Structural Materials

February 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requi...

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Kingdom Tower, set to become the worlds next-tallest building at 1,000 meters,
January 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff and CTBUH

Experts from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat release their 2014 construction fore...

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Renderings and plans courtesy New Wave Architecture
January 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Forget the rock climbing wall. A developer in Iran is building a rock climbing hall. Tha...

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Renderings courtesy Foster + Partners, Comcast Corp.
January 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The British architect last week unveiled his scheme for the $1.2 billion, 59-story Comcast Innova...

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January 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors offer a roundup of new products and case studies that represent the latest breakthro...

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December 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The world's tallest twisting tower and the rise of augmented reality technology in construction w...

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December 17, 2013 | AISC

Twenty years ago the Northridge Earthquake shook California and the results surprised designers t...

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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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November 13, 2013 | AISC

Design professionals now have a valuable new resource on practical applications for stability des...

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The Furniture Row retail center in Charlotte, N.C., provides a single destinatio
| November 05, 2013 | Star Building Systems

The Furniture Row retail center in Charlotte, N.C., incorporates four specialty stores in a disti...

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November 05, 2013 |

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has added more historic documents to its onli...

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October 25, 2013 | BD+C Editor

In California, there are still hundreds of concrete buildings that need reinforcement to bring th...

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October 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 75-story residential building, designed by SOM, features a dramatically rising helix shape fo...

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The luminous ceilings at the landmark Manufacturers Hanover Trust building in Ne
October 09, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

More than 50 years after SOM completed the Manufacturers Hanover Trust building, the firm is aske...

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October 07, 2013 | New Millennium Building Systems

This three-part course takes a building owner’s perspective on the range of cost and performance...

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October 03, 2013 | AISC

Where will you be on SteelDay this year? Whether you visit a structural steel facility, tour a jo...

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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Springfield, Va. Photo: Paul Warchol
October 01, 2013 | AISC

The Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn and the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., are among p...

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September 26, 2013 | Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

Ten finalists are competing for $250,000 in prizes from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation...

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August 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's rankings of the nation's largest green design and construction fir...

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July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Bow in Calgary and CCTV Headquarters in Beijing are among the world's best new high-rise proj...

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July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a newly posted TED talk, wood skyscraper expert Michael Green makes the case for building the...

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The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component
July 09, 2013 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com. 

A view of the two-story test building. Photo: Kara Peterman
June 14, 2013 | Purdue University

A partnership...

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The Timber Tower, @SOM
June 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a report released today, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill discu...

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May 22, 2013 | AISC

ASTM A1085 is a big step forward in simplifying HSS design and usage, thereby making it a more de...

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May 01, 2013 | AISC

Do you have the next great idea for a groundbreaking technology, model shop or building that coul...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Milliken recently debuted a flexible fabric that allows for concrete installations on slopes, in...

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April 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction crews are going to extremes to save the ornate brick façade of the Provo (Utah) Tabe...

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