Following the first reversal into negative territory in ten months in April, AIA's Architecture Billings Index bounced back in May, reaching 52.9.
Engineers at Brinjac quantify the illuminance and energy consumption levels achieved by increasing the ceiling’s light reflectance.
Developer Cousins Properties broke ground on the 29-story Colorado Tower in downtown Austin, Texas, the city's first high-rise building since Cousins' completed the Frost Bank Tower a decade ago.
This course provides step-by-step prescriptive advice to architects, engineers, and contractors on when it makes sense to repair or rehabilitate existing windows, and when they should advise their building owner clients to consider replacement.
Working together for the first time, a unified Building Team executes a large pharmaceutical office program in just 12 months—while meeting the needs of two demanding clients.
Architectural mesh now features circular patterns, a breakthrough in woven metal fabrication
At the upcoming American Institute of Architects (AIA) convention in Denver, Nichiha will unveil an expansion of its KuraStone line with its latest fiber cement stone panel design: LedgeStone.
SEMCO LLC introduces the IQHC (high capacity) Series of active chilled beams that provide high efficiency cooling/heating and are specifically designed for hospitals, office buildings, and schools.
InPro Corporation's JointMaster Engineered Metal Products division has developed a “stealth” expansion joint, the 601 Stealth Expansion Joint System, that can be hidden on any building—regardless of its façade material....
EcoTouch Insulation for Metal Buildings features formaldehyde-free formulation, natural materials, and industry-leading thermal, acoustical performance
The Building Team for the Interchange project in downtown Minneapolis is employing the principles of "open transit" design to create a station that is one part transit, one part cultural icon.
Are federal design-build contract laws unfair to small firms? AIA thinks so, citing an interesting fact: an architecture firm spends a median of $260,000 to compete for a design-build project.
LED lighting technology provides unique advantages, but it’s also important to understand its limitations for optimized application.
The Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, D.C., and the renovation of Cass Gilbert’s grand Beaux-Arts library in St. Louis are among six projects to be named 2013 AIA/ALA Library Building Award winners.
BIM modeling tools are great, but if you can't run efficient, productive coordination meetings, the Building Team will never realize the benefits of true BIM coordination. Here are some helpful tips for making the most of coordination meetings.