Oracle Construction and Engineering Innovation Lab, Deerfield, Ill., AEC Innovators, Burcin Kaplanolgu

The 20,000-sf Oracle Construction and Engineering Innovation Lab in Deerfield, Ill., replicates an actual jobsite, and allows visitors to walk through five different stages of construction work, to test new technologies and training techniques, or to share best practices with peers. Photo: Oracle 

  

AEC Innovators | August 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Oracle Construction and Engineering Innovation Lab allows visitors to walk through five different stages of construction work, to test new AEC technologies and training techniques.

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Codes and Standards | May 16, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

“Twitter tax break” may have worsened some of the area’s problems.

All renderings courtesy CO Architects

Healthcare Facilities | May 16, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

The trapezoidal shape of the building is an eco-friendly feature.

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Hotel Facilities | May 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

MCR and Morse Development spearheaded the project.

Custom builder Loudermilk Homes once relied exclusively on house wrap as their air and water barrier of choice. But once they learned about the benefits of the ForceField® air and water barrier system, they switched. Sherwin Loudermilk of Loudermilk Homes explains why. Click here to watch!

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May 15, 2019 | Travis Fischer, Kinsley Contruction, Inc. |

By constructing materials before they hit the job site, trade contractors are boosting their operations.

AI and digital twin firm Reconstruct Inc. closing $7.7 million Series A investment

Rendering: Reconstruct Inc.

AEC Tech | May 15, 2019 | Reconstruct Inc.

Reconstruct’s AI and digital twin capabilities provide indoor/outdoor views for project stakeholders to track and res...

Transit Facilities | May 15, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

A public art piece created by artist Folayemi Wilson will be just one of the eye-catching features of the new Damen G...

While drainable building wraps share the ability to shed bulk water faster than standard wraps, not all are up to par. Tear strength, air holdout, UV resistance, and breathability still matter. Only TYPAR ® Drainable Wrap™ pairs drainability with overall industry-leading weather protection.

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Codes and Standards | May 15, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Newly hired inspectors getting up to speed.

All renderings courtesy AD&V

Mixed-Use | May 15, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Álvarez-Díaz & Villalón designed the project.

The 26,000-sf Statue of Liberty Museum replaces a much smaller facility that could only accommodate about one-fifth of the island's daily visitors. Image: David Sundberg/Esto

Museums | May 15, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This LEED-Gold building features three exhibit spaces that give visitors more access to and engagement with the statu...

May 14, 2019 | Star Building Systems |

Star is committed to leading the way in building industry technology.

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Codes and Standards | May 14, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Naval Postgraduate School program maps locations nationwide.

All renderings courtesy HOK

Office Building Design | May 14, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

The building’s design is inspired by the design of its fleet of cruise ships—with flowing lines.

Mixed-Use | May 14, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Beach Company is developing the project.

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Codes and Standards | May 13, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Urban core living costs hundreds of thousands more in largest U.S. cities.

Rendering of completed hotel

All images courtesy Danny Forster & Architecture.

Modular Building | May 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Danny Forster & Architecture designed the building.

May 10, 2019 | Star Building Systems |

This course describes sustainable directions in the custom-engineered, BIM-driven approaches.

Designing behavioral health facilities [AIA course]

A group room at the Texas Health Recovery & Wellness Center, in Mansfield. Note the significant use of natural light and vandal- and ligature-resistant furniture. Behavioral health patients spend much of their time out of their rooms. Photo: Steve Hinds/Smith Seckman Reid

BD+C University Course | May 10, 2019 | Debbie Gregory, DNP, RN; James M. Hunt, AIA; Kimberly Newton McMurray, AIA, EDAC; and Ben Szela, PE, CEA

Recent gun violence, the opioid epidemic, and other social issues with significant behavioral health implications und...

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Museums | May 10, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Construction will begin in fall 2019.

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Market Data | May 09, 2019 | Lodging Econometrics

Projects currently under construction stand at 1,709 projects/227,924 rooms.

Construction of new children’s hospital addition in NW Florida had to weather several storms

The four-story tower addition includes a 72-bed neonatal ICU and 10-bed pediatric ICU. Image: Jim Hobart/MacBeth Studio

Healthcare Facilities | May 09, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Patient and staff care were primary concerns during this 25-month project, says its GC.

All Photos Courtesy: Paine Field Propeller Airports

Airports | May 09, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

$40 million redevelopment brands hub as true boutique airport.

Mixed-Use | May 09, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

One Chicago will further enliven upscale, artsy area.

All Photos: Rasmus Hjortshoj

Education Facility | May 09, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

Modernistic development brings eye-catching architecture to the Faroe Islands.

Market Data | May 09, 2019 |

Nonresidential input prices rose 0.9% compared to March and are up 2.8% on an annual basis.

All photos: Kmiecik Imagery

Sports and Recreational Facilities | May 09, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Design-build firm Wight & Company completed the building.

Multifamily visionary: AvalonBay's relentless attention to detail

Common area at AVA DoBro, a 30-story, 500-unit apartment community in Downtown Brooklyn by AvalonBay Communities. Photo: Alan Schindler for AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

Multifamily Housing | May 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The nation's fourth-largest owner of apartments holds more than 85,000 apartments in 291 communities. 

University Buildings | May 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will utilize the design-build resources of Clayco and BatesForum.

Green | May 08, 2019 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Getting wellness to pay off may not be that simple, or even a wise investment to begin with, according to a new peer-...

Austin-area Boys & Girls Club opens headquarters with robust local financial support

The new building will allow the club to offer its after-school programming to another 500 kids. Image: Tre Dunham

Cultural Facilities | May 07, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Facility is expanding its after-school programming.

May 07, 2019 | Elizabeth Cotton |

Glass with a high visible light transmission is key to creating a naturally well-lit home and work environment.

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