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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Market Data | May 04, 2020 | Lodging Econometrics

Nationally, under construction project counts hit a new all-time high with 1,819 projects with 243,100 rooms.

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Codes and Standards | May 04, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Now includes private projects with 30% or more of public subsidies.

May 04, 2020 | CallisonRTKL blog | Anne Dullaghan

The lessons learned in the next few months can help shape how we work and design in the future. For now, remote wor...

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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Shay Lam, TPG Architecture's Studio Creative Director, says his firm is advising its hospitality clients to methodically make changes to their designs and offerings that reasssure returning guests that the property is safe.  Image: TPG Architecture

Coronavirus | May 04, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

TPG Architecture recommends post-coronavirus changes in three stages.

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Market Data | May 01, 2020 | AGC

Group warns loan threats are hurting relief program.

Market Data | May 01, 2020 | BD+C Editors

DLR Group completes LA Memorial Coliseum renovation and over 50% of department stores in malls predicted to close b...

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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Codes and Standards | May 01, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agency clarifies responsibility for contractors, others.

All photos ©Lawrence Anderson, courtesy of DLR Group.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | May 01, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The work finished prior to the 2019 USC season.

Gilbane's Supply Chain update cautions that products shipped from certain countries are being held up because of the COVID-19 situation. Image: Gilbane Building Products

   

Coronavirus | April 30, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Imported products seem more susceptible to delays

Market Data | April 30, 2020 | BD+C Editors

College programs help prepare students for careers in the construction industry and a national movement to cancel M...

Hourgian Construction and VT students

Hourigan Construction is among the GC firms that give students and faculty at Virginia Tech a taste of real-world experience. Courtesy Virginia Tech.

Movers+Shapers | April 30, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Universities with AEC programs hone their curricula and research to prepare students to hit the ground running in t...

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Market Data | April 30, 2020 | Lodging Econometrics

Many open or temporarily closed hotels have already begun or are in the planning stages of renovating and repositio...

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Codes and Standards | April 29, 2020 |

Dept. of Buildings has issued more than 100 violations and stop-work orders.

Market Data | April 29, 2020 | BD+C Editors

A new Human performance Center and Construction employment declines in 99 metro areas.

DSU Human Performance Center exterior

All photos courtesy Hastings+Chivetta

University Buildings | April 29, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hastings+Chivetta designed the project.

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Market Data | April 29, 2020 | AGC

Industry officials call for new state and federal funding to add jobs.

April 28, 2020 | Future Built by Skender | Clay Edwards, EVP and Partner, and Ben Stocker, Construction Technologist, Skender, Chicago

Yesterday’s toys have become today’s tools.

Market Data | April 28, 2020 | BD+C Editors

A virtual 'city-forest' to help solve population density challenges and planning for life in cities after the pande...

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Codes and Standards | April 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Will examine ways to reduce infectious threats through building designs and operations.

The Link exterior with drones

All renderings courtesy Luca Curci Architects

Sustainability | April 28, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will house 200,000 people.

Stantec’s Urban Places proposal for lively new mixed-use neighborhood in suburban Newton, Massachusetts was endorsed in a town-wide referendum that demonstrated community-wide support for “greener density.”

April 27, 2020 | Stantec Blog | David Dixon

How we can help our clients and communities transition to planning in the post-pandemic world.

Life of an Architect Podcast | April 27, 2020 | Bob Borson, FAIA

Just about every architect worth their measure develops a design process that works for them - it’s almost like a f...

April 27, 2020 | Nathan Miller |

Sure – computers today look nicer, the experience using them has improved, and we can do exponentially more with th...

Market Data | April 27, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Colleges begin building campus eSports arenas and PCL Construction rolls out portable coronavirus testing centers....

FUll Sail University's Fortress eSports arena

The Fortress eSports arena at Full Sail University. Courtesy Full Sail University.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | April 27, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Universities are building dedicated spaces for eSport athletes to pick up the sticks.

PCL Construction rolls out portable coronavirus testing centers

Canada-based PCL Construction, which has focused lately on expanding its prefabrication capacity, has introduced two models for mobile COVID-19 testing centers that can be transported from factories by trailer and positioned on site by forklifts. Rendering: PCL Construction

   

Coronavirus | April 26, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The prefabricated boxes offer walk-up and drive-thru options.

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Codes and Standards | April 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Elastomeric respirators or powered, air-purifying respirators, and expired N95s are allowable alternatives

Market Data | April 24, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Take a virtual tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House and Construction Contractor Confidence plummets.

Market Data | April 23, 2020 | ABC

As of February 2020, fewer than 30% of contractors expected their sales to increase over the next six months.

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Architects | April 23, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Explore the building with Frank Lloyd Wright Trust curator David Bagnall.

 

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