Custom builder Loudermilk Homes once relied exclusively on house wrap as their air and water barrier of choice. But once they learned about the benefits of the ForceField® air and water barrier system, they switched. Sherwin Loudermilk of Loudermilk Homes explains why. Click here to watch!read more
Ori Studio Suite comes with a full or queen bed, a dining table or desk, a 50- or 60-inch TV nook, up to 133 cubic feet of storage, 48 to 60 inches of space to hang clothes, LED lighting, six outlets, and two USB ports. The system “adds” up to 136 of usable square footage to the unit. Cost: $7,000 to $15,000, depending on order quantity. Photo: Ori Living
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Special-needs housing in West Hollywood, Calif., and a warehouse-turned-apartments in the Twin Cities are among the n...
Colonizing Mars is an exciting possibility in the not-too-distant future, and architects will play a vital role in ma...
The project will be built in phases over the next five years.
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ABC members increased training spending 45% from 2013, according to a new report.
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Nearly 30% of worksites offer programs for physical activity and fitness, according to the CDC.
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While drainable building wraps share the ability to shed bulk water faster than standard wraps, not all are up to par. Tear strength, air holdout, UV resistance, and breathability still matter. Only TYPAR ® Drainable Wrap™ pairs drainability with overall industry-leading weather protection.read more
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The three cities are in the heart of North America’s most trafficked aerial corridors.
To outline the necessities in your SOW, you can break it down into nine pieces.
The courtyard at Carolina Day School is frequently used as an outdoor classroom, playground, and dining area. Graduation is also hosted in this space, with each graduating student ringing the bell in the center of the courtyard to complete their rite of passage to middle school. Photo courtesy Clark Nexsen
Outdoor spaces at school offer students key opportunities to learn, problem solve, and mentally refresh.
The project passed the rigorous Seattle Design Review board with its modulated façade and playful expression of the m...
Plans capitalize on league’s plans to expand.
The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign's new centrally located SOM facility will celebrate and enhance connections between engineering and construction. That focus, and the open-learning approach of the structure which will be completed in 2021, relect changes in the AEC industry. All renderings: Smilodon
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Campus Instructional Facility will celebrate and foster creativity and int...
Phase one of the project has recently completed.
For the reconstruction of a high school in the United Kingdom, the project team removed concrete spandrel panels and installed a new steel structure for added floor area and a unitized curtain wall of translucent fiber-reinforced polymer. This pumped more daylight into classrooms without unwanted gains to heating and cooling loads. Photo courtesy of Kalwall
Learn about the differences in design, structural integrity, and insulating capacity between various types of sandwic...
One leading owner’s rep is pushing that idea with its “OneModel” BIM-sharing approach.
Inset, Edison with a Type A4 Edison cell, the nickel-iron alkaline storage battery produced at his factory in West Orange, N.J. Left, The Residences at Edison Lofts: 279 reconstructed apartments and 21 penthouse rentals, plus 34 new-construction units, a parking garage, and retail space. Photo: Prism Capital Partners
America’s greatest inventor would have appreciated this project team’s ingenuity and persistence.
This AIA CES course outlines the reasons for the rising popularity of wood in multifamily buildings; reviews code com...
Simply putting researchers and clinicians in the same building with hopes that serendipitous collaborations will ensu...
Standing in front of the Mill 19 redevelopment in Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood Green innovation district are (l. to r.): Don Smith, President, Regional Industrial Development Corporation; Gary K. Fedder, Director, Manufacturing Futures Initiative, Howard M. Wilkoff Professor, ECE and Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University; Mark Nolan, Associate Vice President, Institutional Partnerships, CMU; Nicole Graycar, AIA, Senior Project Manager, Architect, CMU. Photo: Jim Cunningham Photography.
After the steel industry started collapsing in the late 1970s, Pittsburgh has been reinventing itself as a science, m...
It will be the first citizenM hotel in California.
A restrained palette of natural, authentic materials was used in the Amherst (Mass.) College New Science Center. Drawing inspiration from the surrounding campus architecture, the high-performing materials are designed and detailed for a 100-year life cycle. The pavilions are clad in ultra-high-performance concrete panels, in turn protected by a fixed weathering steel screen. Photo: Chuck Choi, courtesy AIA
The Amherst College Science Center and Frick Environmental Center are among the high-performance projects to be honor...
Ann Beha Architects designed the building.
The company targets a 50% cut in greenhouse gas emissions and water use from construction activities by 2030.
Brutalist structure to be softened with redesign by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects.
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The devastating fire at Notre-Dame de Paris is the latest blaze to damage or destroy historic buildings while undergo...
Factory to open soon on the southwest side of Chicago.
By debunking a few common myths about construction, owners can feel more prepared and excited for their next project....
The goal remains to get more capital gains working to spur economic growth in downtrodden neighborhoods.
Jesse Devitte is among the prescient venture capitalists who’ve bet on the AEC industry finally coming around to desi...
Organization offers tools and resources for working toward net-zero design.