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!read more
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.read more
Baker Barrios Architects is designing the project.
Recognition that structures should be acoustically satisfying.
Wight & Company is providing design-build services for the project.
UNStudio is designing the project.
The building is distinguished by its rooftop solar array and its air-tight envelope.
Average asking rental rate posts 4.2% annual growth.
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The platform provides real-time monitoring to help avoid unnecessary evacuations and improve emergency response.
All must comply by January 1.
"For thousands of years we remained on the ground, and only in the last 100 years have we made drastic progress in our aviation journey. Volary pays homage to this passion, as the entire structure is designed to look as if it’s suspended in the air," says Walter Hughes, Humphreys & Partners' Chief Innovation Officer. Rendering and animated video courtesy Humphreys & Partners Architects
In this two-minute video, Walter Hughes, Humphreys' Chief Innovation Officer, walks us through his firm's design conc...
When it comes to the design and space planning of your residence life program, the quality of the space you create wi...
Rainer Square, a 58-story tower in Seattle, is being built around a steel-and-concrete composite core wall system that Magnusson Klemencic Associates developed over a three-year period with Purdue University, with funding from The Pankow Foundation. Ron Klemencic, PE, SE, Hon. AIA, MKA's Chairman and CEO, says this system will save the developer eight months in construction time. Rendering: Magnusson Klemencic Associates
With its Speed Core composite core wall system, Magnusson Klemencic Associates thinks it’s found a faster way to comp...
CallisonRTKL Vice President Marc Fairbrother explains how struggling American malls can turn it all around.
Specht Architects designed the project.
Construction industry must also invest in training, recruiting high school students.
U.K.-based general contractor Mace Group built working factories on top of two high rises while they were under construction in Stratford, England. The 47,355-cubic-meter factories allowed Mace to complete 18 stories in 18 weeks. Matt Gough, Mace’s Director of Innovation and Work Winning, says the factories were “cost neutral.” Photo: Mace Group
The six-story factories eliminated the need for tower cranes, and increased productivity to the point where crews cou...
Robins & Morton provided construction services for the project.
Is it the dream of every architect to have their own firm one day? I can recall hours and hours of conversations that...
A 90-foot mural overlooks the courtyard of a new residential building.
Barreca & La Varra designed the project.
Among the 16 nonresidential construction spending categories tracked by the Census Bureau, seven experienced increase...
A cannabis flower room by MJ12 Design Studio. Note stationary benching, HPS lighting, epoxy flooring, Dosatron fertigation system, and fiberglass-reinforced plastic eight feet above floor finish over moisture resistant gypsum wallboard with epoxy paint. Mechanical equipment was mezzanine mounted for ease of O&M and to ensure separation from cultivation areas. Courtesy MJ12 Design Studio
AEC firms are rushing to fill orders for cannabis facilities in the 33 states where the sale of medical marijuana is...
BD+C's annual 101 Top Products program recognizes the best new or upgraded products for the building design and const...
Reducing number of parking spots frees up land for ‘more purposeful’ uses.
GHESKIO Tuberculosis Hospital, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, by MASS Design Group. Photo: Iwan Baan, www.iwan.com, courtesy AIA
A VA rehab center in Palo Alto, Calif., and a tuberculosis hospital in Haiti are among five healthcare facilities to...
The design looks to reorient the museums towards the city.
But owners and operators must be on the same page to achieve meaningful sustainability, says a new ULI report.
Multifamily developers show no signs of pulling back on specialty spaces and unique offerings in an effort to attract...
Wide range of solutions address numerous environmental challenges.
The growth spurt continued even as business investment declined for the first time since 2016.
The Pablo Center at the Confluence in Eau Claire, Wis., was constructed to fit into its site where the Eau Claire and...