This year’s analysis draws from 2,800 projects.
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Shear cracks riddle the exterior wall of this urban parking structure. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects
We may think of the building envelope as an inanimate object, but in reality its components can b...read more
The 28-unit Distillery North Apartments, South Boston, Mass. Project team: Fred Gordon/Second Street Associates, ICON Architects, Petersen Engineering, Mechanical Air of New England, Adam Cohen and Mark Anstey, and Commodore Builders. Photo: Camille Maren, Primary Design
17 tips from our experts on the best way to carry out passive house design and construction for y...read more
At the top level of this energy-efficient building, an adhered air barrier provides the primary weather protection for a metal panel cladding system, to be installed. Photo courtesy Hoffmann Architects
On a national scale, the impetus to improve building energy performance is manifest in the latest...read more
Staging should be used to support the client’s goals. This rendering for a spec office client was designed to target young, trendy tenants. Rendering: TILTPIXEL
3D artist Ramy Hanna offers guidelines and tricks-of-the-trade to ensure that project artwork is...read more
AESS steel columns at Lee Hall III, Clemson University, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners with McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Photo: Courtesy SOM / Scott Frances Photography
Advances in R&D are fostering new forms of structural and aesthetic steel.
As building codes change, existing railings may need to be updated or replaced. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects
Lacking familiarity with current requirements, some owners or managers complete a roof or balcony...read more
Courtesy Dow Corning
Should institutional and commercial buildings be built to last 100 years? Why not? There are plen...read more