Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidden deterioration conditions. A seemingly impervi
This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...read more
To naturally heat the perimeter at Solarluxs new administration building in the Netherlands, a sophisticated operable double fa
When it comes to cost, performance, and aesthetics—not to mention maintenance and long-term resil...read more
Students at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences designed a solar panel that can double a...read more
AkzoNobel's Human Cities initiative commits to improving, energizing and regenerating urban communities globally.
Dutch company AkzoNobel is partnering with Rem Koolhaas' firm OMA to study how the application of...read more
For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.) College, architect MGA Partners reworked the ori
Building Teams must focus on a number of key decisions in order to arrive at the optimal solution...read more
Free tours will be offered, starting in May. Photo: Jack E. Boucher, August, 1969 via Wikimedia Commons/National Park Service
The 14-story tower, one of only two Wright-designed high-rises to be built, has been off limits t...read more
To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rather than build up the base coat. Checking stud ali
Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...read more
Image courtesy Hoffmann Architects
Design experts from Hoffmann Architects offer a brief history of exterior insulation and finish s...read more
The pinwheel is driven by hidden microphones and connected motors.
The proposed design for the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History features a 10-foot pinwheel that...read more
BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall syste...read more
An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com.
When it comes to durability, a 50-year building design ideally should include 50-year coatings. M...read more
As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are corre...read more
Photo: KSL 5 News, Utah
Construction crews are going to extremes to save the ornate brick façade of the Provo (Utah) Tabe...read more
It is hard to talk about restoration without talking about sustainability. This two-hour interact...read more
Parex USA, Inc., the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex, Teifs, LaHabra, El Rey, and Merkrete, unveils tw
Parex USA, Inc., the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex, Teifs, LaHabra, E...read more
Before (left) and after (right)
The Building Team selected Centria's Formawall Dimension Series to help achieve the retrofit proj...read more
The new outer envelope of the A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building serves as a thermal blanket in winter, reducing the need for mech
An aged federal building gets wrapped in a new double wall glass skin.
Insulation, ceiling panels, sunshades.
HOK was honored for their work with Cedars?Sinai on a "transformational" project at the landmark medical center.
42nd annual awards from the Los Angeles Business Council honor design excellence.
The academic building, completed in 2009, provides classrooms, computer labs, faculty offices, an...read more
By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.
An integral part of the balance of light and mass in many Modernist buildings, skylights are also notorious for leaks, condensat
This AIA CES Discovery course explores the special reconstruction questions posed by Modern-era b...read more
In bringing back the luster of the original redstone brick faade at the University of Vermonts Redstone Hall, originally built
Strongwells products were used by Plas-Tech Ltd., a Hawaiian fabricator, for an architectural trellis overlooking Waikiki, Hono
MGA Architecture plans to add five more trellis systems on the neighboring building.
Retrofitting our existing commercial buildings is one of the key steps to overcoming the economic...read more
Designed by architectural firm Levi + Wong Design Associates Inc., the 40,000 square foot project elevates the senior living exp
Theater, library, fitness center, and bistro enhance facility.
Building owners must plan ahead for roof replacement to avoid emergency leak remediation expenses.
Gensler served as architect, Balfour Beatty US was the project's contractor, and TBG Partners served as landscape architects.
The "new" building will serve as a repository of Houston memorabilia and rare archival material a...read more