Building Materials

The KK Residence in Santa Rosa, Calif., a 2011 myMarvin Architects Challenge wi
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
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
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
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
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
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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The 6,000-square-foot Minnesota Fallen Firefighters Memorial incorporates severa
March 07, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The bronze, figurative sculpture of a firefighter rescuing a child, which is currently on display...

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The CLC at Danville consists of two 7,500 sf buildingsnamed Freedom House and L
March 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Residences at VA Danville to provide community-centered housing for military veterans.

Working in partnership, Gensler and Skender Construction have recently completed
March 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Construction was completed by Skender in just 12 weeks.

The new Philadelphia Family Courthouse for the Pennsylvania Department of Genera
March 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Construction is underway for the Pennsylvania Department of General Services’ 510,000-sf facility...

1,000 - Approximate number of questions in the Modern Architecture game by NEXT
March 02, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

66 skyscrapers to built in China over six years; 1,000 questions in the Modern Architecture game;...

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Geo-tagged image shows the exact spot where the photo was taken (red dot) and th
March 01, 2012 | By Ryan Abbott, SUNDT Construction, Inc.

Our expert tells how to organize construction progress photos so you don’t lose track of all the...

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February 29, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The report analyzes the opportunities for BIPV glass products using c-Si, thin-film and OPV/DSC m...

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The 25,600-sf three-story building, which houses the worlds first microbial sin
February 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Designed by WBRC Architects Engineers in association with Perkins + Will.

February 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new elements of the facility now include: efficient lighting with day-lighting controls and o...

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Michael Bohn (Gilbane), Stephanie Mueller (Gilbane), Gene Farb (Elmhurst Memoria
February 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The project employed more than 2,000 tradespeople for a total of 2.1 million hours worked – all w...

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February 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Renovation of art deco landmark will add 21,000 square feet of retail and 110 new parking spaces....

February 21, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Solar industry gathers March 19-21, 2012 in San Jose to discuss technology, market development an...

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February 21, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

National conference set for July 11–13 in San Francisco.

February 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This third draft of LEED has been refined to address technical stringency and rigor, measurement...

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Four types of sustainable roofing systems from Tremco Roofing and Building Maint
February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Changes were so extensive that the certification is for new construction and not for renovation;...

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February 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new headquarters will total 20,455 sq. ft. and feature a loft-style space with exposed masonr...

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February 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Nearly half of all contractor purchases made from stores like Home Depot and Lowe's.

February 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...

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The construction firm also recently completed two stores for the maternity retai
February 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Englewood’s newest project for Wisconsin-based doll retailer American Girl, the company will comb...

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February 10, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Construction workers placed the final structural steel beam atop the Plant, which was designed wi...

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February 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Winning projects will be featured in the May issue of BD+C. 

February 01, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Replacement or retrofit can help keep energy costs from going out the window.

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