The 82-page report covers dozens of emerging trends in healthcare, commercial office, hospitality, tall buildings, and more.
Glass is heat-treated for two reasons: the first is to increase its strength to resist external stresses such as wind and snow loads, or thermal loads caused by the sun’s energy. The second is to temper glass so that it meets safety glazing requirements defined by applicable codes or federal standards.
The company's Virtual Reality Simulation Converter Assembly is three times more powerful than the average high-performance computer and allows for up to eight people to experience a virtual reality simulation at the same time.
Target's new San Rafael, Calif., location was built on the site of the former San Quentin prison dump.
David Adjaye and Daniel Libeskind are among the finalists for the National Holocaust Monument, planned near the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa.
Firm leaders remain leery about the availability of skilled workers, the state of government debt and deficits, and rising material prices, according to PwC’s 2014 Global CEO Survey.
British architect Thomas Heatherwick has proposed to repurpose a grain silo into an art gallery in Cape Town, South Africa. The silo is made up of 42-concrete tubes, which Heatherwick plans to make into gallery spaces.
The 101-unit high-rise, called Element 28, is designed to achieve a LEED Silver certification.
Here's a sneak peek at the distinguishing design features of the third and final phase of New York's famed elevated linear park.
Beveled, geometric, and high-tech patterns are among the hot ceramic tile trends, say tile design experts.
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...
The $85 million, 10-story vertical campus takes the shape of a massive, shimmering aircraft hangar, housing a sculptural, glass-and-aluminum base building.
BD+C readers share their most trusted smartphone and tablet cases. The editors select some of their faves, too.
The B15 is billed by Cat as “the most progressive, durable and rugged device available on the market today.”
Tally provides AEC professionals with insight into how materials-related decisions made during design influence a building’s overall ecological footprint.
The Freelon Group concentrates on museums, libraries, universities and other civic and institutional clients; Perkins+Will plans to incorporate this specialization into their design repertory.
The new software identifies critical failures of components and systems, code and ADA-compliance issues, and systematically justifies prudent expenditures.
The National Design Services Act will give architecture students relief from student loan debt in return for community service.
Perkowitz, the founder of Perkowitz + Ruth, will assist KTGY in responding to the demands and further development of its growing retail/commercial division.
The 58-story DC Tower 1 is the first of two high-rises designed by Dominique Perrault Architecture for Vienna's skyline.
The Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Policy Alliance has launched a campaign to make the claim that LEED-certified buildings are less energy efficient than other buildings. In response, USGBC told its members: "Don’t be fooled, the Environmental Policy Alliance isn’t the 'EPA' you might think."