Building Materials

September 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 1,476-foot-tall structure will showcase Korean cloaking technology that utilizes an LED façad...

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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 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A robot prototype uses water jets to break up concrete structures and then sucks up the water and...

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July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Bow in Calgary and CCTV Headquarters in Beijing are among the world's best new high-rise proj...

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July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a newly posted TED talk, wood skyscraper expert Michael Green makes the case for building the...

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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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A view of the two-story test building. Photo: Kara Peterman
June 14, 2013 | Purdue University

A partnership...

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June 13, 2013 | Health Product Declaration Collaborative

John L. Knott Jr. has been named as the Health Product Declaration Collaborative’s (...

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The Timber Tower, @SOM
June 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a report released today, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill discu...

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May 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Tile of Spain consultant and ceramic tile expert Ryan Fasan presented his "What's Trending in Til...

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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 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When it comes to durability, a 50-year building design ideally should include 50-year coatings. M...

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May 09, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a "no sweat" toilet to a deep-well lavatory, here's a round up of the latest high-efficiency...

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May 03, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are corre...

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May 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

French artist Jeremy Laffon pieced together a model city with thousands of sticks of mint-green c...

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April 26, 2013 | WDMA

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced today that the BASF Corporation is...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Milliken recently debuted a flexible fabric that allows for concrete installations on slopes, in...

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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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March 29, 2013 | GAF

GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, knows that regular maintenance is critical for...

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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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March 21, 2013 | Turner Construciton

Turner Construction Company announced that the First Quarter 2013 Turner Building Cost Index – wh...

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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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ANSI standard for interior doors open for second public ballot
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WDMA I.S.6A-11, Industry Standard for Interior Architectural Wood Stile and Rail Doors a...

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February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New design values for all sizes and grades of visually graded Southern Pine dimension lumber were...

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Integral bacteria make limestone when water infiltrates concrete, sealing cracks
February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Two researchers from Delft Technical University in Holland have developed a self-healing cement t...

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