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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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Codes and Standards | May 15, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Road closures, new rules for public transit will be imposed.

Platform 16 exterior aerial

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Office Building Design | May 15, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will be adjacent to Google's planned eight million square foot transit village and Diridon Station.

Market Data | May 15, 2020 | ABC

The construction unemployment rate was 16.6% in April, up 11.9 percentage points from the same time last year.

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Life of an Architect Podcast | May 14, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

For every architect and designer, there are objects out there that resonate for them in a profound manner and can e...

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Codes and Standards | May 14, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

In state with earliest COVID-19 cases, advisory group developing priorities based on risk.

Codes and Standards | May 14, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Freres Lumber unveils new line of structural elements suitable for high-rise buildings.

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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May 14, 2020 | Stantec Blog | Simon O'Byrne and Pascal Texier

We now have the tools and technology to treat internet like roads, bridges, and other critical pieces of infrastruc...

Market Data | May 14, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The good news about rent might not be so good and some hotel developers consider whether to abandon projects.

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Market Data | May 13, 2020 | AGC

Construction official says new highway funding, employee retention credits and pension relief will help, but lack o...

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Codes and Standards | May 13, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

May contribute to fungal disease outbreaks that endanger patients

Market Data | May 13, 2020 | BD+C Editors

How to design resilient libraries in a post-covid world and vacation real-estate markets are 'toast.'

Market Data | May 12, 2020 | ABC

Nonresidential construction backlog is down 0.4 months compared to the March 2020 ABC survey and 1.7 months from Ap...

Library | May 12, 2020 | GBBN Insights | Amanda Markovic, AIA & Zachary Zettler, AIA, LEED AP

As architects, it has been especially interesting to see how public libraries have deployed their physical resource...

May 12, 2020 | Gensler Dialogue | Lee Billington

In the workplace, digital solutions and platforms have eliminated some of the noise by improving guest check-in, co...

Market Data | May 12, 2020 | BD+C Editors

A 13-point plan to reduce coronavirus deaths in nursing homes and Bjarke Ingels discusses building on Mars.

Rendering of Coral Mountain resort's surf wave basin

The 400-acre Coral Mountain resort in La Quinta, Calif., will include a large water basin for surfing. Image: CCY Architects

AEC Tech Innovation | May 11, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Technology claims to offer surfers the longest ride in a man-made setting.

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Market Data | May 11, 2020 | GlobalData

The industry has proved largely immune to the COVID-19 pandemic due to its prompt transition into online formats an...

P2S Inc. acquires Notkin Mechanical Engineers
Engineers | May 11, 2020 | P2S Inc.

The move expands P2S’ engineering and commissioning presence into the Pacific Northwest.

Mars Science City prototype exterior by BIG

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Sustainability | May 11, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Ingels believes designing for Mars will help us reach sustainability goals on Earth.

May 11, 2020 | APA – The Engineered Wood Association |

Good connection design makes use of wood’s natural characteristics and harnesses its strengths.

Market Data | May 11, 2020 | BD+C Staff

Nashville residential tower will rise 416 feet and the construction industry loses 975,000 jobs.

Goodwin House, Alexandria, Va., designed by Perkins Eastman

Goodwin House, Alexandria, Va., designed by Perkins Eastman. Nine "small house" communities of 12 residents each share this courtyard, where residents can get outside during the COVID-19 quarantine. Photo: © Sarah Mechling / Courtesy Perkins Eastman

Coronavirus | May 11, 2020 | Bradford Perkins, FAIA, and Martin Siefering, AIA

Two nationally recognized experts in the design of senior living facilities offer a 13-point plan to protect our fr...

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Market Data | May 08, 2020 | AGC

Association partner Procore also releases near real-time construction data measuring impacts of coronavirus as asso...

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Senior Living Design | May 08, 2020 | OZ Architecture 

Report provides design solutions that can help reduce germ transmission in older adult communities.

Data centers as a service: The next big opportunity for design teams

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Data Centers | May 08, 2020 | VIATechnik blog | Gregg Young, Board of Advisors, VIATechnik

As data centers compete to process more data with lower latency, the AEC industry is ideally positioned to develop...

Alcove's pool deck

All renderings courtesy Goettsch Partners

Multifamily Housing | May 08, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Goettsch Partners is designing the project.


Market Data | May 08, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The death of the office and Colorado's first multifamily project to receive WELL Precertification.

May 08, 2020 | GBBN Insights | Chad Burke, AIA, LEED AP

The workplace will most certainly look different in the future, but how different it looks will be unique to every...

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Codes and Standards | May 08, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contribiuting Editor

Document examines strengthening buildings for flood, wind, wildfires, and earthquakes.

Lakehouse exterior in Denver Colorado

All photos courtesy NAVA Real Estate Development

Multifamily Housing | May 08, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec and Muñoz + Albin are the project's architects.


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