Inside 911 call center in San Antonio, where employees can relax

The Bexar Metro 911 Regional Operations Center in Texas includes areas where employees can get brief respites from their stressful jobs. The design and construction emphasize natural light and air quality. Image: Courtesy of Page

Data Centers | July 21, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Operations Center consolidates activities that previously were being handled at 25 locations. 

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Healthcare Facilities | March 29, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

With a long road of political and financial uncertainty ahead for the healthcare sector, what does this mean for the...

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Codes and Standards | March 29, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Hawaii considers updated 2015 IECC tailored to its climate.

Market Data | March 29, 2017 | ABC

Although all three diffusion indices in the survey fell by more than five points they remain well above the threshold...

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Green | March 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new habitat will sit between two existing buildings, including the Elephant House designed by Norman Foster.

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Codes and Standards | March 28, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The unfinished building was destroyed in a five-alarm blaze.

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Architects | March 28, 2017 | GenslerOn | Nick Bryan

Restroom access affects everyone: people with medical needs or disabilities, caretakers, transgender people, parents...

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BIM and Information Technology | March 28, 2017 | John Caulfied, Senior Editor

One shortcut: sending shop drawings created from laser scans directly to a wood panel fabricator.

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Products and Services | March 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A total of seven InFocus Mondopads were used in the room to accommodate large group work and individual study.

High-rise Construction | March 27, 2017 | CallisonRTKL blog | Maren Striker

CRTKL’s Maren Striker examines Europe’s desire to build upward.

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Codes and Standards | March 27, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

American Wood Council and design and construction professionals are speaking out against the measure.

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Office Building Design | March 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is located in West Chelsea between the High Line and West Street.

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Mixed-Use | March 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Curated Properties and Windmill Developments have teamed up to create a mixed-use building with food as the crux of t...

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Multifamily Housing | March 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Killefer Flammang Architects designed the urban infill project.

Gensler, Inventure Design, Ziegler Cooper, and Rottet Studio have each designed a suite within a tower in Houston that Brookfield Property Partners plans to market as offices of the future, with an emphasis on bold design and collaboration. Image: Brookfield Property Partners

Office Building Design | March 24, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The developer engaged four design firms to come up with unique suites it will market under its DesignHive label. 

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Healthcare Facilities | March 24, 2017 | HDR BLiNK | Joel Worthington & Beth Zacherle

Pediatric experience design must evolve beyond the common mantra of “make it fun” or “make it look kid-friendly.”

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Industry Research | March 24, 2017 | Bradley Corp.

Businesses that have pleasant, well-maintained restrooms can turn into customer magnets.

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Market Data | March 24, 2017 | BD+C Staff and WalletHub

Connecticut, Virginia, and Maryland are all in the top 10 most innovative states, but none of them were able to claim...

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Codes and Standards | March 23, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Mobile capacity planning, conduit points of entry, and electrical resiliency are covered.

Retail Centers | March 23, 2017 | GS&P Dialogue | Vanessa Newton

The retail sector is charting unfamiliar territory as web sales and evolving tastes force a paradigm shift. In our Re...

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High-rise Construction | March 23, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Clouds Architecture, a New York-based architecture firm, has created a design to invert a skyscraper’s traditional ea...

GPX Hurricane with FL Product Approval was used in the new VA Medical Center in Orlando, FL.  Architect: RLF Architects.  Glazier: Harmon Inc. Photo Credit:  SAFTI FIRST

Fire-Rated Products | March 22, 2017 | Bill O'Keeffe |

It may look like a regular window, but these advanced fire resistive glazing systems are recognized in the code as tr...

Construction spending outpaced the nation's GDP growth in 2016, according to JLL's latest construction outlook. But spending remains uncertain this year, as the industry waits to see whether new policies on labor and trade emerge from the new administration. Image: Pixabay

Market Data | March 22, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Impacts on labor and materials costs at issue, according to latest JLL report. 

March 22, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

These roofs allow a significant reduction in operation and maintenance costs for commercial and industrial projects....

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Codes and Standards | March 22, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The study compares costs in five categories of construction.

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Market Data | March 22, 2017 | AIA

Business conditions projected to solidify moving into the spring and summer.

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Industry Research | March 22, 2017 | Moody's Investors Service

Due to a lack of bipartisan agreement over funding mechanisms, as well as regulatory hurdles and practical constraint...

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High-rise Construction | March 22, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The idea behind the residential tower was to provide residents with a full single family home in the sky, complete wi...

Roofing | March 21, 2017 | Duro-Last

The assembly used for this project was Duro-Guard EPS Flute Fill Combo as the base, and then Duro-Guard ISO HD and De...

A 5,000-sm (53,819-sf) show pool is the center of attraction at WaterGarden Istanbul, a “living center” in Turkey's largest city. Image: Courtesy of Gorkem Volkan Design Studio

Retail Centers | March 21, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

WaterGarden Istanbul hopes to attract 15 million visitors a year.

Products and Services | March 21, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

SunGuard CrystalBlue from Guardian Industries, 8300 Series from Wausau Window and Wall, and YES 60 from YKK AP are ju...

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