Building Materials

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

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