship while using modern technolog...read more
Courtesy Penn Medicine
The pour created the foundation for the Foster + Partners-designed Pavilion on Penn Medicine’s Ca...read more
Not only has the concrete stood the test of time, but it has actually become stronger.
With brownsites, the real trouble lies in the unseen: namely the hazardous substances, pollutants...read more
Rendering courtesy C.F. Møller
C.F. Møller’s design was selected as the winner of a competition organized by Riksbyggen in Väste...read more
Photo courtesy Bart van Hoek, Attika Architekten.
The emoji building is part of a larger mixed-use development built around a 150-year-old oak tree...
The concrete contains unique colors, aggregates, and textures.
Fabcon Precast worked with Hy-Vee to create a custom finish to help differentiate the stores and create a more premium feel to the stores.
Fabcon has worked closely with Hy-Vee’s architects and designers to produce a custom finish for t...read more
Research provides evidence that schools throughout North America are moving toward greener and he...read more
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The American Institute of Steel Construction contends that the steel industry is a “world leader”...read more
Photo Credit: Douglas Levere, University at Buffalo.
The project is currently under development by a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Buffalo....
LA Fitness is just one of Fabcon’s repeat customers.
It’s difficult for other construction methods to match Fabcon’s speed, especially when weather is...read more
The high energy-consuming material can be made more sustainably.
The campaign asserts that not enough is known about CLT in construction
Photo: Torre Reforma/Arup
Double-V hangers and irregularly spaced gaps allow the structure to bend.
The 3D concrete printing industry is expected to more than double in size within the next five ye...read more
Shotcrete. Photo: Raimond Spekking/Wikimedia Commons.
Includes information on application procedures, testing.
Photo: Washington State Dept of Transportation/Creative Commons.
New curing monitoring techniques included.
Photo: BEV Norton/Creative Commons
Bones and sea sponges are highly organized at the molecular level, while concrete consists of ran...read more
Rendering © Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
The hat truss-supported office tower was topped off in January, rising 25 stories above the Salt...read more
Photo: Scott Schrage, University Communications/University of Nebraska
The de-icing concrete uses an electrical current to generate heat to keep roads safer during wint...read more
Photo Credit: © Amalgamma
The team's Fossilized project allows for structures that are more varied and volumetric than othe...read more
Photo: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger and CW Keller use 3D modeling and CNC machining to advance concrete...read more