Building Enclosure Systems

Rainscreen system installed at the west building envelope expansion of the University of Arizona’s Meinel Optical Sciences Center in Tucson, with its folded glass wall and copper-paneled, breathable cladding over precast concrete.
May 02, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Rainscreen system installed at the west building expansion of the University of Arizona’s Meinel...

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May 02, 2012 | Sean M. O’Brien, PE, LEED AP, and Michael B. Waite, LEED AP

Expert advice on how to control wasteful air leakage in the building envelope.

May 02, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...

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May 02, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

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The construction of Holly Ridge and Gardenia Way finished several months ahead o
May 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

New student housing buildings are part of UCLA’s Northwest Campus Student Housing In-Fill Project...

Construction crews set in place a steel horizontal beam at a height (C) CBS News
May 01, 2012 | By Reuters

One World Trade Center, being built at the site of the fallen twin towers, surpassed the Empire S...

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Leslie Young
May 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Takes on role of director of strategic development.

May 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Gilbane to provide design build services for a new Lean manufacturing facility for Ocean Spray Cr...

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April 30, 2012 |

Insulated metal panels, or IMPs, have been a popular exterior wall cladding choice for more than...

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Part exhibition and performance space, part lab and incubator, the 38,000-sf bui
April 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Institute for Contemporary Art will serve as a catalyst for exhibitions, programs, research and c...

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The Center will serve as the Fraunhofers new headquarters, housing advanced res
April 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Building is a first-of-its-kind research and demonstration building for sustainable technologies...

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Steven Rogers
April 25, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Rogers will also manage the construction process and daily activities as well as act as the inter...

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Sustainability Base will save more than 60% of the energy and more than 80% of t
April 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

LEED Platinum facility opens at NASA Ames Research Center at California’s Moffett Field.

The shareholders complained that CityCenter was plagued by construction problem
April 23, 2012 | By Steve Green, senior business reporter for Vegas Inc.

Two and a half years ago, stockholders filed six lawsuits after the stock price fell from $99.75...

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Buro Happold designed a concrete core with post-tensioned walls, which can prote
April 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Buro Happold’s structural design supports the top-heavy, complex building in a high seismic zone;...

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The new addition will keep with the feel of the existing building while incorpor
April 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Building Team is maintaining the old brick and timber construction, while adding 5,000-sf of...

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Young Conaway is the sole tenant of the notable Daniel L. Herrmann Courthouse in
April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

To account for future expansion, Francis Cauffman developed a plan to accommodate the addition of...

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Garage doors surround the four season patio, which also features large stainless
April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

12,000-sf restaurant marks new addition to Boston’s Fenway neighborhood.

April 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The result, the researchers say, could be technologies capable of cutting the carbon footprint cr...

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April 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The four-story, 65,000-ft property will feature 102 hotel rooms, including 14 studio suites.

April 03, 2012 | By Nicole Bowling, Associate Editor

Two new PV systems; a lighter shelf; and fire alarm/emergency communication system.

Meridian Design Build has been selected to act as general contractor for a 38-ac
March 28, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The project includes construction of a new 150,585-sf cross dock facility that will include full...

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The KK Residence in Santa Rosa, Calif., a 2011 myMarvin Architects Challenge wi
March 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Architects in U.S. and abroad offered the chance to showcase their very best work.

March 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Company expanding into the Texas market with a new office in Dallas and a satellite facility in A...

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The use of light load-bearing glass to create transparent stairs, floors, and ot
March 01, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan, contributing editor

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...

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February 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Siemens support is earmarked for the school’s Fire Protection Engineering Lab, a facility that ha...

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February 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Winning projects will be featured in the May issue of BD+C. 

February 01, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Replacement or retrofit can help keep energy costs from going out the window.

Gensler architecture: 'The One Firm Firm'
January 03, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

The giant architecture firm succeeds by giving each of its more than 3,000 employees the opportun...

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BCA
December 20, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

This publicly available document is applicable to most building types and distills the long list...

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