CertainTeed Ceilings' campaign strives to bring sound acoustics to workplaces, schools, and healthcare facilities.

Contemporary, fun, transitional and elegant, Meyda Custom Lighting’s new Crinkle Fused Glass Pendants are custom crafted with hot glass sculpted into cool contemporary lighting designs. 

Side-by-side comparison of Keralite Select (at right) versus typical fire-rated
Side-by-side comparison of Keralite Select (at right) versus typical fire-rated

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain has added a new, innovative glass ceramic to its Keralite product line. Keralite Select combines patent-pending surface polishing technology with advanced composition to create the sharpest, most...

Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announces the SpectrAlert® Advance Series of low-frequency fire alarm sounders and sounder strobes to meet National Fire Alarm Association (NFPA) code requirements for sleeping areas...

The system’s unique perforated surface reduces reverberation time and increases speech intelligibility—an ideal solution in K-12 schools, conference rooms and offices.

The history of metal buildings dates back to the late 1700s with the construction of fireproof mill structures for the agricultural and textile industries in Britain. During the next 100 years, hundreds of portable iron...
In this AIA/CES-approved presentation, you will learn that designing a roofing system for long-term performance requires long-term thinking about the details incorporated in a metal roof system. This presentation provides...
This year marks the 10th anniversary of commercial installations for the world’s leading electrochromic glass product. While a decade may appear to be a long time, it is a relatively short horizon for the construction...
AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials
AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials
A broad array of new and improved ceiling products offers designers everything from superior acoustics and closed-loop, recycled content to eased integration with lighting systems, HVAC diffusers, fire sprinkler heads, and...
Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control
Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control
  Most buildings rely on a limited set of strategies for keeping water out. This course describes the rainscreen approach, which has six elements: cladding, cavity, thermal layer (insulation), air barrier, moisture...
Tower Pinkster Titus Architects specified a silicone-glazed curtain wall for ene
Tower Pinkster Titus Architects specified a silicone-glazed curtain wall for ene
When it comes to selecting fenestration systems—particularly glass facades and door systems—a number of factors come into play, requiring a thorough evaluation of a project’s individual requirements. However, some general...
In addition to providing a number of practical benefits such as durability and c
In addition to providing a number of practical benefits such as durability and c
A building’s façade is much more than a pretty face. Exterior cladding plays a dual role as the architecture’s primary aesthetic and the building envelope’s first layer, making it one of the most important technical and...
As social networking has evolved from an emerging trend to a mainstream global phenomenon, it has transformed the way people interact with each other.  Beyond creating new opportunities to communicate with individuals...
Color and light are two of the most fundamental, yet powerful tools available to architects and interior design professionals. Used effectively, color can express an individual’s personality, convey a business’ brand essence...
The history of metal buildings dates back to the late 1700s with the construction of fireproof mill structures for the agricultural and textile industries in Britain. During the next 100 years, hundreds of portable iron...
This year marks the 10th anniversary of commercial installations for the world’s leading electrochromic glass product. While a decade may appear to be a long time, it is a relatively short horizon for the construction...
White Paper: Anoka-Hennepin School District
White Paper: Anoka-Hennepin School District
This White Paper describes how burner modulation controls reduced annual energy consumption by 8.5% at Blaine High School in the Anoka-Hennepin School District outside of Minneapolis, Minn., and generated a payback in less...
Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control
Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control
  Most buildings rely on a limited set of strategies for keeping water out. This course describes the rainscreen approach, which has six elements: cladding, cavity, thermal layer (insulation), air barrier, moisture...
Do you have the next big idea for improving the performance of buildings and the built environment? Building Design+Construction’s 3rd Annual U40 Leadership Summit is your chance to shine—and share in $5,000 in prizes. The...
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Springfield, Va. Photo: Paul Warchol
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Springfield, Va. Photo: Paul Warchol
Thirteen structural steel building projects have earned national recognition in the 2013 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2). Conducted annually by the American...
AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials
AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials
A broad array of new and improved ceiling products offers designers everything from superior acoustics and closed-loop, recycled content to eased integration with lighting systems, HVAC diffusers, fire sprinkler heads, and...
This article describes the potential consequences of unintentional vapor barriers and why vapor permeance of building envelope materials is relevant to moisture management and long term durability. Click here to read White...
Photos: SAFTI FIRST   Project: Ridgewood High School Location: Norridge, Ill. Architect: DLA Architects Glazier: Lake Shore Glass Products: SuperLite II-XL 60 and SuperLite II-XL 60 Satin Etch in GPX Framing ...
Channel glass creates a curving façade. Photo: Technical Glass Products
Channel glass creates a curving façade. Photo: Technical Glass Products
Project: Bradford West Gwillimbury Leisure Centre Location: Ontario, Canada Architect: Salter Pilon Architecture in association with Lett Architects Glazing Contractor: Aeroloc Industries Channel Glass Supplier:...
High Plains Equipment sells and services Case IH agricultural equipment at its n
High Plains Equipment sells and services Case IH agricultural equipment at its n
As modern agricultural equipment continues to get larger and more sophisticated, the buildings that sell and service those massive earthmovers must do the same.  That’s why High Plains Equipment, an independent Case IH...
28 lbs. per sf SLENDERWALL panels
28 lbs. per sf SLENDERWALL panels
Johns Hopkins Hospital operates a dense, urban medical campus in Baltimore with an outsize global reputation. Nestled amid the pioneering clinical and research facilities is the Nelson-Harvey Building, a 1970s-era modernist...
Design architect GWWO selected Valspar’s Blue Pearl II color-changing paint to c
Design architect GWWO selected Valspar’s Blue Pearl II color-changing paint to c
With its shimmering, iridescent exterior, Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral, Fla., beckons visitors with its unique appearance as its color changes in different light and at different angles. Opened in November 2013, the...
Johnsonite’s Melodia Homogeneous Vinyl Sheet and Granit Safe-T Sheet Vinyl enhan
Johnsonite’s Melodia Homogeneous Vinyl Sheet and Granit Safe-T Sheet Vinyl enhan
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the largest and most comprehensive pediatric hospitals and research institutes in the United States.
Completed in 2012, a 2,100-sf custom metal building serves as a maintenance and
Completed in 2012, a 2,100-sf custom metal building serves as a maintenance and
The old wooden horse barn on the grounds of Bastoni Vineyards in Santa Rosa, Calif., had outlived its usefulness. “It was really cool looking, but it certainly wasn’t meeting our needs at all,” says Russ Messana, owner of...
Is your firm an AEC Giant? We are now accepting survey submissions for the annual Giants 300 report.
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