Moisture Control/Building Envelope
The Cool Brick is made of porous ceramic bricks set in mortar. Photo credit: The Emerging Objects Corporation.
Cool Brick is made of porous ceramic bricks set in mortar. The bricks absorb water, which cools t...read more
Building envelope expert Bradley Carmichael of Hoffmann Architects explains how rainscreen wall s...read more
Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...read more
Design experts from Hoffmann Architects offer a brief history of exterior insulation and finish s...read more
This course will review the cause and effects of moisture intrusion and explain how fiber cement...read more
Aside from the roof membrane itself, the perimeter roof edge is the most critical component of th...read more
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
It is hard to talk about restoration without talking about sustainability. This two-hour interact...read more
Following completion of construction in spring 2012, the center is now fully staffed and operatio...read more
Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...read more
An aged federal building gets wrapped in a new double wall glass skin.
42nd annual awards from the Los Angeles Business Council honor design excellence.
With features such as Nichiha's Illumination series panels, super-insulating glass units, and LED...read more
State-of-the-art facility provides a controlled testing environment of air and moisture infiltrat...read more
The Living Building Challenge was chosen from a pool of 122 of entries from around the world....
Seegers Student Union at Muhlenberg College has been reconstructed to serve as the core of social...read more
By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.
The full report contains participating firm demographics, energy reduction initiatives undertaken...read more
McCarthy workers joined the patients, donning construction gear and hard hats, to help with their...read more
The design challenges included creating an entry sequence to orient patrons and highlight service...read more
This fully integrated Building Team opted for a multi-prime contracting strategy to keep construc...read more
The living lab—the only one of its kind in Texas—is designed to test various technologies and sys...read more
New facility to more than double emergency department size, boost inpatient beds by 43%.
Rainscreen system installed at the west building expansion of the University of Arizona’s Meinel...read more
Expert advice on how to control wasteful air leakage in the building envelope.
Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...read more
Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and passing the online exam.
Insulated metal panels, or IMPs, have been a popular exterior wall cladding choice for more than...read more
Building is a first-of-its-kind research and demonstration building for sustainable technologies...read more