Based on feedback from women in Skanska’s Boston, New York, and Seattle offices, the firm created two safety vest options—one with a tapered waist, the other with an adjustable elastic waist band—made from a breathable mesh material that makes the vest lighter and more comfortable in warm climates. All images courtesy Skanska USA
A safety vest is the first piece of equipment to undergo an update.read more
Construction spending declined 0.3% in July, totaling $776 billion on a seasonally adjusted annualized basis.
Technology and curation allow customers to personalize their product selections.
In-unit washer/dryer heads our ranking of the top indoor amenities in multifamily housing developments.
The facility recounts the narratives of the school’s storied sports history.
K-12 school districts are emphasizing practical, hands-on experience and personalized learning.
Pavegen says its technology delivers a new level of human engagement in sustainability initiatives.
Horizontally installed IMPs require a healthy amount of coordination with the project’s design team.
A new AGC-Autodesk survey finds more companies turning to technology to support their jobsites.
Growing economy means more jobs, more cars, more hours stuck in traffic.
AGC asks for more funding for education and increased immigration to fill gaps.
Photo: Tall wood building student residence currently under construction at UBC in Vancouver, B.C. Credit: Acton Ostry Architects
The guide summarizes provisions for the use of wood and wood products in the 2018 IBC.
The U.S. Green Building Council says that the LEED residential market has grown 19% since 2017. Nearly 500,000 single...
Last January, Digital Realty opened a 230,000-sf data center in Ashburn, Va., one of this sector’s most robust zones. Built by DPR Construction using concrete tilt-up panels, this was the Digital Realty’s first deployment of its mega-scale prototype, and the time from groundbreaking to IST/Occupancy took only eight months. Phase 1 includes a 6-MW data hall, the first of six halls with equal critical power planned over the data center’s three-year buildout period. Photo: Ulf Wallin
This and more data center sector trends from Building Design+Construction's 2019 Giants 300 Report.
The Denny Substation includes 44,000 sf of open space that invites local residents and visitors to frequent the compl...
Improved safety, better adoption of electric scooters and autonomous vehicles are possible if drivers ease off the ac...
Payback ranges from five to 15 years.
Other states have no ban, but have strengthened building codes for tidal wave resilience.
From building prefab factories in the sky to incubating the next generation of AEC tech startups, our 2019 class of A...
Photo of a pop-up park in England. Source: Wikimedia Commons
Pop-up parks that provide instant open areas for public use and programming can revitalize under-utilized spaces and...
Buro Happold has been building up to the Computational Collective initiative for a while: its Jewel Changi Airport project (shown here with its rain forest and floor-to-ceiling vortex), which predates the Collective, required five of the firm’s offices around the world to work together. Photo: Buro Happold
The firm's Computational Collective initiative presents employees with “a different way of thinking and working.” ...
The closest seat will be only 15 feet from the field.
Innovation has been in Clayco’s DNA since this general contractor was founded in 1984.
New AISC "Designing with Structural Steel - A Guide for Architects"
This is the first “palletless” system that Westfalia Technologies has installed.
Our solutions to both today’s and tomorrow’s challenges lie at the convergence of technologies, industries, and types...
The Opera House is part of a new urban master plan for Shanghai.
Plan including sand dunes and mechanical barriers would cost as much as $32 billion.
Researchers say program will reduce injuries, save lives.
Initiatives include cool streets, cool roofs, and broader urban tree canopy.
Are there existing organizations that have already addressed some of these issues that we can study and learn from?...