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The design for Red Hawk Elementary School stems from the desire to create a vibr

The design for Red Hawk Elementary School stems from the desire to create a vibrant place for kids to learn. In an effort to ach

April 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Illumination Series panels made for a trouble-free, quick installation at a cost-effective price....

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April 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Website offers online continuing education courses registered with the American Institute of Arch...

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Mitsubishi Electric newly developed a control cable that is 20% lighter than the

Mitsubishi Electric newly developed a control cable that is 20% lighter than the one used for the former product.

April 02, 2012 | By BBC

The operation of the elevator is scheduled to begin in 2014.

The Riviera Point development will result in the creation of 441 jobs from the c

The Riviera Point development will result in the creation of 441 jobs from the construction and operation of the center once ful

April 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Riviera Point Holdings breaks ground on $17 million office center.

For the renovation of Mitchell Hall at the University of New Mexico (designed by

For the renovation of Mitchell Hall at the University of New Mexico (designed by Pueblo Revival style advocate John Gaw Meem), t

March 30, 2012 | By Sue Bady, Contributing Editor

With their improved aesthetics, energy efficiency, and durability, replacement windows and doors...

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The RB 500 Roller Shade accommodates large or inclined windows and are designed

The RB 500 Roller Shade accommodates large or inclined windows and are designed to increase the amount of light entering a space

March 29, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Design experts in the iF jury recognized the engineering invested in the RB 500 Roller Shade, inc...

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Several physical details of the Hoover Dam provided inspiration for the design o

Several physical details of the Hoover Dam provided inspiration for the design of the 358,000-sf Smith Center, including the mas

March 29, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Smith Center will be the first major multi-purpose performance center in the U.S. to earn Sil...

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Meridian Design Build has been selected to act as general contractor for a 38-ac

Meridian Design Build has been selected to act as general contractor for a 38-acre redevelopment project for Polmax Transportati

March 28, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The project includes construction of a new 150,585-sf cross dock facility that will include full...

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Updated monthly, noraXchange is designed to help facility managers, architects,

Updated monthly, noraXchange is designed to help facility managers, architects, designers, installers and other building profess

March 28, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Community designed to help building and design professionals address challenges they face in thei...

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Bob Postma, vice president and project executive of the Aviation Center of Excel

Bob Postma, vice president and project executive of the Aviation Center of Excellence for Skanska USA.

March 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Postma will manage Skanska’s nationwide in-house team of airport construction experts who lead th...

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This is the 5th total precast concrete building solution that Blue Sea Developme

This is the 5th total precast concrete building solution that Blue Sea Development, the developer, and Oldcastle Precast have wo

March 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Largest affordable housing development in the nation will provide housing for close to 500,000 pe...

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Construction is now under way on the Valencia College West Campus Building 10, a

Construction is now under way on the Valencia College West Campus Building 10, a new $13.3 million, 59,511-sf facility in Orland

March 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Project led by design-build team of SchenkelShultz Architecture and McCree General Contractors, b...

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Jones Lang LaSalle teamed with HKS Architects of Dallas and contractors Weigand

Jones Lang LaSalle teamed with HKS Architects of Dallas and contractors Weigand Construction of Fort Wayne and Pepper Constructi

March 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Hospital ushers in new era of local access to advanced medical treatments in Northeast Indiana....

The $110 million Math and Science Building occupies the area immediately east of

The $110 million Math and Science Building occupies the area immediately east of the existing Learning and Resource Building and

March 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Designed by Architects | Delawie Wilkes Rodrigues Barker, the new San Diego Mesa College Math and...

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Strongwells products were used by Plas-Tech Ltd., a Hawaiian fabricator, for an

Strongwells products were used by Plas-Tech Ltd., a Hawaiian fabricator, for an architectural trellis overlooking Waikiki, Hono

March 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

MGA Architecture plans to add five more trellis systems on the neighboring building. 

OPN Architects knew using copper as a building material for the Moline Public Li

OPN Architects knew using copper as a building material for the Moline Public Library presented two significant challenges: cost

March 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Architects incorporate decorative copper panels to create the look of a heavy plate copper shingl...

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March 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The last time construction put in place was at this level was 2000-2001.

Photovoltaic panels atop the Knight Management Center at the Stanford Graduate S

Photovoltaic panels atop the Knight Management Center at the Stanford Graduate School harvest enough solar energy to power 12.5%

March 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The 360,000-sf facility underscores what is taught in many of the school’s electives such as Envi...

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Obama has delayed until after the election decisions on regulating ozone levels.

Obama has delayed until after the election decisions on regulating ozone levels.

March 19, 2012 | By Bloomberg News

Proposed ozone rule would cost $19 billion to $90 billion in 2020, according to the White House....

The repair was not proposed as a permanent solution to the building's flaws, but

The repair was not proposed as a permanent solution to the building's flaws, but as a way to keep it stable through a larger tri

March 16, 2012 | By Tim O'Reiley, Las Vegas Review-Journal

By contrast, CityCenter half-owner and developer MGM Resorts International determined last year t...

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Developers of the Collection at RiverPark in Oxnard, Calif., decided to restart

Developers of the Collection at RiverPark in Oxnard, Calif., decided to restart construction on the outdoor mall, which has been

March 16, 2012 | By Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times

Stalled since 2009, developers of the Collection at RiverPark decided to restart construction on...

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The Stego Wrap vapor barrier has been submitted to the HPD Working Group a volun

The Stego Wrap vapor barrier has been submitted to the HPD Working Group a voluntary format for disclosing product content and r

March 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Vapor barrier manufacturer strives to provide better green choices to designers and builders.

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The KK Residence in Santa Rosa, Calif., a 2011 myMarvin Architects Challenge wi

The KK Residence in Santa Rosa, Calif., a 2011 myMarvin Architects Challenge winner.

March 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Architects in U.S. and abroad offered the chance to showcase their very best work.

Contractors want to preserve the Harmon as possibly the world's largest trial ex

Contractors want to preserve the Harmon as possibly the world's largest trial exhibit so they can conduct physical tests to rebu

March 14, 2012 | By Tim O'Reiley, Las Vegas Review-Journal

The testimony began with CityCenter consulting engineer Chukwuma Ekwueme methodically showing pho...

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March 14, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Annual award acknowledges industry’s top roofing professionals.

The revised design keeps the obelisk form of the original with enclosed space gi

The revised design keeps the obelisk form of the original with enclosed space giving way to a see-through crown.

March 14, 2012 | By the San Francisco Chronicle

The glassy white high-rise would be 60 stories and 1,070 feet tall with an entrance at First and...

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The warp-speed construction is a startling illustration of the building boom in

The warp-speed construction is a startling illustration of the building boom in China.

March 13, 2012 | By Jonathan Kaiman, Los Angeles Times

A 30-story hotel in Changsha went up in two weeks. Some question the safety in that, but the buil...

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March 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Company expanding into the Texas market with a new office in Dallas and a satellite facility in A...

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Today, just 24% of the respondents reported that the average space per office wo

Today, just 24% of the respondents reported that the average space per office worker is 100 sf or less; however, 40% reported th

March 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The average for all companies for square feet per worker in 2017 will be 151 sf, compared to 176...

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The Firestone BP iPad app offers building owners, facility managers, contractors

The Firestone BP iPad app offers building owners, facility managers, contractors, architects, and consultants multiple views of

March 07, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Free app provides a preview of Firestone’s Roots to Rooftop Building Envelope Solution with an ov...

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