Concrete Technology

Precast units from Coreslab Structures (left) being put in place at Valparaiso (

Precast units from Coreslab Structures (left) being put in place at Valparaiso (Ind.) Universitys new student residence. A bath

November 07, 2014 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Few colleges or universities have embraced prefabrication more wholeheartedly than Valparaiso (In...

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September 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Scientists at MIT have found a way to decrease the carbon emissions that result from concrete pro...

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August 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The new concrete mix deforms instead of breaking, removing the threat of flying debris in an expl...

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July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks syste...

June 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienn...

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Salt Lake City, Utah-based Leland A. Gray Architects is adapting the concrete th

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Leland A. Gray Architects is adapting the concrete thinshell structural approach for K-12 schools in

May 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

At $94 a square foot and "virtually indestructible," some school districts in Utah are opting to...

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Illustration: Arup

Illustration: Arup

April 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of...

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February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Mill Junction will house up to 370 students and is supported by 50-year-old grain silos.

Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and James KM Cheng Architects, the 49-story Beach & Howe Tower in Vancouver features a twisting,

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,

Kingdom Tower, set to become the worlds next-tallest building at 1,000 meters, broke ground in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in 2013.

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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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 13, 2013 | Holcim

Thirty specialists from around the world challenge the question of (higher) costs related to sust...

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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 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall syste...

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U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Visi

U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Vision U40 competition. Fifteen teams battled for $5

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 Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component

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.

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. 

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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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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Photo: KSL 5 News, Utah

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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Legendary structural engineer Gene Corley passes away

Legendary structural engineer Gene Corley passes away

March 04, 2013 | CTLGroup

CTLGroup, an expert engineering and materials science firm located in Skokie, Illinois, is sadden...

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To speed construction of the $110 million Capitol Hill Station light-rail statio

To speed construction of the $110 million Capitol Hill Station light-rail station in Seattle, general contractor Turner Construc

February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

To speed construction of the $110 million Capitol Hill Station light-rail station in Seattle, gen...

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Integral bacteria make limestone when water infiltrates concrete, sealing cracks

Integral bacteria create limestone when water infiltrates concrete, sealing microcracks.

February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Two researchers from Delft Technical University in Holland have developed a self-healing cement t...

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February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A group of civil engineers from around the western U.S. is developing additions to the building c...

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August 30, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Ruiz began his career with the Holcim Group in 1986 as electrical supervisor with Holcim Apasco,...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

Bomel Construction Co. recently completed the structural concrete phase of the l

Bomel Construction Co. recently completed the structural concrete phase of the largest construction project ever undertaken at S

May 30, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Components of the $9-million structural concrete construction phase included a 700-foot-long, bel...

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Soaring to a height of 1,776 feet (540-meter), the 2.6-million-square-foot (242,

Soaring to a height of 1,776 feet (540-meter), the 2.6-million-square-foot (242,000-square-meter) the new One World Trade Center

May 15, 2012

One of the biggest challenges in developing this concrete mixture was meeting the Port Authority...

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Matthew L. Brace

Matthew L. Brace

May 11, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Stevens also elected to board of directors and vice-chair.

Stoddert is one of 78 schools spanning 29 states to receive the recognition.

Stoddert is one of 78 schools spanning 29 states to receive the recognition.

May 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Sustainable materials, operational efficiency, and student engagement create high-performance, he...

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