Building Enclosure Systems

November 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall syste...

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November 20, 2013 | BuildingGreen, Inc.
Assa Abloy's power-over-ethernet access-control locks and Schüco's retrofit façade system are a...
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November 05, 2013 | Dryvit

Outsulation by Dryvit incorporates continuous insulation and a seamless air/water-resistive barri...

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October 16, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

Architects and fenestration experts are looking for windows and doors for their projects that emp...

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October 07, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

The Hallidie Building's glass-and-steel skin is generally recognized as the forerunner of today’s...

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The Williams Selyem Winery in Sonoma County, Calif., won an honorable mention aw
October 07, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The FDNY Fireboat Firehouse in New York and the Cirrus Logic Building in Austin, Texas, are among...

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October 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The One Central Park Tower development consists of two, 380-foot-tall towers covered in a series...

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The 1,460-sf green wall at the Papadakis Integrated Science Building, Drexel Uni
September 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A dramatic interior green wall at Drexel University and a massive, 4.4-acre vegetated roof at the...

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| September 23, 2013 | Nichiha

When tasked with the design and development of a newly constructed Gateway Rehabilitation Center,...

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September 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Dubbed BIQ house, the building features a bright green façade consisting of hollow glass panels f...

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August 22, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

This course discuses the latest technological advances in glazing, which make possible ever more...

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August 21, 2013 | Petersen Automotive Museum

One of the world's largest automotive museums unveils plans for a stunning, sculptured metal exte...

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August 14, 2013 | Nichiha

This course will review the cause and effects of moisture intrusion and explain how fiber cement...

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July 30, 2013 | Metl-Span

Metl-Span® has launched a new website for its recently-announced Envolution™ Architectural Produc...

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July 23, 2013 | Kingspan Insulated Panels

Paul Bertram, FCSI, CDT, LEED AP and director of environment and sustainability for Kingspan Insu...

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The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component
July 09, 2013 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com. 

June 28, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan

A researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory calls building enclosure commissioning “the...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Underestimating thermal bridging can greatly undermine a building’s performance contributing to h...

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June 26, 2013 | Duro-Last

Aside from the roof membrane itself, the perimeter roof edge is the most critical component of th...

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St. Joseph Patient Care Center, Orange, Calif. Photo: Tom Kessler
May 15, 2013 | PPG Glass Education Center

Low-emissivity glasses are critical to making today’s buildings brighter, more energy-efficient,...

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May 14, 2013 | Premier SIPS by Insulfoam

"Be a Zero Hero" infographic educates building industry professionals on ultra energy-efficient s...

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May 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In many cases, curtain wall failures are caused by fairly simple errors that occur during the fab...

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April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...

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April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...

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April 08, 2013 | Oldcastle

Oldcastle® Architectural has acquired Expocrete Concrete Products Ltd., giving North America’s la...

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April 03, 2013 | BASF

It is hard to talk about restoration without talking about sustainability. This two-hour interact...

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March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a nanophotonic material that not only reflects...

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SAFTI FIRST supplied SuperLite II-XL 60 insulated with Solarban 70XL in SAFTIfir
March 24, 2013 | SAFTI FIRST

The majority of fire rated glazing applications occur inside the building in order to allow occup...

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March 13, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

From folding façades to colorful LED displays, these fantastical projects show off the architectu...

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