Most Recent Features

May 19, 2011
The Lutron Stairwell Retrofit solution can save up to 80% in lighting energy costs by adjusting light based on stairwell occupancy.
Jun 10, 2011
The 40 individuals profiled here are some of the brightest stars in the AEC universe—and they’re under the age of 40. These young architects, engineers, contractors, designers, and developers stood out among a group of 164...
May 19, 2011
A 20,000-sf glass curtain wall is the focal point of the 54-story JW Marriott Hotel at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, the first building in 20 years to reach that height in the city.
May 19, 2011
The focus of Maple Heights (Ohio) City School District’s sustainability initiative was to reduce operational costs by saving energy, so the district opted for BaySeal Closed-Cell spray polyurethane foam.
May 19, 2011
Sustainable insulation from CertainTeed provides thermal and acoustical insulation for new construction, reconstruction, or re-insulation projects.
May 18, 2011
The dining facility at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., did away with trays following a renovation that included new carpet tiles—and just weeks later the tiles were a mess. New flooring was a priority.
Jun 1, 2011
Sapphire Towers is a luxury condominium in San Diego that affords residents views of the San Diego bay from their individual units. In order to provide panoramic views of the bay and waterfront, every façade had to have maximum possible...
May 18, 2011
The Norton SafeZone Intelligent Door Closer increases safety by ensuring the door stays open whenever movement is detected.
May 25, 2011
Sanford E. Garner, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP ND, NCARB, founding partner and president of A2SO4 Architecture, LLC, Indianapolis, on gentrification, the profitability of being diverse, and his goals as NOMA president.
May 18, 2011
Our IT expert puts a new PDF creation package through its paces and sees value for AEC firms that want to move more aggressively into 3D documents.
May 18, 2011
Successful metal-plate-connected wood truss projects require careful attention to detail from Building Team members.
May 18, 2011
They’re not ‘dorms’ anymore. Today’s collegiate housing facilities are lively, state-of-the-art, and green—and a growing sector for Building Teams to explore.
May 18, 2011
Four schools find strength in numbers at the new 2,310-student Mott Haven Campus in New York City. The schools—three high schools and a K-4 elementary school—coexist on the 6.5-acre South Bronx campus, which was once a railyard.
May 18, 2011
The 113,000-sf Rolling Meadows Elementary School in San Antonio is the Judson Independent School District’s first sustainable facility, with green features such as vented roofs for rainwater collection and regionally sourced...