Building Enclosure Systems

Algae "farms" sandwiched between glass faade panels.
March 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Exterior of carbon-neutral demonstration building consists of hollow glass panels containing micr...

read more
Before (left) and after (right)
October 26, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The Building Team selected Centria's Formawall Dimension Series to help achieve the retrofit proj...

read more
Exterior metal wall panels help create a dramatic and influential aesthetic.
October 24, 2012 |

Designers for the building aimed to create a positive environment for patients and visitors, and...

read more
SuperLite II-XL 120 fire resistive glazing
October 22, 2012 |

New school’s south-facing elevation features a glazed aluminum curtain wall that incorporates PPG...

read more
The Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Fort Lupton Readiness
October 02, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Defense spending may be down somewhat, but there’s still plenty of project dollars out there if y...

read more
The new outer envelope of the A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building serves as a therm
September 17, 2012 | By Charles Young

An aged federal building gets wrapped in a new double wall glass skin.

The four-inch-thick Metl-Span insulated roof panels are finished in Cool Forest
September 17, 2012 | By Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

Metal roofing systems offer values such as longevity, favorable life cycle costs, and heightened...

read more
Scheduled for completion in 2016, Block H consists of a luxury 5-Star hotel and
June 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The master plan, created by Studio Daniel Libeskind, is a dynamic urban environment containing co...

read more
June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

The Acadia Gateway Center administrative and maintenance facility is the first p
May 29, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Project receives LEED Gold certification.

The new construction will consist of exceptionally efficient exterior building e
May 15, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The 314-student station elementary school will undergo extensive modernization.

In 2007 after fire destroyed an office building on the Knauf Insulation corporat
May 15, 2012 | By Scott Miller

Examining the roles of insulation and manufacturing in sustainability’s growth.

The 4.2-million-sf (389,980-square-meters) project has been designed to LEED go
May 14, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The 1,740-feet (530-meter) tall tower will house offices, 300 service apartments and a 350-room,...

read more
The 2010 interior renovation transformed an existing 1980s library into a dynami
May 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The design challenges included creating an entry sequence to orient patrons and highlight service...

read more
Mark Zamrowski
May 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

In his new role at Skanska, Zamrowski will serve as the day-to-day on-site contact for select Pen...

read more
The Tower's exterior skin includes a rainscreen, glass, and metal panel system.
May 07, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

This fully integrated Building Team opted for a multi-prime contracting strategy to keep construc...

read more
Atrium of the PORTAL at UNC Charlotte.
May 07, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Our series on college buildings continues with a look at new classroom designs, flexible space, c...

read more
May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The guide profiles 322 institutions of higher education in the U.S. and Canada that demonstrate n...

read more
The Critical Care Building is the centerpiece of the hospitals $94 million seco
May 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

New facility to more than double emergency department size, boost inpatient beds by 43%.

May 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Firm recognized for the renovation of Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College’s Student Administrati...

read more
AIA Rainscreens BD+C DEcember 2011
May 02, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Rainscreen system installed at the west building expansion of the University of Arizona’s Meinel...

read more
May 02, 2012 | Sean M. O’Brien, PE, LEED AP, and Michael B. Waite, LEED AP

Expert advice on how to control wasteful air leakage in the building envelope.

May 02, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...

read more
May 02, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and passing the online exam.

The construction of Holly Ridge and Gardenia Way finished several months ahead o
May 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

New student housing buildings are part of UCLA’s Northwest Campus Student Housing In-Fill Project...

Construction crews set in place a steel horizontal beam at a height (C) CBS News
May 01, 2012 | By Reuters

One World Trade Center, being built at the site of the fallen twin towers, surpassed the Empire S...

read more
Leslie Young
May 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Takes on role of director of strategic development.

May 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Gilbane to provide design build services for a new Lean manufacturing facility for Ocean Spray Cr...

read more
April 30, 2012 |

Insulated metal panels, or IMPs, have been a popular exterior wall cladding choice for more than...

read more
Part exhibition and performance space, part lab and incubator, the 38,000-sf bui
April 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Institute for Contemporary Art will serve as a catalyst for exhibitions, programs, research and c...

read more
Overlay Init