La Carreta pavilion

La Carreta pavilion, on the Monterrey, Mexico, campus of Tecnológico de Monterrey. Photo: Paco Alvarez, The Raws

Game Changers | January 12, 2018 | John Caulfied, Senior Editor

Sasaki designs interchangeable spaces to support a major educational shift at Mexico’s largest university system.

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Contractors | January 02, 2018 | AGC of America

"There were robust construction gains in most parts of the country as the economy continues to expand," said AGC’s St...

Courtesy Wight & Company

Mixed-Use | January 02, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Designed by Wight & Company, the 67,000-sf food incubator development in Chicago’s East Garfield Park neighborhoo...

Exterior of the new Bancroft Campus

Edward Caruso Photography

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

The 80-acre campus is located in Mount Laurel, N.J.

December 28, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

Innovative products can help lower energy costs and mitigate the heat island effect

December 28, 2017 | Steven Burns |

While standard financial accounting is essential for the health of your business, project accounting helps drive the...

December 28, 2017 | Bill Beals |

The latest code cycle requires higher insulation values and an air barrier in the thermal envelope.

Zeroing in on a specific technology—residential scale cold climate air source heat pumps—Neil Veilleux, Vice President at Meister Consultants Group, has worked with a handful of cities to rapidly scale up low carbon heating, cooling, and hot water markets in order to achieve cities’ 80% by 2050 greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. Illustration: AECOM, ESRI CityEngine

Green | December 22, 2017 | Adele Houghton, AIA, MPH, LEED AP BD+C, EBOM, ND

More and more, green project teams are relying on publicly available “external datasets” to prioritize sustainable de...

The map includes easily accessible and detailed information on each of the nearly 34,000 historic buildings within the city’s 141 historic districts. 

Reconstruction & Renovation | December 21, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission launched a new, enhanced version of its interactive map, Discover...

December 20, 2017 | Cary Barger |

Metal building systems have great longevity… if properly maintained.

6 CFD post-processing tips to improve visualization productivity and quality

Flow streamlines, pathlines, or stream tracers are a great way to visualize and understand the flow patterns. They are also the most misused visualization method. Rendering: Southland Industries

AEC Tech | December 20, 2017 | The Big Room by Southland Industries | Abdullah Karimi, CFD Analyst

Southland Engineering’s Abdullah Karimi offers helpful tips for making computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models more...

The 1,823-foot Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea, is the second-tallest building completed in 2017. Courtesy CTBUH

High-rise Construction | December 20, 2017 | Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

More than 140 skyscrapers were completed across the globe this year, including 15 supertall towers.

Michigan Urban Farm Initiative

On two acres within Detroit’s North End, the Michigan Urban Farm Initiative grows 300 varieties of leafy vegetables that it distributes free to 2,000 families who live within two miles of the farm. Like many urban farms around the country, MUFI has spurred redevelopment in its surrounding communities. Photo: Michelle and Chris Gerard

Game Changers | December 20, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Urban farms have been impacting cities’ agribusiness—and, on some cases, their redevelopment—for decades.

Codes and Standards | December 20, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Credit ratings giant will ask what communities are doing to mitigate risk exposure.

Products and Services | December 20, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The silyl-terminated polyether (STPE) liquid-applied air barrier does not wash off when exposed to light rain followi...

The full lineup of BIG and Artemide's Alphabet of Light

Courtesy Artemide/BIG

Lighting | December 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Bjarke Ingels Group creates words and numbers using light.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a score of 51.7 in the previous month. Photo: Pixabay

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a score of 51.7 in the previous month. Photo: Pixabay

Market Data | December 20, 2017 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a score of 51.7 in the p...

University Buildings | December 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was designed by William Rawn Architects and will be built by Skanska.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colo., designed by SmithGroupJJR. Photo: Bill Timmerman

National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colo., designed by SmithGroupJJR. Photo: Bill Timmerman

Public Health Labs | December 19, 2017 | SmithGroupJJR's Perspectives blog | Edward Burton, RIBA, Science & Technology Practice Director, SmithGroupJJR

The LAB2050 initiative digs into the scientific trends, technologies, and economics that will shape tomorrow’s resear...

Coatings | December 19, 2017 | Jeff Alexander |

Energy efficiency is a top priority to lower operating costs and protect the environment.

How do we measure human performance, and what does it mean for the workplace?

Photo: EYP

Office Building Design | December 19, 2017 | Leigh Stringer, LEED AP, Workplace Strategy, EYP

There are many new tools and methods that are beginning to look more comprehensively to evaluate organizational well-...

Energy Efficiency | December 19, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ASHRAE tool provides more automated approach to receive Building EQ Performance Score.

Products and Services | December 19, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The coatings are formulated using an acrylic polymer base for enhanced adhesion and durability.

Building Materials | December 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The color represents a symbol of counterculture, unconventionality, and artistic brilliance, according to Pantone....

VA outpatient clinic San Jose

Rendering courtesy Hoefer Wysocki

Healthcare Facilities | December 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hoefer Wysocki designed the $40 million facility.

GSF-Glass-fencing

Fire rated glass fencing can help slow the spread of fire by blocking smoke and flames up to 60 minutes.  It also provides partial radiant heat protection by reflecting the heat back to the fire source.

Security/Fire Protection | December 18, 2017 | Bill O'Keeffe |

A reflection on 2017 and a look at what's to come in the new year.

Products and Services | December 18, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

EchoCloud units are available in four styles.

Codes and Standards | December 18, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

World Green Building Council report confirms that lighting, indoor air quality, thermal comfort and acoustics impact...

The new Edmonton Funicular

Photo: Brock Kryton

Sports and Recreational Facilities | December 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The incline elevator is located in downtown Edmonton and was publicly funded.

December 15, 2017 | Sasha Reed |

Looking beyond today’s constraints to the possibility of what “could be” is a key characteristic of those defining an...

Masonry | December 15, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The design team, led by Ross Tarrant Architects and HNTB, wanted to create a modern aesthetic with a uniquely Bluegra...

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