Continuing Education and Life Time Learning

April 03, 2012 | By Nicole Bowling, Associate Editor

Two new PV systems; a lighter shelf; and fire alarm/emergency communication system.

Lisa Vienckowski, a student enrolled in the Master of Engineering in Structural

Lisa Vienckowski, a student enrolled in the Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering program at Lehigh University in Beth

March 29, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate student in structural engineering deemed by the...

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According to a Ponemon Institute study, an outage can cost an organization an av

According to a Ponemon Institute study, an outage can cost an organization an average of about $5,000 per minute. Thats $300,00

March 21, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Technologies and best practices provide path for better preparation.

March 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Symposium about Texas architecture planned for April.

Today, just 24% of the respondents reported that the average space per office wo

Today, just 24% of the respondents reported that the average space per office worker is 100 sf or less; however, 40% reported th

March 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The average for all companies for square feet per worker in 2017 will be 151 sf, compared to 176...

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The CLC at Danville consists of two 7,500 sf buildingsnamed Freedom House and L

The CLC at Danville consists of two 7,500 sf buildingsnamed Freedom House and Liberty Housecontaining ten private bedrooms wit

March 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Residences at VA Danville to provide community-centered housing for military veterans.

The use of light load-bearing glass to create transparent stairs, floors, and ot

The use of light load-bearing glass to create transparent stairs, floors, and other walkable applications serves the overarching

March 01, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan, contributing editor

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...

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February 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Winning projects will be featured in the May issue of BD+C. 

January 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Odebrecht Award for sustainable development rewards future leaders in engineering and chemist...

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Dace Campbell, a 2011 BD+C 40 Under 40 winner.

Dace Campbell, a 2011 BD+C 40 Under 40 winner.

January 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's 40 Under 40 is open to AEC professionals from around the...

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Maj. Gen. Harry George Armstrong Complex at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

The 680,000-sf complex, which consists of two main buildings and ancillary facilities, represents the largest construction proje

January 04, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The academic-style facility supports education/training and research functions, and contains clas...

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New SJI Rule on Steel Joists

According to a new rule issued by the Steel Joist Institute, the proper way to hang loads from joist chords is concentrically (n

January 03, 2012 | By Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

A new rule from the Steel Joist Institute clarifies when local reinforcement of joists is require...

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AIA: New Developments in Concrete Construction

Whether its fly ash, slag, silica fume, or other supplementary cementitious materials, project teams are seeing cement substitu

January 03, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...

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SOM Burj

The firm was recognized with 10 Design Excellence Awards presented by AIA Chicago in October 2011 for projects including the Bur

December 12, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

SOM has been a leader in the research and development of specialized technologies, new processes...

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CRSI Design Awards

Award-winning projects will be showcased in a national promotional campaign that includes a recognition brochure, press releases

December 12, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The final deadline is extended until December 31st, with judging shortly thereafter at the World...

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ACE Program

The ACE Program, which encourages industry professionals and college and university representatives to work together to attract

December 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Thornton Tomasetti founding principal Charles H. Thornton responsible for launching ACE.

Gilbane Construction Co. Diversity Forum

The Forum, the first of its kind in the construction management industry, brought together presidents and chief executives from

December 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Declared a “groundbreaking” event for the industry, Gilbane’s First Annual National Partners Coun...

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Kingspan Insulated Panels Environmental Product Declaration

Information in the declaration is based on an ISO-compliant life cycle assessment and verified by a third party, in the case of

November 29, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

EPD is a standardized, internationally recognized tool for providing information on a product’s e...

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AIA finance design construction

The lack of financing especially to the design and construction sector, which accounts for $1 in $9 of U.S. Gross Domestic Produ

November 29, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Persistent financing crunch continues to plague design and construction sector.

In addition to capturing CO2 for enhanced oil recovery operations, the Boundary Dam project will also capture sulfur dioxide (SO

November 22, 2011 | By BD+C Staff, courtesy of Area Development

The government of Saskatchewan has approved construction of the Boundary Dam Integrated Carbon Ca...

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Green Matters Conference San Antonio

The Green Matters Conference, held Feb. 23-24, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas brings together leading industry experts to share up-t

November 22, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

High-interest topics will be covered in technical seminars, including infrared reflective coating...

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Centre for Interactive Research LEED Platinum CIRS

CIRS is a state-of-the-art living- lab in which researchers from leading academic institutions worldwide can conduct interacti

November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Designed to exceed LEED Platinum, the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) is...

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The extent of concrete deterioration was so severe that the balconies and walkways were completely removed and replaced with new

November 09, 2011

Originally built in 1973, the building had received several alterations over the years but the pr...

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Altra Sede Regione Lombardia is an iconic five-building,1.05-million-sf headquarters property for the Lombardy Regional Governme

November 04, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Altra Sede Regione Lombardia and Bank of Oklahoma Center both recognized.

The Pritzker Architecture Prize was established by The Hyatt Foundation in 1979 to honor annually a living architect whose built

November 03, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The tradition of moving the event to world sites of architectural significance was established to...

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More than 6,000 submissions for projects located in 146 countries entered the Holcim Awards which aims to promote sustainable re

November 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

A socio-architectural project to create regional food-gathering nodes and a logistics network in...

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The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) announced the appointment of Babette Freund to its Board of Directors.

October 25, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Freund will begin serving on the AISC board of directors, assisting with the organization's plann...

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MKK participated in the Engineer Merit Badge Day at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., on September 17, 2011.

October 25, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

MKK principal Craig Watts attended the event as a representative of the MEP (mechanical/electrica...

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the September ABI score was 46.9, following a score of 51.4 in August.

October 19, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Positive conditions seen last month were more of an aberration.

The R&D Wall Assembly Research Center and Spray Foam Application Technology Research Facility have been built to test and ev

October 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

State-of-the-art monitoring system allows researchers to collect, analyze and process th...

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