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.read more
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Would apply to appliance, equipment efficiency and reduce water use.
Vancouver, Canada’s third largest metropolitan area, has the country’s highest seismic risk.
The New Amsterdam theater in New York City was the setting last year for a two-week-long engineering assessment of the distribution and control of Grignard Pure through the theater’s HVAC system. The testing, conducted by Jaros, Baum & Bolles, demonstrated that Grignard Pure, in an aerosolized droplet state, behaves like a gas in occupied space. Courtesy of Grignard Pure
At least two solutions are being used to make ventilation systems safer.
Resources for local leaders to overcome obstacles such as density-unfriendly or discriminatory zoning.
Poland’s Olivia Business Center one of the first to install ion air purification devices.
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Using the right planning tools can spur new uses for Class B and C commercial real estate.
Soaring costs, supply-chain problems jeopardize future jobs.
Populous has recently release renderings of the project.
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Tax hikes for beach replenishment offer temporary solution.
The firm recently won a design competition for the project.
This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors speak with AEC industry leaders about the Just Label from the Internatio...
The building has recently topped out.
The winning scheme was chosen from among six others.
Firm aims to reach goal on all designs by 2030.
AIA’s ABI score for February was 53.3 compared to 44.9 in January.
Studio Gang designed the building.
The conversion of a 1970s’-era building demonstrates how older structures can be made more efficient and sustainabl...
Segregated neighborhoods and car-centric cities may not adapt to the European model.
With a bold vision to reshape how people experience spaces, residential design firm joins forces with interior desi...
Its new buildings are certified LEED Platinum.
The supertall tower will include a hotel and residences.
KTGY Architecture + Planning is designing the project.
Strategy uses more targeted approach to invest in low-income areas.
Arquitectonica is designing the project.
Rampant cancellations augur further declines ahead.