The relatively little damage from a 7.6 earthquake was due in large part to strict building codes...read more
“One of the most effective ways to greatly increase a building’s strength and safety during hurri...read more
Remarking on the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, which devastated south Florida;...read more
Texas has the most diverse weather risk in the country, with exposure to nine different types of...read more
About 7 billion more sf of commercial space is expected in the pipeline.
The Minnesota state Court of Appeals rejected St. Paul's attempt to adopt a policy on egress wind...read more
A blaze that destroyed a 197-unit apartment building in St. Louis, Mo., displacing 250 residents,...read more
A total of 726 buildings were inspected for unsafe conditions, and 266 did not meet safety codes,...read more
Code enforcement officials in Charlotte, NC gave the okay for the SouthPark Mall to reopen after...read more
New York City has implemented a program to encourage construction of "micro-apartments" in the Bi...read more
To minimize the loss of thermal resistance in design, the R-value of roof insulation should be co...read more
Ontario's housing minister announced new building code rules to help prevent glass panels from br...read more
Italian officials are questioning seismic building standards and inspection procedures in the aft...read more
By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.
Environmental sensitivity is helping to drive adoption of new fire suppression agents.
Keep abreast of market trends such as 2012 changes to green standards and codes at the AGC Contra...read more
Aberdeen may become the first city in Washington to base a building code on rising oceans and glo...read more
This seminar will review recent changes in energy codes, examples of building enclosure wall asse...read more
This seminar will trace the origins of green codes, how they compare and differ from the rating s...read more
Florida ranks highest among 18 hurricane-region states for building codes and their enforcement,...read more
An AIA official calls the new International Green Construction Code (IgCC) a “game changer” for s...read more
New energy codes could add thousands of dollars to the construction costs of each individual apar...read more
This seminar will review recent changes in North America energy codes, examples of building enclo...read more
A magnitude-7.4 earthquake that shook Mexico from Mexico City to Acapulco damaged hundreds of hom...read more
The new 2010 code establishes minimum design and construction requirements to protect buildings f...read more
Macomb, Illinois aldermen voted to recommend that the city not adopt 2012 international building...read more
Two University of Toronto engineers have developed “viscoelastic-energy-dissipating dampers” to r...read more
A March 22 webinar will provide an overview of a 28-step process during the design of a building...read more
A plan to build the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas is among several major build...read more
The federal government is especially focused on renting LEED-certified spaces.