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Dec 27, 2011
A collaboration among Georgia Tech’s Digital Building Lab, the Precast Concrete Institute, the American Concrete Institute, and the American Institute of Steel Construction aims to develop global standards for transportation of three-...
IgCC new building standards
Dec 27, 2011
The 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) includes a straightforward approach to minimum thermal requirements for roof and wall systems.
AGC webinar Davis Bacon compliance webinar
Dec 27, 2011
The Associated General Contractors of America’s national meeting for safety and health professionals will take place Jan. 11-13, 2012 in San Antonio, TX.
New York City sustainable construction
Dec 27, 2011
New zoning regulation proposals to make it easier for building owners in New York City to make their structures more sustainable have entered the public approval process.
Dec 21, 2011
Thanks to the severe downturn in the U.S. residential and commercial construction market, some U.S. cities find themselves stuck with abandoned properties and excess vacant space, much of it in the wrong location. Now they're trying to...
By the Numbers BDC December 2011
Dec 21, 2011
606: Height in meters of the planned $773 million Wuhan Greenland Centre, in China, being developed by Greenland Group, Shanghai.
Photovoltaic systems solar panels schools
Dec 21, 2011
The report examines the two primary types of ownership models used to obtain PV installations for school administrators to use in selecting the best option for deploying solar technologies in their districts.
Tristan d’Estree Sterk, AIA.
Dec 21, 2011
The Dubin Family Young Architect Award is bestowed annually and recognizes excellence in ability and exceptional contributions by a Chicago architect between the ages of 25 and 39. 
BD+C 2012 forecast
Dec 14, 2011
On the brighter side, nearly half of respondents (49.7%) said their firms were in at least “good” financial health, and four-fifths (80.2%) said their companies would at least hold steady in revenue in 2012.
Dec 21, 2011
Restoration of ferry slips, expanded service to benefit commuters.
400 Market Street Philadelphia window retrofit
Dec 21, 2011
The 200,000 sf building was recently outfitted with a new HVAC system and a state-of-the-art window retrofitting system.
The new 200,000-sf Dineen Hall, Syracuse University College of Law.
Dec 20, 2011
The design reflects an organizational clarity and professional sophistication that anticipates the user experience of students, faculty, and visitors alike. 
At $48.27 per square foot, New York City is the most expensive commercial real e
Dec 20, 2011
New York City, Washington, D.C. and San Mateo, Calif., rank highest in rents.
Dec 21, 2011
Nine awards were handed out acknowledging the most unique and creative gingerbread structures completed.