Building Technology

June 28, 2013 | Hoffmann Architects

Historic window experts from Hoffmann Architects look back at the origin of windows in the U.S....

June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A recent survey of more than 60 building owners and facility management professionals by Mortenso...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Underestimating thermal bridging can greatly undermine a building’s performance contributing to h...

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June 26, 2013 | Duro-Last

Aside from the roof membrane itself, the perimeter roof edge is the most critical component of th...

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June 18, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Engineers at Brinjac quantify the illuminance and energy consumption levels achieved by increasin...

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A view of the two-story test building. Photo: Kara Peterman
June 14, 2013 | Purdue University

A partnership...

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KONE UltraRope elevator hoisting machine.
June 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

KONE Corporation has announced a new elevator technology that could make it possible for supertal...

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The Timber Tower, @SOM
June 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a report released today, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill discu...

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May 30, 2013 | Jared Krieger, AIA, LEED AP, Gensler

BIM modeling tools are great, but if you can't run efficient, productive coordination meetings, t...

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May 28, 2013 | Craig Dilouie, LC, Contributing Editor

LED lighting technology provides unique advantages, but it’s also important to understand its lim...

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May 20, 2013 | International Parking Institute

Survey of parking professionals reveals how technology is transforming the parking industry.

St. Joseph Patient Care Center, Orange, Calif. Photo: Tom Kessler
May 15, 2013 | PPG Glass Education Center

Low-emissivity glasses are critical to making today’s buildings brighter, more energy-efficient,...

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May 14, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Increasingly, college and university research buildings are doing double duty as homes for K-12 S...

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May 08, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When embarking upon a roofing renovation project, one of the first decisions for the Building Tea...

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May 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In many cases, curtain wall failures are caused by fairly simple errors that occur during the fab...

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May 07, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 400-meter-high, 116-story Imperial Tower in Mumbai will feature a slender, rounded form optim...

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May 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From the Great Pyramids of Giza to the U.S. Interstate Highway System, this infographic outlines...

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May 02, 2013 | AGC

A nationwide group of Building Information Modeling users, known as the BIMForum, is seeking indu...

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May 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new book from LEGO master builder Warren Elsmore offers instructions for creating scale models...

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The design and construction of the hospitals 42-foot-high, 60,000-sf mechanical
May 01, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for the 23-story Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago implements an integrated...

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April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Designed specifically for hospitals, nursing homes, child care centers, and other healthcare faci...

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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 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction crews are going to extremes to save the ornate brick façade of the Provo (Utah) Tabe...

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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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April 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

This webinar will focus on a new software subscription service that will help construction compan...

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April 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Analysis of daylighting control systems in 20 office and public spaces shows that while the autom...

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Jared Krieger (right) conducts a project coordination meeting with two of his Ge
April 05, 2013 | Jared Krieger, AIA, LEED AP, Gensler

Gensler's Jared Krieger offers important tips and advice for managing complex BIM/VDC-driven proj...

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April 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Modular Building Institute recently revealed the winners of its annual Awards of Distinction...

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