The Weekly is STREAMING now. Join us at HorizonTV
Infection control in healthcare facilities amid COVID-19 Callison - UCSD_CFSH_3_F.jpg

At UC San Diego Medical Center, CallisonRTKL designed a teaching facility that offers medical simulation training. It includes several design elements that combat infection control, such rounded corners, stepped ceilings, and encased light fixtures for easier cleaning, as well as solid surfaces with chemically bonded seams to remove gaps and cracks. Photo: Brian Henniker

   

Coronavirus | July 01, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor  

Caught off guard by COVID-19, healthcare systems take stock of the capacity and preparedness.

read more
Avenue South Residences facade

All renderings courtesy ADDp Architects

Multifamily Housing | June 09, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

ADDP Architects designed the project.

Architecture after the coronavirus, healthcare design by HMC ARCHITECTS

Technology is expected to play a bigger role in keeping patients and staff safe. HMC Architects designed the operating room at Henderson Hospital in Henderson, Nev., with narrow spectrum lighting for infection control. Dave Fennama/HMC Architects

   

Coronavirus | June 09, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Architecture and construction firms—and their clients—are asking new questions about infection control as it pertai...

NFPA develops business reopening checklist for fire and life safety measures

The new NFPA resource addresses the factors that should be confirmed by a qualified person before re-opening a building to ensure the safety of all its occupants. Photo: Silviu Costin Iancu from Pixabay

   

 

Fire and Life Safety | June 09, 2020 | NFPA

The new checklist helps building owners and facility managers ensure fire and life safety as businesses prepare to...

A much-needed addition to a popular Pittsburgh museum. A new, cutting-edge medical facility in Asheville, North Carolina. What do they have in common? Exterior wall building products from CENTRIA that deliver the goods on both function and design.

 

read more
Coronavirus | June 09, 2020 | Cannon Design Blog |

As the world evolves its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, one clear reality is testing for the virus will be part...

Market Data | June 09, 2020 | ABC

Nonresidential construction backlog is down 0.8 months compared to May 2019 and declined year over year in every in...

Market Data | June 09, 2020 | BD+C Editors

OSHA safety inspections fall 84% and the office isn't dead.

Get inspired! Brick’s adaptability has made it the premier building material for centuries even as styles come and go. Nothing says “classic” like brick, but nothing says “innovative” like brick either. Check out some examples of how fired clay brick remains a major presence in the 21st Century designer’s palette.

read more

Courtesy Pixabay

Codes and Standards | June 08, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agency focuses on preventing disease transmission in healthcare industry.

June 08, 2020 | Hinge Blog | Karl Feldman

As it turns out, one of the High Grown firms’ superpower is digital marketing.

Codes and Standards | June 08, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Frank Lloyd Wright sites set to reopen and construction jobs rise by 464,000.

Courtesy Pixabay

Market Data | June 08, 2020 | AGC

Gains in may reflect temporary support from paycheck protection program loans and easing of construction restrictio...

Courtesy Pixabay

Codes and Standards | June 08, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Risks may not be covered by property insurance.

Upriver Studio Lovvy
Reconstruction & Renovation | June 08, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will be located in Saugerties in upstate New York.

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio and Robie House

Courtesy Frank Lloyd Wright Trust

Architects | June 08, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The sites will reopen on Thursday, June 11.

Coronavirus | June 05, 2020 | Abundance: The Paladino Blog | Lauren Luckett

Three operational issues that must be prioritized for every building in order to achieve tenant trust are air quali...

Market Data | June 05, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The world's first carbon-fiber reinforced concrete building and what will college be like in the fall?

June 04, 2020 | Star Building Systems | Bill Beals, District Manager, Therm-All

With plenty of new changes on the horizon, let’s dive into the top building envelope code updates you need to know...

Courtesy Pixabay

Codes and Standards | June 04, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides new examples and background on mass timber calculations.

Burr and Burton Academy library

All images courtesy KaTO and ZGF Architects

Education Facility | June 04, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KaTO and ZGF Architects designed the building.

Market Data | June 04, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Construction unemployment declines in 326 of 358 metro areas and is the show over for AMC Theatres?

A two-story building on the campus of Technical University in Dresden, Germany, will demonstrate the facility of carbon-fiber reinforced concrete. Images (c) Iurii Vakaliuk, IMB, TU Dresden 

A two-story building on the campus of Technical University in Dresden, Germany, will demonstrate the facility of carbon-fiber reinforced concrete. Images (c) Iurii Vakaliuk, IMB, TU Dresden

    

Building Materials | June 04, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

But greater use of these materials still faces obstacles.

Engineers | June 04, 2020 | IMEG Corp.

The team joined IMEG on May 29.

Barnes Hall of Science at Franklin College

The Barnes Hall of Science at Franklin College, Franklin, Ind., underwent a complete renovation with a new wing.

University Buildings | June 03, 2020 | DAVID MILLER, ASSOC. AIA, LEED AP

David Miller of BSALifeStructures offers technical advice on renovation of college and university laboratories and...

Jennifer Lawrence CICU central lobby

Photos: © Lauren K Davis

Healthcare Facilities | June 03, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The CICU is part of a larger redesign project for the entire hospital.

Courtesy Pixabay

Codes and Standards | June 03, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New law allows workers to sue GCs for wages in class action.

Courtesy Pixabay

Market Data | June 03, 2020 | AGC

Association says new transportation proposal could help restore jobs.

Market Data | June 03, 2020 | BD+C Editors

5 ways to improve cleanliness of public restrooms and office owners are in no hurry for tenants to return.

Courtesy Pixabay

Market Data | June 02, 2020 | AIA

AIA issues three new and enhanced tools for reducing risk of COVID-19 transmission in buildings.

Courtesy Pixabay

Codes and Standards | June 02, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Options include rearranged seating, mobile ordering, designated flow spaces.

Man washing hands at washbar

Courtesy Bradley Corp.

Coronavirus | June 02, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bradley Corp. offers five upgrades to make public restrooms more sanitary.

Antimicrobial building products graphic

Courtesy Perkins and Will

Coronavirus | June 02, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Even during a pandemic, antimicrobial  building products may do more harm than good.

Overlay Init