Building Materials

ANSI standard for interior doors open for second public ballot

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

Integral bacteria create limestone when water infiltrates concrete, sealing microcracks.

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

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)

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

SharePoint360 was used to manage the renovation and expansion of three community colleges.

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

When deciding where to position a donor recognition sign, Ohio State University Medical Center was able to create several render

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

The Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Fort Lupton Readiness Center.

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

The four-inch-thick Metl-Span insulated roof panels are finished in Cool Forest Green on the exterior and Polar White on the int

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

Chicago is known for its green roofs but has few green walls, a trend that began in the late 1980s in France.

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.

The Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion marks the famous bridge's 75 years and utilizes Nichiha USA's Illumination Series panels.

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

A grand prize winner will be selected from each of GAFs five sales areas, so each part of the U.S. will have a winner.

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

LEO A DALYs design for the headquarters reflects SACs close culture, collaborative work environment and its commitment to the

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

Restoration Millwork trim is made with a long-lasting, low-maintenance material that is resistant to rotting, warping, moisture

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

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

The newly installed windows offered an unexpected benefit for those who work in the church offices. The church is located at the

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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June 11, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

eservices platform uses the power of the Internet to deliver more value to customers.

Hill will be managing construction of four of the ten towers to be built as part

Hill will be managing construction of four of the ten towers to be built as part of the Porto Arabia development.

June 11, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The complex is a mixed-use development featuring both residential and commercial properties.

June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The Living Building Challenge was chosen from a pool of 122 of entries from around the world.

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June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Student input on green elements provides learning experience.

Rick Millitello

Rick Millitello

June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Millitello is a 31-year veteran who has overseen the construction of campus-size projects.

The Tufts School of Dental Medicine developed a multi-year, multi-phase master p

The Tufts School of Dental Medicine developed a multi-year, multi-phase master plan to promote sustainability and positive envir

June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Project receives LEED Gold certification.

Kris Yates

Kris Yates

June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Yates is responsible for the start up, launch and ongoing sales and marketing of Allsteel’s new B...

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The $3.4 million Gulati Complex includes a 5,000-sf fitness center.

The $3.4 million Gulati Complex includes a 5,000-sf fitness center.

June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Casaccio Yu Architects designed the 11,300-sf fitness and social complex.

In the spring of 2009, Muhlenberg College embarked on an expansion and renovatio

In the spring of 2009, Muhlenberg College embarked on an expansion and renovation to Seegers Student Union. The college develope

June 08, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Seegers Student Union at Muhlenberg College has been reconstructed to serve as the core of social...

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Scheduled for completion in 2016, Block H consists of a luxury 5-Star hotel and

Scheduled for completion in 2016, Block H consists of a luxury 5-Star hotel and high-end serviced residential building containin

June 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

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

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