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Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe
on June 18,2014

The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slash the carbon footprint of the construction sector.

on June 12,2014

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienna University of Technology has developed a method that allows concrete domes to form with the use of air and steel cables instead of expensive, timber supporting structures.

The University of British Columbia Earth Sciences Building, by Perkins + Will, i
on May 29,2014

The wood-industry advocacy group reThink Wood has released "Summary Report: Survey of International Tall Wood Buildings," with informatino from 10 mid-rise projects in Europe, Australia, and Canada. 

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For the west façade of the 77,000-sf Farm Credit Services of America Corporate O
on July 07,2014 in Feature

From wild architectural shapes to unique color blends and pattern arrangements, these projects demonstrate the design possibilities of brick....

Rubber floor tiles in 24x24-inch modules were water-jet cut to accommodate custo
on July 02,2014 in Feature

Rectangular tiles, digital graphic applications, the resurgence of terrazzo, and product transparency headline today’s commercial flooring trends...

on May 15,2014 in Feature

Color-shifting finishes, dry-erase surfaces, and stain-blocking paints are highlighted in this round up of new offerings in paints, coatings,...