The New Buildings Institute's 2014 Getting to Zero Status report includes an interactive map detailing the net-zero energy buildings that have been verified by NBI.
The 33-story Guanghzou Circle takes the shape of a giant ribbon spool, with the floor space housed in a series of boxes suspended between two massive "wheels."
An exclusive survey reveals that Building Teams are doing their part to make the nation’s schools safer in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook tragedy.
The web-based tool uses the company's factory floor like "a massive rapid prototype machine,” allowing designers to manipulate designs on the fly based on cost and other factors, according to CEO/President Bill Zahner.
The American Institute of Architects announced its “punch list” for Congress that, if completed, will ignite the construction economy by spurring much needed improvements in energy efficiency, infrastructure, and resiliency, and create jobs for small business.
From facial recognition cameras to IP-based door hardware, here are key technology-related considerations you should discuss with your school district clients.
Our experts say no, but it could save lives. In this report, they offer recommendations on security design you can bring to your K-12 clients to prevent, or at least mitigate, a Sandy Hook on their turf.
BD+C's Building Team Awards is the industry's only recognition program to honor projects that achieve excellence in both design/construction and collaboration of the AEC/O team. Submissions are due February 2. "Early Bird" review due January 21, 2015.
BD+C editors offer a roundup of new products and case studies that represent the latest breakthroughs in concrete technology.
A grand atrium, reaching some 30 stories, highlights the contemporary, bright-white design scheme unveiled this week by Richard Meier & Partners for a new mixed-use development in Mexico City.
SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, is pleased to announce that the SAFTIfire Hurricane system now has Florida Product Approvals for 60 to 120 minute wall/window...
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.
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...
When two builders submitted identical bids for the Gretna (La.) Police Headquarters, the city council decided to choose the winner through a coin toss.
Healthcare facility planning and design experts cite six factors that Building Teams need to keep in mind on their next healthcare project.
Fans of the show can now explore a virtual 3D model of the iconic New York residence, thanks to one Web designer's painstaking effort.
The seven winners of the 41st Interior Design Competition and the 22nd Will Ching Design Competition include projects on four different continents.
China's goal, according to Koolhaas, is to de-incentivize migration into already overcrowded cities.
USDA's support for wood projects includes training for AEC professionals and a wood high-rise design competition, to launch later this year.
From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C editors present a collection of door and door hardware innovations.
The project includes a 550-foot residential tower on one end of the block and two podium buildings and a row of townhouses filling the remainder of the property.
Generic ‘boxes’ and indifferent service won’t cut it with today’s savvy shoppers. Retailers are seeking a technology-rich-but-handmade vibe, plus greater speed to market and adaptability.
The free tool, called Build, allows Chrome users to create virtual 3D structures using any shape and color in the LEGO catalog.