As architects design high-performing commercial buildings, supporting life safety via perimeter fire containment systems is critical. Specifying a tested, listed assembly that incorporates six essential design elements and withstands extreme testing conditions can help architects support passive life safety and optimize opportunities for egress during a commercial building fire.read more
BD+C’s first-ever owners’ survey finds them focused on improving buildings’ performance for higher investment returns.read more
Restraints include high upfront cost, and lack of universal definition and approaches.
SourceBlue draws upon 20 years of supply chain management experience in the construction ind...
First update of ‘safe harbors’ in 15 years provides better clarity for design and construction firms.
NBBJ is among the firms tapping into this trend.
Gains are likely temporary as new industry survey finds widespread pessimism for 2021.
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Despite the coronavirus pandemic, many college and university residences were completed in time for classes, live o...
Battle over IP property claims by ICC and other codes bodies continues.
Businesses that install green roofs, rain gardens, permeable pavement, and rainwater harvesting are eligible.
Skylab designed the project.
New industry outlook finds most contractors expect demand for many categories of construction to decline.
The January 7 episode of BD+C's The Weekly is available for viewing on demand.
May limit the number of firms that could compete for contracts.
Projects include new General Assembly Building, outpatient facility at Virginia Commonwealth University.
The Edward J. Stemmler Hall project has won a Bronze Award in BD+C’s 2020 Reconstruction Awards.
Dwindling list of project starts forces contractors to lay off workers.
Will accelerate pace of lead service line replacement.
Some communities will have 90% of their affordable housing at risk.
SOM designed the project.
Its latest completion is an office/factory/warehouse combo for one of Marvin Window’s brands.
Nearly 23% of employees will work from outside of offices.
Many commercial projects languish, even while homebuilding soars.
Founded by Curt Moody, FAIA, NOMA, and the late engineer Howard E. Nolan, the firm’s work is centered on the belief...
When value engineering is referenced in our industry, our minds may immediately go to a process that reduces projec...
The 51,987-sf Sazerac House is an interactive cocktail museum, active distillery, corporate headquarters, and event...
Perkins+Will designed the project.
Sales completions at end of Q3 were down over 41 percent from the same period a year ago.
CROSSWALK web service accesses standards specific to projects from feasibility to turnover.
One-stop-shop for information associated with technology validations in buildings.