A two-story building on the campus of Technical University in Dresden, Germany, will demonstrate the facility of carbon-fiber reinforced concrete. Images (c) Iurii Vakaliuk, IMB, TU Dresden 

A two-story building on the campus of Technical University in Dresden, Germany, will demonstrate the facility of carbon-fiber reinforced concrete. Images (c) Iurii Vakaliuk, IMB, TU Dresden

    

Building Materials | June 04, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

But greater use of these materials still faces obstacles.

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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.

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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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...

ALPOLIC metal composite materials have been used in the architectural and commercial building worlds for years. But recently, architects are starting to specify it for residential and other non-traditional applications.  With exceptional warranties and a variety of finishes, it is a perfect fit for homeowners wanting something different.

 

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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.

 

ALPOLIC Tamanna Residence
Voice of the Brand | May 07, 2020 | ALPOLIC Metal Composite Materials

ALPOLIC metal composite materials have been used in the architectural and commercial building worlds for years. But...

Market Data | May 07, 2020 | BD+C Editors

5 memory care communities with a strong sense of mission and making jobsites safer in the COVID-19 world.

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Coronavirus | May 07, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Responsibilities of manufacturers, distributors, and fabricators outlined.

Re-occupancy Assessment Tool, American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Coronavirus | May 07, 2020 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is releasing a new Re-occupancy Assessment Tool today that provides stra...

Coronavirus | May 06, 2020 | Alan Pullman, AIA, and Shannon Heffernan, AICP, Studio One Eleven

Cities and communities will need to adjust public space to allow customers back in with distancing in mind.

Image of a Shawmut Design + Construction employee

Shawmut Design and Construction has introduced a robust infection control plan for its jobsites, complete with employee monitoring protocols and technology. Image: Shawmut

   

Coronavirus | May 06, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A leading construction manager and installer certification alliance share their insights.

Market Data | May 06, 2020 | BD+C Editors

5 questions engineers will ask after COVID-19 and coronavirus threatens push for denser housing.

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Engineers | May 06, 2020 | Cannon Design Blog | Keith Hammelman, PE

What will be the new normal in the post-COVID-19 world and to what extent will the way we interact with the built e...

Contractors framing

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Codes and Standards | May 06, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Staggered start times, rigorous tool cleaning, virtual training among the strategies.

Lobby of Arbor Terrace at Fulton (Md.), designed by BCT Architects

Lobby of the 86-unit assisted living/memory care community Arbor Terrace at Fulton (Md.), designed by BCT Architects. Photo: Green Sofa Productions

Senior Living Design | May 05, 2020 | BY PAT CURRY, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR

Communities in California, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, and Virginia display excellence in memory care facility dev...

Hotel rooftop amenities: Ideas for converting idle rooftop spaces [video]
Hotel Facilities | May 05, 2020 | Base4

From fire pits to infinity pools to urban gardens, hotel design experts with Base4 offer smart ideas for making the...

Market Data | May 05, 2020 | BD+C Editors

A new temporary hospital pops up in N.J., and apartment firms' reactivation plans begin to take shape.

BNBMC Temporary Hospital with contractors

All photos courtesy Holt Construction

Healthcare Facilities | May 05, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is located in Paramus, N.J.

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Codes and Standards | May 05, 2020 |

New model building code nearly finalized.

Coronavirus | May 05, 2020 | SmithGroup Perspectives blog | Erin Miller

We can use this moment as a test-case to build greater flexibility into how we pursue, win and deliver capital proj...

Market Data | May 04, 2020 | BD+C Editors

How working from home is influencing design and is this the end of the open office?

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