Security and Life Safety

SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballisti

SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballistic Framing for the corridors.

August 08, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST This is Sponsored Content

When the designers at L. R. Kimball looked for an all-in-one clear, wire-free glazing solution th...

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June 05, 2014 | Lynne Fort, Associate Digital Editor

A study of protected bikes lanes in five U.S. cities shows a 21% to 171% increase in observed rid...

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Salt Lake City, Utah-based Leland A. Gray Architects is adapting the concrete th

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Leland A. Gray Architects is adapting the concrete thinshell structural approach for K-12 schools in

May 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

At $94 a square foot and "virtually indestructible," some school districts in Utah are opting to...

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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

May 13, 2014 | AIA

The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...

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April 23, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST This is sponsored content

For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, I...

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January 14, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

An exclusive survey reveals that Building Teams are doing their part to make the nation’s schools...

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Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Commons

January 10, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

BD+C's exclusive five-part report on K-12 school security offers proven design advice,...

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Collin County Sheriff Deputy George White checks a hallway in one of Anna (Texas

Collin County Sheriff Deputy George White checks a hallway in one of Anna (Texas) ISDs buildings while monitoring two others on

January 10, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

From facial recognition cameras to IP-based door hardware, here are key technology-related consid...

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Illustration: Tom Rybarczyk

Illustration: Tom Rybarczyk

January 09, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Our experts say no, but it could save lives. In this report, they offer recommendations on securi...

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Fire-rated glass doubles, providing visibility

Fire-rated glass doubles, providing visibility

July 23, 2013 | Technical Glass Products

Design...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com. 

For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High Scho

For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, Ill., the design team specified

April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...

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frog Beacon won the visual design category with this 12-foot kiosk. Image: NYC M

frog Beacon won the visual design category with this 12-foot kiosk. Image: NYC Mayor's Office

March 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New York's Reinvent Payphones competition attracts entries that transform the concept of public u...

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February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A group of civil engineers from around the western U.S. is developing additions to the building c...

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October 22, 2012

Skanska, an international construction and development firm, will host its eighth annual Safety W...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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October 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Tyco Integrated Security focused on delivering security solutions to commercial businesses.

June 11, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

eservices platform uses the power of the Internet to deliver more value to customers.

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

April 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Website offers online continuing education courses registered with the American Institute of Arch...

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The repair was not proposed as a permanent solution to the building's flaws, but

The repair was not proposed as a permanent solution to the building's flaws, but as a way to keep it stable through a larger tri

March 16, 2012 | By Tim O'Reiley, Las Vegas Review-Journal

By contrast, CityCenter half-owner and developer MGM Resorts International determined last year t...

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Nicholas Hyatt, P.E., S.E.

Nicholas Hyatt, P.E., S.E.

March 14, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A forensic specialist, Hyatt has more than 10 years of experience performing investigations of st...

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The warp-speed construction is a startling illustration of the building boom in

The warp-speed construction is a startling illustration of the building boom in China.

March 13, 2012 | By Jonathan Kaiman, Los Angeles Times

A 30-story hotel in Changsha went up in two weeks. Some question the safety in that, but the buil...

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Shaun Carvalho

Shaun Carvalho

February 29, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

He has been a driving force behind multiple safety-orientated initiatives at Shawmut, including S...

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January 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

New knowledge center web site demonstrates efficacy of smoke detection. 

January 12, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Now widely accepted as the construction industry's standard measure of safety performance, the ST...

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Great Solutions BD+C December 2011

In Orlando, sculpture can be found in unexpected places.

December 10, 2011 | By Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor, and Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The editors of Building Design+Construction present 10 “Great Solutions” that highlight innovativ...

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Public universities tend to have the most sophisticated plans, including three or more types of communications platforms.

October 17, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

“Detailed Analysis of U.S. College and University Annual Clery Act Reports” study now av...

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University of Iowa, Currier Hall.

September 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

82% of public, private and 2-year specialized colleges and universities believe they are not very...

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The new system, an update to the existing classification, results in a 33% space saving.

September 12, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Updated installation results in 33% space savings.

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