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The new 20,000-sf Sideyard building in Portland, Ore., includes a cross-laminated timber structural system. A new report gauges the growth prospects for mass timber in North America's construction industry. Image: Stephen Miller

Building Materials | July 05, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

There should be plenty of wood, but production capacity needs to catch up.

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January 01, 2005 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

To say that the speculative office market is returning to health would be an egregious overstatement. Vacancy rates r...

October 01, 2003 | By Staff

Revitalizing a worn-down or underused building and restoring it to a useful purpose can be one of the most challengin...

December 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

When the National Football League's Arizona Cardinals decided to build a new stadium in 2000, the desert climate was...

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Sixty-four-year-old Robins & Morton has grown from the small Robins Engineering Company of Birmingham, Ala., into...

November 01, 2008 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When you've got to go, you've got to go. But where? “The reality is that public restrooms matter to the public. The w...

July 01, 2007 | Jim Haughey, Director, Research and Analytics, Reed Construction Data

Healthcare construction spending increased 14% over the last 12 months and is expected to continue expanding at the s...

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.

 

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February 01, 2002 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

From the design and construction of the first pyramids by the Egyptian architect Imhotep in 2780 B.C., until the 20th...

October 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

When Kansas City's classic Union Station opened in 1914, it was the second largest in the U.S., exceeded in size only...

January 01, 2007 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

An avocado rancher, an Ironman triathlete, a star college quarterback, and a semi-retired mountain guide are among th...

September 01, 2005 | David Barista and Merritt Watts

The nation's colleges and universities are building at such a pace, and to such a level of luxuriance, as to defy aug...

December 01, 2006 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

There's Team Puma in the Great Plains, e-Steel in the Southwest, the Steel Frame Alliance in the Midwest and South, a...

October 01, 2007 | Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Employees heading to the cafeteria in USG's new headquarters in Chicago are waking up to something besides a shot of...

October 01, 2008 |

The show will go on in Kansas City's beloved Music Hall and Municipal Auditorium thanks to a fast-track renovation an...

January 01, 2008 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Let's see, anything new in the housing market since our report of a year ago? Nothing much. Just the complete collaps...

May 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

After dropping out of both Brown University and Amherst College and finally giving up his dream of playing profession...

February 26, 2007 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Canada's largest geothermal system (and the second largest in North America) sits inconspicuously beneath a beautiful...

January 01, 2009 |

Associate VP, project manager TranSystems, Norfolk, Va. EDUCATION BS, MBA, Old Dominion University PROFESSIONAL CREDE...

October 01, 2008 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash., was built in 1913 and spent nearly a century morphing into a patchwork of outda...

August 11, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

A sea change is gripping the U.S. building industry. Three-dimensional building information modeling is enabling Buil...

January 01, 2009 |

CEO Harris Companies, St. Paul, Minn. EDUCATION BS, Iowa State University PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS LEED AP ACCOMPLISH...

March 01, 2001 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

There comes a time when even the most celebrated building exteriors are in despair. While interior spaces tend to be...

March 01, 2002 | By Morgan Luciana Danner, Production/Web Editor

Instrumental in the birth of the skyscraper, the late New York City architect George B. Post designed a more ornate t...

May 01, 2009 | BD+C Staff

Looking to spice up a dilapidated building with a fresh new brick face? Consider these valuable recommendations from...

September 01, 2002 | Staff

Only one year after September 11, 2001, the building sites that were the targets of the terrorist attacks on that hor...

October 01, 2004 | By Matthew Phair, Contributing Editor

"If you are ever discouraged, or disappointed with your life, I advise you to go to the backstage door of the Biltmor...

December 01, 2007 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

What do Albert “The Boston Strangler” DeSalvo, Malcolm X, Sacco and Vanzetti, Mick Jagger and Annette Bening have in...

March 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Although most A/E/C professionals view grey-water recycling as an application only for the most radical "green" build...

February 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Increased trade with Asia— primarily with China — is altering traditional shipping patterns and making Southern Calif...

February 01, 2009 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

The nanomaterials revolution has brought many innovations to the building sector in recent years—concrete that cleans...

August 01, 2008 | By Shawn Martin, Technical Director, Plumbing Manufacturers Institute

Low-flow showerheads are a tempting proposition for building designers, contractors, and owners looking to boost the...

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