Cladding and Facade Systems

March 12, 2012 | By BASF

Retrofitting our existing commercial buildings is one of the key steps to overcoming the economic...

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February 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

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

Nearly 400 traditionally styled, high-performance, low-maintenance windows with double-pane insulating glass were installed in t

February 01, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

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

The reconstruction of the Modern Theatre revived a city landmark. The project he

The reconstruction of the Modern Theatre revived a city landmark. The project helped reinvigorate Boston's Downtown Crossing.

January 31, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

A savvy Building Team reconstructs a Boston landmark into a multiuse masterpiece for Suffolk Univ...

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At the new $654 million Rush University Medical Center, the ground-level hospital entryway includes a four-story, all-season ope

January 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

At a cost of $654 million, the 14-story, 830,000-sf medical center, designed by a Perkins+Will te...

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New SJI Rule on Steel Joists

According to a new rule issued by the Steel Joist Institute, the proper way to hang loads from joist chords is concentrically (n

January 03, 2012 | By Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

A new rule from the Steel Joist Institute clarifies when local reinforcement of joists is require...

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Rental Renaissance, The Rebirth of the Apartment Market

Gables 5th Street Commons, a four-story, 138-unit mixed-use apartment complex by developer Gables Residential, near the Universi

January 03, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Across much of the U.S., apartment rents are rising, vacancy rates are falling. In just about eve...

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BCA

A unique and valuable aspect of the document is to identify several of the most common issues, pitfalls and challenges that BCA

December 20, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

This publicly available document is applicable to most building types and distills the long list...

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The George and Ellen Rieveschl Digitorium is the figural heart of Griffin Hall, comprising a two-story hall, embraced by the lay

December 16, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The sustainable building solution, built for approximately $255-sf, features innovative materials...

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December 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Nominate a colleague, peer, or even yourself. ...

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Glass balconies BD+C December 2011

When the glazing system windows are open, horizontal twin ball-bearing runner carriages with a high load-bearing capacity keep s

December 10, 2011 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Operable glass balcony glazing systems provide solution to increase usable space in residential a...

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ICS Builders BKSK Architects St. Hildas House Manhattan

The architectural and construction team's design approach and construction practices reflected the resident nuns desire to conn

December 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The facility's design highlights the inherent link between environmental consciousness and religi...

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Summit Design+Build Chicago's Esquire Theatre

To maintain the Oak Street streetscape, boutique retail will be included on the ground floor and floors will be raised to match

December 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The 33,000 square foot building will undergo an extensive structural remodel and core & shell...

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Fraser Brown MacKenna Green Gown Award GE Fogg Building

Once uneconomic to heat and suffering from extreme solar glare, the concrete structure of the building was corroded and the wind

December 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Working closely with staff at Queen Mary University of London, MEP Engineers Mott MacDonald, Cost...

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Kingspan Insulated Panels Environmental Product Declaration

Information in the declaration is based on an ISO-compliant life cycle assessment and verified by a third party, in the case of

November 29, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

EPD is a standardized, internationally recognized tool for providing information on a product’s e...

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Casino Del Sol expansion Leo A Daly McCarthy Building companies

The expansion, which began construction 18 months ago, adds 215 new luxury hotel rooms, along with a conference center that can

November 28, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Firms partner with Pascua Yaqui Tribe to bring new $130 million Hotel, Spa & Convention Cente...

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Survey office technology

More than 70% of survey respondents are employing strategies that include open, collaborative workspaces with less individual of

November 22, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The survey also found that by 2015, the standard of square feet allocated per employee is expecte...

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The extent of concrete deterioration was so severe that the balconies and walkways were completely removed and replaced with new

November 09, 2011

Originally built in 1973, the building had received several alterations over the years but the pr...

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The panels were finished in Cool Bright Red and replaced a standing seam metal roof that was not performing properly.

October 26, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

School remained in session during the renovation and it was important to minimize the disruption...

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AIA LI bestowed the award in recognition of an outstanding use of sustainable design practices during BBS work at the Nesconset

October 24, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

AIA LI also recognized BBS with the 2011 ARCHI Award Commendation for the St. Charles Resurrectio...

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The R&D Wall Assembly Research Center and Spray Foam Application Technology Research Facility have been built to test and ev

October 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

State-of-the-art monitoring system allows researchers to collect, analyze and process th...

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The Science and Math Learning Center anticipates a 24% reduction in energy use as compared to a similar building, at an annual s

October 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Van H. Gilbert architects enhances sustainability credentials.

Kingspans EPD is a first-of-its-kind achieved by a North American-based manufacturer of insulated metal panels.

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Updates to Path to NetZero.

October 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The Cradle-to-Cradle Certified Wall Protection Line offers an additional option for customers to...

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The new structure serves as the cemetery's focal architectural point and center of operations.

September 30, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The new structure serves as the cemetery's focal architectural point and center of operations.  ...

A sophisticated curtainwall facade will be installed at the new OSU Cancer and Critical Care facility.

September 23, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

A sophisticated curtainwall facade will be installed at the new OSU Cancer and Critical Care faci...

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Special events in major cities including New York City, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and more

September 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Special events in major cities including New York City, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and more.

The Empire State Building has been awarded LEED Gold for Existing Buildings certification.

September 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The 2.85 million-sf building is celebrating its 80th anniversary while nearing completion of its...

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August 23, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Pass this exam and earn 1.0 AIA/CES Discovery lear...

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