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All renderings courtesy SuperSkyScrapers
on March 21,2014

The Singapore Bamboo Skyscraper competition invited design teams to explore the possibilities of using bamboo as the dominant material in a high-rise project for the Singapore skyline. 

on February 14,2014

Mill Junction will house up to 370 students and is supported by 50-year-old grain silos.

on February 05,2014

Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requirements, has opened the door for the so-called "superslim skyscraper."  

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Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst
on April 09,2014 in Feature

Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Construction consulted with technical experts from...

Photo: Structurlam
on February 20,2014 in Feature

A CLT expert clears up several common misconceptions and myths surrounding the use of wood as a building material.

Mohamed A. ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environ
on February 14,2014 in Feature

Research could lead to blocks that use waste material and have seismic and insulating benefits.