Autodesk’s 34,000-sf BUILD Space
Game Changers | January 15, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Autodesk’s BUILD Space gives AEC firms and research teams free use of a robust collection of fabrication equipment and software expertise.

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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. 

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

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

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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Codes and Standards | March 21, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The certification measures and monitors environmental performance of existing buildings.

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Industry Research | March 21, 2017 | Perkins Eastman

The survey asks respondents to share their expertise and insights on Baby Boomer expectations, healthcare reform, sta...

Studio Gang's Aqua Tower in Chicago. Photo courtesy of George Showman, flickr Creative Commons.

Mixed-Use | March 21, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will be a mixed-use tower at the southwest corner of Yonge and Delisle in Toronto.

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Office Building Design | March 21, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Graham Baba Architects designed the project around a central, landscaped courtyard.

Sherwood Park Mall, Alberta Canada - Pre-made Architectural Reveal Intersections kept the project on schedule while the mall remained opened during renovations.

Building Materials | March 20, 2017 | Trim-Tex

With a tight school renovation budget and timeline, the Oak Grove Elementary cafeteria, designed by RuckPate Architec...

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Office Building Design | March 20, 2017 | Jeff Paine, AIA

Today’s workplace requires designers and employers to look holistically at the organization’s culture, its criteria f...

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

Premiums leveled off in 2015, and claims have been stable, helping to hold costs down.

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High-rise Construction | March 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

As supertall skyscrapers continue to pop up around NYC, an architecture firm based in New York and Athens asks, ‘What...

A new study by PwC details how the industrial sector could get more involved as an influencer, and possibly as investors, in the massive infrastructure spending program that federal lawmakers and The White House now seem committed to moving forward. Image: Pixabay

Reconstruction & Renovation | March 16, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The accounting and consulting firm PwC offers the industrial sector a five-step approach to getting more involved in...

ASTM E-119 rated fire resistive glass and framing in this 2-hour stairwell adds vision, transparency and a connection to the outdoors while meeting code requirements. 

Glass and Glazing | March 16, 2017 | SaftiFirst

To preserve the building’s open design and to extend natural light further in the building, the architects incorporat...

Branding a library can take on significant importance as these spaces shift from providing more traditional services.

Library | March 16, 2017 | Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings | Derek Jones

Libraries fulfill a new vision—community kitchens for experimentation with new ideas, problem solving and entrepreneu...

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Wood | March 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The use of Douglas fir glulam beams can obviate the need for steel beams, even for walls up to 14 feet in height.

Products and Services | March 16, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Tapered Series panels from Dri-Design, Retro-R Panels from MBCI, and Formawall from Centria are just three of the 12 ...

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