Uptown Bay City transforms a former industrial crane-manufacturing site into vibrant mixed-use riverfront community.
When developers of Uptown Bay City (Bay City, Mich.) began transforming the former industrial sit...read more
The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...read more
The panels have rectangular dimensions, with shades of red and gray to mirror the colors of the brick and concrete on nearby his
The design team for the Third North apartment complex specified Nichiha’s Illumination Series arc...read more
The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consu...read more
The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C., has turned the national award-winning buildin
Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation trick...read more
The 58-story DC Tower 1 is the first of two high-rises designed by Dominique Perrault Architectur...read more
Husqvarnas DXR140 demolition robot in action. The robot shown here is controlled by remote human operation, though other models
Building Teams across the globe are employing advanced robotics to simplify what is inherently a...read more
All images Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun.
The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior des...read more
Zahner ShopFloor Engineer Craig Long demonstrates one of the ShopFloor design tools. Photo A. Zahner Company
The web-based tool uses the company's factory floor like "a massive rapid prototype machine,” all...read more
From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...read more
The Hallidie Building's glass-and-steel skin is generally recognized as the forerunner of today’s...read more
Electrochromic glass, like this product from Sage, alters its transmittance characteristics when an electrical current is applied, through the use of a specialized lamination that essentially integrates shading into the glazing unit.
Phase-change materials, electrochromic glass, and building-integrated PVs are among the breakthro...read more
The 1,476-foot-tall structure will showcase Korean cloaking technology that utilizes an LED façad...read more
Dubbed BIQ house, the building features a bright green façade consisting of hollow glass panels f...read more
This course discuses the latest technological advances in glazing, which make possible ever more...read more
The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component that was created specifically for this building: The Rocker, which supports the world's largest cable-net glass wall.
KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...read more
An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com.
A researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory calls building enclosure commissioning “the...read more
Midtown Community Court, designated as a New York Historic Landmark, embarked on an $18 million r...read more
Chaz Schafer brings impressive achievements and experience to CENTRIA’s marketing team
St. Joseph Patient Care Center, Orange, Calif. Photo: Tom Kessler
Low-emissivity glasses are critical to making today’s buildings brighter, more energy-efficient,...read more
In many cases, curtain wall failures are caused by fairly simple errors that occur during the fab...read more
For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, Ill., the design team specified
Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...read more
It is hard to talk about restoration without talking about sustainability. This two-hour interact...read more
Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replaces a branch library building formerly located on the site. Its net-zero energy and carbon-neutral design scheme was crucial to getting the $5.5 million, 9,500-sf replacement project approved by the city board.
The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...read more
Kawneer Company, Inc., an Alcoa business and the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum p...read more
SAFTI FIRST supplied SuperLite II-XL 60 insulated with Solarban 70XL in SAFTIfire CW Framing (middle) in a continuous span from the 7th to the 10th floor, with a segmented portion at the center per the architects design. It also matched the non-rated systems seamlessly.
The majority of fire rated glazing applications occur inside the building in order to allow occup...read more
Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at Californias West Valley College were replaced with aluminum-framed, thermally broken windows from NanaWall in a bronze finish that emulates the look of the original building. Photo: NanaWall Systems Inc.
Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at California’s West Valley College were replaced...read more