Once a novelty, offsite construction is taking hold across the industry, as labor shortages persist, the Lean movement grows, and tech-based workflows become prevalent. Photo courtesy Katerra

Giants 300 | July 16, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

We’ve identified five emerging trends that are likely to transform the construction market in the near future.

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Codes and Standards | July 06, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Inconsistent regulatory environment also cited.

Large window overlooking a pool
Codes and Standards | July 06, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

WELL Building Standard pioneer teams with architects to advance wellness innovations in the built environment.

Codes and Standards | July 05, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Follows successful launch of BREEAM In-Use standard.

Teaching Lab in Brown University's ERC

Photo: Warren Jagger Photography

University Buildings | July 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KieranTimberlake designed the facility and Shawmut Design and Construction was the general contractor.

The Curve @ West Angeles' art deco exterior

Rendering courtesy KFA.

Senior Living Design | July 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development includes a mix of low- and very-low-income units.

BIM and Information Technology | July 02, 2018 | DLR Group Insights Blog | Ryan Cameron

We’re well into the digital era of architecture which favors processes that have a better innovation cycle.

Multifamily Housing | July 02, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SPF:architects is designing the building.

Mitchell Hall

Rendering courtesy DesignGroup.

University Buildings | July 02, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

DesignGroup is the architect for the project.

Sunnyside High School

Courtesy Sunnyside High School/Tangram Interiors

Education Facility | July 02, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Tangram Interiors handled the remodeling project.

Mass timber comes of age: Code consideration, evolving supply chain promise new options for tall wood buildings

Photo: APA


Wood | July 02, 2018 | Patricia Layton, PhD, Professor of Forestry, Clemson University

Judging by the outcome of a recent International Code Council Action Hearing, it’s likely that we will be seeing more...

Energy Efficiency | July 02, 2018 | Star Building Systems |

There is an efficient system for mounting solar panels to roofs and turning roof real estate into raw power.

Codes and Standards | June 29, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

‘Alternative’ method now mainstream for nonresidential, highway/street, and water/wastewater construction projects....

Stanford Health Pavilion D

Courtesy Stanford Health Care

Healthcare Facilities | June 28, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The facility recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Glass and Glazing | June 28, 2018 | Elizabeth Cotton |

A product like LUXCLEAR® Protect, an anti-corrosion glass from AGC Glass North America, can help glass-enclo...

Architects | June 28, 2018 | LPA Blog |

The challenge is to design makerspaces that work, spaces that function as a tool for educators to produce better stud...

Construction at sunset
Codes and Standards | June 28, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

May be only way to meet needs as ranks of construction workers decline.

Steve Lichtenberger headshot
Architects | June 27, 2018 | Leo A Daly

He will lead the firm’s global planning, architecture, engineering, and interiors practice worldwide.

The Orchards at ORENCO

The Orchards at ORENCO (Phase I), by REACH Community Development, Ankrom Moisan Architects, William Wilson, Stonewood Structural Engineers, Humber Design Group, RDH, Green Hammer, PAE Consulting Engineers, American Heating, Merit Electric, PMC, Walker Macy, and Walsh Construction. Photo: Casey Braunger / Ankrom Moisan Architects


Multifamily Housing | June 27, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

If you haven’t looked seriously at “passive house” design and construction, you should.

Codes and Standards | June 27, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Vulnerable buildings have welded columns and beams.

Kaneohe Kailua Wastewater Conveyance and Treatment Facilities project aerial view
Industrial Facility | June 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new sewer tunnel and pump station help enhance Oahu’s utility infrastructure.

Healthcare Facilities | June 26, 2018 | GS&P Dialogue | Stephan K. Gartman, RA, LEED AP

Offering the one-two punch of cost savings and convenience, ASCs are increasingly becoming the venue of choice for bo...

Codes and Standards | June 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New policy is likely a first in the nation.

Market Data | June 26, 2018 | Yardi Matrix

Outsize development activity in some major metros could increase vacancy rates and stagnate rent growth.

Verde Center at Peachtree

Rendering courtesy of Ryan Companies

Healthcare Facilities | June 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Construction is anticipated to begin on the initial phase in mid-2019.

Moisture Control/Building Envelope | June 25, 2018 | WR Meadows

The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business qualified as an ABAA project and was checked for continuity...

The Point, aka Pierce Boston is a new 34 story luxury residential tower in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston, home of the Boston Red Sox’ Fenway Park. The LATICRETE SUPERCAP System proved it was the solution to a time, cost and worker safety problem. 

Flooring | June 25, 2018 | LATICRETE SUPERCAP

Time and money are both precious and often too easily compromised on construction projects. This study proves how on...

teachers in a coLab
Education Facility | June 25, 2018 | GenslerOn | Santiago Rivera

Known as the Teacher coLab, the rejuvenated space takes inspiration from academic incubators in higher education.

Curving silver arrow
Codes and Standards | June 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

An Action Guide for Leaders offers answers to critical IPD questions.

The new 603,000-sf outpatient facility on the Richmond campus of Virginia Commonwealth University will consolidate many of VCU Health's services. Image: VCU

University Buildings | June 25, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New buildings for outpatient care, engineering, and rehabilitation of serious injuries and debilities are scheduled t...

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