Codes

July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A plan to build pre-fab apartment buildings at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been challen...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) passed a slate of sustainability resolutions that renew its...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Underestimating thermal bridging can greatly undermine a building’s performance contributing to h...

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June 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

More than 90% of New York City schools have at least one outstanding building code violation. Loo...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Success in constructing net-zero homes in the Northwest has sparked debate over how far green cod...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A proposed bill before the Las Vegas City Council would allow any building built before 2009 unde...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Developers and home builders are asking the Ontario government to change the building code to all...

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May 23, 2013 | AIA

Are federal design-build contract laws unfair to small firms? AIA thinks so, citing an interestin...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is...

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March 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The DOE'S Building Technologies Office this morning put out a call to the AEC industry for expert...

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Courtesy ThroughYourLens.org
March 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

 

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released i...
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A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation org...

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BD+C's 2011 White Paper: Zero and Net-Zero Energy Buildings + Homes
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

We submit our eighth White Paper on Sustainability in the hope that it will inspire architects, e...

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California resolves ADA inconsistencies with 2013 building code
February 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The recently adopted 2013 California Building Code (CBC) revisions bring the state code in line w...

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Bullitt Foundation says Living Building Challenge can only be met after code cha
February 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 50,000 sf Bullitt Center in Seattle is being constructed to be the greenest, most energy-effi...

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Tilt-Up Concrete Assn. offers technical advice on 2012 International Energy Code
February 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) says it can be a major industry resource in helping design...

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January 10, 2013

Public.Resource.Org released 10,062 public safety documents including building codes covering 24...

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January 10, 2013

Updating of local zoning and building codes is one of nine low-tech steps that can boost sustaina...

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January 04, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

California is revising the state’s standards on interior furniture and insulation to maintain or...

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December 14, 2012

The District of Columbia has released a revised set of building codes to make it a leader in gree...

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December 14, 2012

Insurance Service Office, Inc. (ISO) recently analyzed building codes and enforcement and found t...

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December 04, 2012

“(LEED is) much better than a mandatory building code because you get a little wiggle room in the...

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December 04, 2012

The Potomac River’s health stands to suffer if the region does not change its development and bui...

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December 04, 2012

Some towers in Miami, rebuilt after a hurricane in 2005, were allowed to be constructed under old...

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November 29, 2012

Researchers aim to gauge how buildings constructed with reinforced concrete withstand an earthqua...

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November 29, 2012

Experts on insurance, weather, and catastrophe modeling say the role of climate change in Hurrica...

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October 18, 2012

Princeton, N.J. residents criticized proposed legislation that would exempt private colleges and...

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