Solar flash forward

 Panasonic’s Sustainable Smart Town in Japan

| September 11, 2015 | Panasonic

Looking to integrate solar into your building? Here’s what you need to know

Curved metal panels give roof over community college expansion
| April 15, 2015 | MBCI

A new campus was needed to support an Ohio community college's expanding population

Prices for Construction Materials Fall in January

Construction input prices were down in January, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Prices for other materials were also down on both a monthly and yearly basis.

February 19, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The decline in oil and petroleum prices finally showed up in the produce price index data, accord...

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New school blends with local architecture using Petersen metal roof

The International Magnet School for Global Citizenship in South Windsor, Conn. Photo: Petersen Aluminum

| February 11, 2015 | Petersen Aluminum

Perkins Eastman in Stamford, Conn., designed the school to emphasize and integrate the Internatio...

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A revitalized solar roof for San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall
| January 26, 2015 | Duro-Last Roofing

White thermoplastic PVC roof system fits the bill for rooftop solar installation project at famed...

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One of the largest PV installations in the country, thin-film solar laminate pan
November 17, 2014 | BY C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

This course, worth 1.0 AIA HSW learning unit, provides expert advice on how to make a roof last a...

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July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...

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Renderings: Zaha Hadid Architects
July 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After being criticized for the cost and size of her stadium design for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo...

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February 19, 2014 |

This AIA/CES class offers insight in areas including policies and codes surrounding insulated met...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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October 30, 2013 | MBCI

This AIA/CES-approved presentation provides information regarding proper design to prevent possib...

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U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Visi
October 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Sixty-five up-and-coming AEC stars presented their big ideas for solving pressing social, economi...

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The 1,460-sf green wall at the Papadakis Integrated Science Building, Drexel Uni
September 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A dramatic interior green wall at Drexel University and a massive, 4.4-acre vegetated roof at the...

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Metal is among the roofing categories predicted to grow in a recent Freedonia Gr
September 20, 2013 | Freedonia Group

US demand for roofing is projected to rise 3.5 percent annually to 268 million squares in...

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August 22, 2013 | GAF

Leading North American roofing manufacturer GAF has certified its Gainesville, TX TPO Roofing man...

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July 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Some cities are deliberately discouraging construction of new parking spaces by allowing the cons...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on 

The LEED Gold Appaloosa Branch Library, Scottsdale, Ariz.
July 01, 2013 | Firestone Building Products Company LLC
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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May 14, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When it comes to durability, a 50-year building design ideally should include 50-year coatings. M...

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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 03, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are corre...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is...

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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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March 29, 2013 | GAF

GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, knows that regular maintenance is critical for...

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March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a nanophotonic material that not only reflects...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Wind valves that harness the force of swirling winds to keep the roof in place during storms will...

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March 22, 2013 | Sika Sarnafil

Sika Sarnafil, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes,...

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