Design-focused wine displays are becoming increasingly popular in amazing residential and commercial properties throughout the world. Top design/build professionals are using stylish wine racks and other premium materials to create wine cellars that are too beautiful to hide in out-of-the-way places like dusty basements. This course explains why wine cellars have become so popular and the key aspects of designing an appealing modern wine cellar, broken into six planning steps that should be considered during pre- or early-construction phases.
This course covers design considerations for parapets. The modern parapet must provide fire protection, serve as a fall-protective guard, transition and protect the roof/facade interface, conceal rooftop equipment, and contribute to the aesthetic character of the building.
This AIA course by Hoffmann Architects offers best practices for choosing the right paver system for rooftop amenity spaces in multifamily buildings.
BD+C University Course | May 24, 2018
We may think of the building envelope as an inanimate object, but in reality its components can be quite mobile. This AIA CES course is worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW.
BD+C University Course | Apr 12, 2018
On a national scale, the impetus to improve building energy performance is manifest in the latest and most far-reaching model energy code from the International Code Council.
BD+C University Course | Jan 2, 2018
3D artist Ramy Hanna offers guidelines and tricks-of-the-trade to ensure that project artwork is a stunning depiction of the unbuilt space.
BD+C University Course | Aug 23, 2017
Advances in R&D are fostering new forms of structural and aesthetic steel.
Building Enclosure Systems | Jul 26, 2017
Lacking familiarity with current requirements, some owners or managers complete a roof or balcony rehabilitation, only to learn after the fact that they need to tear noncompliant railings out of their new roof or terrace and install new ones.
Building Enclosure Systems | Dec 12, 2016
Should institutional and commercial buildings be built to last 100 years? Why not? There are plenty of examples that have performed well for a century or more.