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40 Under 40 | December 08, 2020 | BD+C Editors

These AEC stars are making their mark in business, philanthropy, and in their communities.

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May 01, 2008 |

Graphics galore Armstrong Ceilings has expanded its line of Infusions Accent Canopies with the addition of a new pale...

May 01, 2005 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

When Rem Koolhaas's Office of Metropolitan Architecture first presented its concept for the building to replace Seatt...

February 26, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

During the past 25 years, building damage from windstorms has accounted for approximately 10% of reported total prope...

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.

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

Middle schools led the growth in K-12 construction spending in 2006, when peak enrollment was in the 8th grade. But t...

July 01, 2001 | Staff

Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. spread its wings this year by acquiring PPK Environment & Infrastructure Pty. Ltd., a S...

April 01, 2009 | Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Jeff McMenamy's newest roofing job is also the largest one on which he's using TrueLo Max Lo Odor, a new low-fuming a...

Get inspired! Brick’s adaptability has made it the premier building material for centuries even as styles come and go. Nothing says “classic” like brick, but nothing says “innovative” like brick either. Check out some examples of how fired clay brick remains a major presence in the 21st Century designer’s palette.

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June 01, 2001 | By Jack Klein

Stephen Klamke feels somewhat vindicated. A recent study by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Research...

March 01, 2008 |

Turner Construction Company is the largest construction company in the U.S., with 5,800 employees in 46 offices natio...

October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

The team behind the new Holyoke (Mass.) Health Center was aiming for more than the renovation of a single building—th...

May 01, 2007 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

When it comes to valuing employees, many firms offer flowery platitudes about attracting and retaining the best and b...

March 01, 2008 |

Almost 10 years ago, principals at RDK Engineers in Andover, Mass., decided to radically reorganize the MEP firm's bu...

September 01, 2007 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Old Patent Office Building in Washington, D.C., completed in 1867, houses two Smithsonian Institution museums—the...

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

Hospital Building Teams are giving increasing attention to patient safety, and with good reason: The Institute of Med...

May 01, 2007 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Having a hard time recruiting top-notch talent? You're not alone. Four of five AEC firms say hiring and retaining sta...

July 01, 2002 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

As new residents of Charlotte, N.C., are seeking to make a connection with the rapidly growing Southeastern hot spot,...

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

Panelized wood roofs have been in use for more than 40 years west of the Mississippi, where wood has always been plen...

January 15, 2008 | By Maggie Koerth-Baker, Contributing Editor and Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

The 40 remarkable individuals profiled on the following pages are some of the brightest stars in the AEC universe—and...

August 01, 2004 | Staff

Comprehensive force protection. Building standoff. Blast proofing. CBR detection. Progressive collapse. Collateral da...

January 01, 2006 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

A few years ago, developer Kathleen Webb wondered about the viability of a mixed-use project that her firm was planni...

July 01, 2006 | By Hannah Schroder, Editorial Intern

The trend toward incorporating green building and sustainable design into modular school construction has been making...

March 01, 2001 | By Gordon Wright, Senior Editor

When former Tonight Show host Johnny Carson joked about "beautiful downtown Burbank," only residents of the Los Angel...

November 01, 2005 | Story and Photos by Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

San Jose, California's third-largest city (after Los Angeles and San Diego), enjoys a robust population of almost one...

July 01, 2001 | Staff

1 (—) $5,406.00Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. 1111 S. Arroyo Parkway, P.O. Box 7084 Pasadena, CA 91109-7084 (628) 578-...

April 30, 2012 |

Insulated metal panels, or IMPs, have been a popular exterior wall cladding choice for more than 30 years. These sand...

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

“People are looking for a hotel experience that plays on the idea of escapism,” says Monica Cuervo, senior associate...

October 01, 2006 | Staff

Vinyl mimics concrete, leather, and wood New vinyl floors from Innovision in the ArtWalk collection accurately replic...

December 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Self-cleaning paints and coatings that use photocatalytic titanium dioxide (TiO2) and are widely used in Europe to co...

March 01, 2005 | Dave Barista

Can the use of wood in school construction create healthier, safer, more productive learning environments? In Japan,...

March 01, 2005 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

For David A. Hansen, AIA, taking on a major project in Asia is nothing new. As a design principal at Chicago's Perkin...

July 01, 2001 | Staff

Edward Friedrichs admits that expanding his firm's global reach has not exactly been a primary initiative over the pa...

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