Curtain Wall

Uptown Bay City transforms a former industrial crane-manufacturing site into vib

Uptown Bay City transforms a former industrial crane-manufacturing site into vibrant mixed-use riverfront community.

December 30, 2014 | Dow Corning

When developers of Uptown Bay City (Bay City, Mich.) began transforming the former industrial sit...

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July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...

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The panels have rectangular dimensions, with shades of red and gray to mirror th

The panels have rectangular dimensions, with shades of red and gray to mirror the colors of the brick and concrete on nearby his

June 04, 2014 | Nichiha Sponsored Content

The design team for the Third North apartment complex specified Nichiha’s Illumination Series arc...

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May 20, 2014 | Arup

The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consu...

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The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C

The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C., has turned the national award-winning buildin

April 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation trick...

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March 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 58-story DC Tower 1 is the first of two high-rises designed by Dominique Perrault Architectur...

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Husqvarnas DXR140 demolition robot in action. The robot shown here is controlle

Husqvarnas DXR140 demolition robot in action. The robot shown here is controlled by remote human operation, though other models

February 14, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

Building Teams across the globe are employing advanced robotics to simplify what is inherently a...

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All images  Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun

All images Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun.

January 23, 2014 | Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior des...

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Zahner ShopFloor Engineer Craig Long demonstrates one of the ShopFloor design to

Zahner ShopFloor Engineer Craig Long demonstrates one of the ShopFloor design tools. Photo A. Zahner Company

January 14, 2014 | Zahner

The web-based tool uses the company's factory floor like "a massive rapid prototype machine,” all...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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November 20, 2013 | BuildingGreen, Inc.
Assa Abloy's power-over-ethernet access-control locks and Schüco's retrofit façade system are a...
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October 07, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

The Hallidie Building's glass-and-steel skin is generally recognized as the forerunner of today’s...

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Electrochromic glass, like this product from Sage, alters its transmittance characteristics when an electrical current is applied, through the use of a specialized lamination that essentially integrates shading into the glazing unit.

September 19, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Phase-change materials, electrochromic glass, and building-integrated PVs are among the breakthro...

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September 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 1,476-foot-tall structure will showcase Korean cloaking technology that utilizes an LED façad...

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September 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Dubbed BIQ house, the building features a bright green façade consisting of hollow glass panels f...

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August 22, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

This course discuses the latest technological advances in glazing, which make possible ever more...

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The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component

The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component that was created specifically for this building: The Rocker, which supports the world's largest cable-net glass wall.

July 09, 2013 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com. 

June 28, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan

A researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory calls building enclosure commissioning “the...

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June 24, 2013 | SAFTI FIRST

Midtown Community Court, designated as a New York Historic Landmark, embarked on an $18 million r...

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June 17, 2013 | CENTRIA

Chaz Schafer brings impressive achievements and experience to CENTRIA’s marketing team 

St. Joseph Patient Care Center, Orange, Calif. Photo: Tom Kessler

St. Joseph Patient Care Center, Orange, Calif. Photo: Tom Kessler

May 15, 2013 | PPG Glass Education Center

Low-emissivity glasses are critical to making today’s buildings brighter, more energy-efficient,...

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May 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In many cases, curtain wall failures are caused by fairly simple errors that occur during the fab...

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For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High Scho

For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, Ill., the design team specified

April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...

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April 03, 2013 | BASF

It is hard to talk about restoration without talking about sustainability. This two-hour interact...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace

Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replaces a branch library building formerly located on the site. Its net-zero energy and carbon-neutral design scheme was crucial to getting the $5.5 million, 9,500-sf replacement project approved by the city board.

March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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March 27, 2013 | Kawneer

Kawneer Company, Inc., an Alcoa business and the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum p...

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SAFTI FIRST supplied SuperLite II-XL 60 insulated with Solarban 70XL in SAFTIfir

SAFTI FIRST supplied SuperLite II-XL 60 insulated with Solarban 70XL in SAFTIfire CW Framing (middle) in a continuous span from the 7th to the 10th floor, with a segmented portion at the center per the architects design. It also matched the non-rated systems seamlessly.

March 24, 2013 | SAFTI FIRST

The majority of fire rated glazing applications occur inside the building in order to allow occup...

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Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at Californias West Valley College were replaced with aluminum-framed, thermally broken windows from NanaWall in a bronze finish that emulates the look of the original building. Photo: NanaWall Systems Inc.

March 20, 2013 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at California’s West Valley College were replaced...

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Long-tenured Centria employee receives promotion

Long-tenured Centria employee receives promotion

February 21, 2013 | Centria

H.H. Robertson Floor Systems, a CENTRIA company, is pleased to announce the promotion of Kevin Da...

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