Regulations

December 20, 2013 | Buro Happold

A new tool from the engineering firm Buro Happold takes into account both energy and economic per...

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced 16 enforcement actions for viol...

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December 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Starting January 1, 2014, architects who apply for an occupational license in Texas will have to...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The low-lying city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands is a world leader in storm resiliency with pol...

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December 03, 2013 | AIA

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal...

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November 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New federal maps for Boston significantly expand the number of homes and businesses in areas cons...

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The Rady Childrens Hospital in San Diego is an example of a facility on the cut
November 18, 2013 | Jane Rohde, AIA, FIIDA, ACHA, AAHID, LEED AP

As more time and money is devoted to neonatal and pediatric research, evidence-based design is pl...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A proposal from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration would require companies with mo...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The silica-dust rule from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration could put small busin...

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October 31, 2013 | BD+C Editors

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has extended the public comment period on its s...

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October 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Associated General Contractors of America and the HR Policy Association are reportedly consid...

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U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Visi
October 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Sixty-five up-and-coming AEC stars presented their big ideas for solving pressing social, economi...

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October 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Regulations such as the E-Verify rule and the Affordable Care Act could hinder contractors from h...

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September 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The movement toward green building has been slow to catch on in the casino industry, but that cou...

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September 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The local fire chief says solar panels are partly to blame after a 300,000 sf refrigerated wareho...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Contractors that fall short of new federal hiring rules concerning veterans and disabled persons...

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September 06, 2013

A group of 11 construction trade associations has created the Construction Industry Safety Coalit...

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September 06, 2013

Some contractors say Ohio's new system puts small and midsize construction companies at a disadva...

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September 06, 2013

California authorized $1.2 billion for jail construction in 2007, but not a single county in the...

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August 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Some businesses are pushing back against proposed rules requiring federal contractors to step up...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Florida Geological Survey and the state’s emergency department will receive a $1.08 million f...

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August 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

President Barack Obama this month outlined a series of policies he said would continue to boost t...

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August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Environmental Protection Agency has released an application called the National Stormwater Ca...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Led by Stanford University’s Natural Capital Project, researchers mapped the intensity of hazards...

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July 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Environmental Protection Agency continues to develop new stormwater regulations that are expe...

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July 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Some cities are deliberately discouraging construction of new parking spaces by allowing the cons...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An amendment to a Michigan appropriations budget authorizes an increase in state debt to pay for...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Skanska USA resigned from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over the Chamber’s decision to support the...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a new national emphasis pr...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Regulatory bodies have proposed changes in how leased equipment is treated on a corporate balance...

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