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on June 05,2014

A study of protected bikes lanes in five U.S. cities shows a 21% to 171% increase in observed ridership within one year of the bike lanes' construction.

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Leland A. Gray Architects is adapting the concrete th
on May 15,2014

At $94 a square foot and "virtually indestructible," some school districts in Utah are opting to build concrete dome schools in lieu of traditional structures. 

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on May 13,2014

The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, have issued a joint statement on resilience, pushing design and building solutions for disaster mitigation.

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on April 23,2014 in Feature

For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, Ill., the design team specified SuperLite II-XL 60...

on January 13,2014 in Feature

An exclusive survey reveals that Building Teams are doing their part to make the nation’s schools safer in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook tragedy...

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on January 10,2014 in Feature

BD+C's exclusive five-part report on K-12 school security offers proven design advice, technology recommendations, and thoughtful...