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B2 rendering, copyright SHoP
on April 23,2014

At 32 stories, the B2 residential tower at Atlantic Yards has been widely lauded as a bellwether for modular construction. But only five floors have been completed in 18 months.

Photo: Albert Herring via Wikimedia Commons
on April 23,2014

The March ABI score was 48.8, down sharply from a mark of 50.7 in February. This score reflects a decrease in design services.

According to DBIA's new report, design-build requires more than a good contract
on April 21,2014

Design-build requires more than a good contract and appropriate risk allocation, says the DBIA. Everyone from the owner to the subcontractors must understand the process, the expectations, and fully engage in the collaboration. 

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Photos: SAFTI FIRST
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 April 21,2014 in Feature

From metal mesh panels to concealed-suspension ceilings, here's our roundup of the latest acoustical ceiling and wall products. 

AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials
on April 21,2014 in Feature

A broad array of new and improved ceiling products offers designers everything from superior acoustics and closed-loop, recycled content to eased...