Security and Life Safety
SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballistic Framing for the corridors.
When the designers at L. R. Kimball looked for an all-in-one clear, wire-free glazing solution th...read more
A study of protected bikes lanes in five U.S. cities shows a 21% to 171% increase in observed rid...read more
Salt Lake City, Utah-based Leland A. Gray Architects is adapting the concrete thinshell structural approach for K-12 schools in
At $94 a square foot and "virtually indestructible," some school districts in Utah are opting to...read more
Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...read more
For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, I...read more
An exclusive survey reveals that Building Teams are doing their part to make the nation’s schools...read more
BD+C's exclusive five-part report on K-12 school security offers proven design advice,...read more
Collin County Sheriff Deputy George White checks a hallway in one of Anna (Texas) ISDs buildings while monitoring two others on
From facial recognition cameras to IP-based door hardware, here are key technology-related consid...read more
Illustration: Tom Rybarczyk
Our experts say no, but it could save lives. In this report, they offer recommendations on securi...read more
Fire-rated glass doubles, providing visibility
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 School in Norridge, Ill., the design team specified
Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...read more
frog Beacon won the visual design category with this 12-foot kiosk. Image: NYC Mayor's Office
New York's Reinvent Payphones competition attracts entries that transform the concept of public u...read more
A group of civil engineers from around the western U.S. is developing additions to the building c...read more
Skanska, an international construction and development firm, will host its eighth annual Safety W...read more
Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...read more
Tyco Integrated Security focused on delivering security solutions to commercial businesses.
eservices platform uses the power of the Internet to deliver more value to customers.
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Website offers online continuing education courses registered with the American Institute of Arch...read more
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
By contrast, CityCenter half-owner and developer MGM Resorts International determined last year t...read more
Nicholas Hyatt, P.E., S.E.
A forensic specialist, Hyatt has more than 10 years of experience performing investigations of st...read more
The warp-speed construction is a startling illustration of the building boom in China.
A 30-story hotel in Changsha went up in two weeks. Some question the safety in that, but the buil...read more
He has been a driving force behind multiple safety-orientated initiatives at Shawmut, including S...read more
New knowledge center web site demonstrates efficacy of smoke detection.
Now widely accepted as the construction industry's standard measure of safety performance, the ST...read more
In Orlando, sculpture can be found in unexpected places.
The editors of Building Design+Construction present 10 “Great Solutions” that highlight innovativ...read more
Public universities tend to have the most sophisticated plans, including three or more types of communications platforms.
“Detailed Analysis of U.S. College and University Annual Clery Act Reports” study now av...read more
University of Iowa, Currier Hall.
82% of public, private and 2-year specialized colleges and universities believe they are not very...read more
The new system, an update to the existing classification, results in a 33% space saving.
Updated installation results in 33% space savings.