Building Materials

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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The Williams Selyem Winery in Sonoma County, Calif., won an honorable mention aw

The Williams Selyem Winery in Sonoma County, Calif., won an honorable mention award for innovative metal detailing.

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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Electrochromic glass, like this product from Sage, alters its transmittance characteristics when an electrical current is applied, through the use of a specialized lamination that essentially integrates shading into the glazing unit.

September 19, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Phase-change materials, electrochromic glass, and building-integrated PVs are among the breakthro...

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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

The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component that was created specifically for this building: The Rocker, which supports the world's largest cable-net glass wall.

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

A view of the two-story test building. The completed structure is armored with 23,000 pounds of 1/2-inch steel plate. 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

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

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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