Building Materials

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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8 eye-popping wood building projects
February 05, 2013 | WoodWorks, posted by BD+C Staff

From 100-foot roof spans to novel reclaimed wood installations, the winners of the 2013 National...

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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...

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BIM Article December 2011 BD+C
October 25, 2012 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Two innovations—program manager Gafcon’s SharePoint360 project management platform and a new BIM...

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BIM: Not Just for New Buildings
October 25, 2012 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

Ohio State University Medical Center is converting 55 Medical Center buildings from AutoCAD to BI...

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October 25, 2012 | By John Tocci, Jr.

Lessons for the AEC industry.

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...

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September 19, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

White Papers, Case Studies, Industry Annual Reports, published articles and more are offered.

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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...

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July 13, 2012 | By Nicole Bowling, Associate Editor

Insulation, ceiling panels, sunshades.

Chicago is known for its green roofs but has few green walls, a trend that began
June 25, 2012 | By Melissa Harris

Project, with price tag of $2 million to $3 million, needs council approval.

The Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion marks the famous bridge's 75 years.
June 22, 2012

With features such as Nichiha's Illumination series panels, super-insulating glass units, and LED...

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June 15, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Two main components of G2 Blend formula now C2C Certified Silver.

A grand prize winner will be selected from each of GAFs five sales areas, so ea
June 13, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Professional roofing contractors or builders/remodelers in the U.S. can enter to win a Ford F-150...

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LEO A DALYs design for the headquarters reflects SACs close culture, collabora
June 12, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

LEO A DALY also provided site selection, programming and master planning services for the project...

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Restoration Millwork trim is made with a long-lasting, low-maintenance material
June 12, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Made from cellular polyvinyl chloride, the full line of Restoration Millwork trim, beadboard and...

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Christopher Pich
June 12, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Piché will expand upon project opportunities for firm’s Southern California operations.

The newly installed windows offered an unexpected benefit for those who work in
June 11, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

New windows would need to not only stand the test of time, but also accommodate the aesthetics of...

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