Issue Contents

April 2011

Feature

Red Bull Canada’s ultra-mod HQ; country’s first freestanding LEED parking garage; NYC’s expanded Museum of the Moving Image; and a LEED Platinum park pavilion in southern Illinois.

Entrance pavilion at Natural History Museum in L.A.; jazz center coming to San Francisco; retail complex in Abu Dhabi; and Boston mental hospital redeveloped.

While BIM adoption still lags in both design and construction, some enterprising owners, architects, and contractors are unlocking the potential of this dynamic technology.

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES HSW/SD learning units by studying this article and passing the online exam.

Window and door systems need to perform. Respondents to our annual window and door survey overwhelmingly reported that performance, weather resistance, durability, and quality were key reasons a particular window or door was specified.

Single-skin metal panels, metal composite panels, and insulated metal panels can add both aesthetic and functional value to your projects, if you use them correctly.

Edward Glaeser, PhD, the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University and director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, as well as the author of Triumph of...

New uses for spray polyurethane foam enable Building Teams to achieve greater longevity and sustainability in their projects.