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on July 08,2014

After being criticized for the cost and size of her stadium design for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, a Japanese architect points out a major design flaw in the stadium that may endanger the spectators.

on July 17,2013

Some cities are deliberately discouraging construction of new parking spaces by allowing the construction of buildings with a lower ratio of parking spaces to dwellings (as low as 0.75 spaces per residence).

on February 25,2013

GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is pleased to announce CREST, the Cool Roof Energy and Sustainability Tool. Available at cool.gaf.com, CREST is a unique tool designed to help contractors, consultants and building owners compare the energy cost savings of different roofing systems options.

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on December 10,2013 in Feature

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traffic in public restrooms, these ideas are...

on October 30,2013 in Feature

This AIA/CES-approved presentation provides information regarding proper design to prevent possible infiltration from the roof system into the...

on September 20,2013 in Feature

Aside from the roof membrane itself, the perimeter roof edge is the most critical component of the roofing system. As such, it warrants more...