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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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Market Data | April 29, 2020 | BD+C Editors

A new Human performance Center and Construction employment declines in 99 metro areas.

DSU Human Performance Center exterior

All photos courtesy Hastings+Chivetta

University Buildings | April 29, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hastings+Chivetta designed the project.

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Market Data | April 29, 2020 | AGC

Industry officials call for new state and federal funding to add jobs.

Watch thought leaders from the nation's largest AEC firms present their best ideas, lessons, and innovations for the future of the industry. Offsite construction, generative design, big data, placemaking, AEC superusers, and more! Check out Accelerate AEC!

Supported by Vitro Architectural Glass

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April 28, 2020 | Future Built by Skender | Clay Edwards, EVP and Partner, and Ben Stocker, Construction Technologist, Skender, Chicago

Yesterday’s toys have become today’s tools.

Market Data | April 28, 2020 | BD+C Editors

A virtual 'city-forest' to help solve population density challenges and planning for life in cities after the pande...

Courtesy Pixabay

Codes and Standards | April 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Will examine ways to reduce infectious threats through building designs and operations.

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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The Link exterior with drones

All renderings courtesy Luca Curci Architects

Sustainability | April 28, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will house 200,000 people.

Stantec’s Urban Places proposal for lively new mixed-use neighborhood in suburban Newton, Massachusetts was endorsed in a town-wide referendum that demonstrated community-wide support for “greener density.”

April 27, 2020 | Stantec Blog | David Dixon

How we can help our clients and communities transition to planning in the post-pandemic world.

Life of an Architect Podcast | April 27, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Just about every architect worth their measure develops a design process that works for them - it’s almost like a f...

April 27, 2020 | Nathan Miller |

Sure – computers today look nicer, the experience using them has improved, and we can do exponentially more with th...

Market Data | April 27, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Colleges begin building campus eSports arenas and PCL Construction rolls out portable coronavirus testing centers....

FUll Sail University's Fortress eSports arena

The Fortress eSports arena at Full Sail University. Courtesy Full Sail University.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | April 27, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Universities are building dedicated spaces for eSport athletes to pick up the sticks.

PCL Construction rolls out portable coronavirus testing centers

Canada-based PCL Construction, which has focused lately on expanding its prefabrication capacity, has introduced two models for mobile COVID-19 testing centers that can be transported from factories by trailer and positioned on site by forklifts. Rendering: PCL Construction

   

Coronavirus | April 26, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The prefabricated boxes offer walk-up and drive-thru options.

Courtesy Pixabay

Codes and Standards | April 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Elastomeric respirators or powered, air-purifying respirators, and expired N95s are allowable alternatives

Market Data | April 24, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Take a virtual tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House and Construction Contractor Confidence plummets.

Market Data | April 23, 2020 | ABC

As of February 2020, fewer than 30% of contractors expected their sales to increase over the next six months.

Courtesy Frank Lloyd Wright Trust

Architects | April 23, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Explore the building with Frank Lloyd Wright Trust curator David Bagnall.

 

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Codes and Standards | April 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Seven Finnish companies aim to integrate all technical systems into a single platform.

Market Data | April 23, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The death of the department store and how to return to work when the time comes.

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Codes and Standards | April 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some rooms being repurposed for ICU care.

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Coronavirus | April 23, 2020 | GBBN Insights |

Here are some practical, tactical considerations for reuniting.

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Coronavirus | April 22, 2020 | AIA

Largest monthly decline in billings a direct result of pandemic response.

Boingo reinvents multifamily connectivity with world’s best Wi-Fi
Multifamily Housing | April 22, 2020 | Boingo: Where Connectivity Meets Community |

More than 300,000 residents from 2,200 multifamily properties depend on Boingo’s “instant-on” Wi-Fi.

Market Data | April 22, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Repurposed containers can be used as rapid response airborne infection isolation rooms and virtual site visits help...

Construction activities in several sectors are expected to take a big hit this year as a result of delays and shutdowns related to the COVID-19 virus spread. Image: Pixabay

Coronavirus | April 22, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

[Dodge survey] Contractors girding for recession.

Market Data | April 21, 2020 | ABC

Backlog for firms working in the infrastructure segment rose by 1.3 months in February while backlog for commercial...

VT students virtual reality project

Virginia Tech students and faculty experience an on-campus construction project virtually. Courtesy Virginia Tech Shani Sharif.

Movers+Shapers | April 21, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Students benefit substantively from internships offered by AEC firms.

ACF units modified from existing modular pods

ACF units modified from existing modular containers. Photo: PODS.

Coronavirus | April 21, 2020 | CALLISONRTKL

CallisonRTKL and PODS collaborate on repurposed containers for ACFs

Market Data | April 21, 2020 | BD+C Editors

IoT system helps contractors keep their distance and the multifamily market flattens.

Coronavirus | April 20, 2020 | Andrew Graham, AIA, NCARB, Leo A Daly and Jason Dittrich, Director of Business Development and Marketing, Mueller Associates

As COVID-19 threatens to slow construction work, point cloud technology helps us work safer and faster.

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