Building Materials

Top Window and Door Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Pella’s Rolscreen retractable screen and NanaWall’s HSW single-track sliding glass wall are among...

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Top Structural Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Inpro’s Fireline 140 fire barrier and Owens Corning’s Foamglas cellular glass insulation are amon...

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101 Top Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...

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Top Interior Building Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Arktura's Delta Drop ceiling and CertainTeed's Decoustics Rondolo wood panels are among the 13 ne...

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Top Glass and Glazing Products for 2019 101 Top Products Building Design+Construction
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

SageGlass's Harmony dynamic glass and Vitro Architectural Glass's Acuity low-iron glass are among...

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Top Flooring Products for 2019 101 Top Products Interface Look Both Ways collection
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Tarkett’s aviation-inspired flooring collection and J+J Flooring’s textile composite flooring are...

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Sto StoColor Dryonic, 101 Top Products for 2019
December 12, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier a...

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ABC Supply opens new branch in Sharonville OHIO

September 13, 2019 |

ABC Supply Co. opens a branch in Sharonville, Ohio

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November 09, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Seven months into Trump’s trade war, the jury is still out.

| August 17, 2018 | CENTRIA

The first New England Conservatory building to be added in 60 years presents a singular vision....

Saint Gobain's North American headquarters in Malvern, Pa., was designed to provide higher levels of acoustical comfort for its employees. Image: Saint Gobain

July 25, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building products giant gauges its employees’ perceptions of old and new headquarters environ...

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Exterior of a Mars building prototype

Courtesy Redhouse Studio

July 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A Cleveland-based architect and a NASA Ames researcher have a novel idea for building on Mars....

May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), architect and... read more
Shear cracks riddle the exterior wall of this urban parking structure. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects

Shear cracks riddle the exterior wall of this urban parking structure. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects

May 24, 2018 | Richard P. Kadlubowski, AIA, and Christopher DeRosa, AIA, Hoffmann Architects

We may think of the building envelope as an inanimate object, but in reality its components can b...

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Hospital interior

Healthcare buildings need optimum building enclosures for efficiency and sustainability.

| February 28, 2018 | Powered by Owens Corning

Sustainable healthcare facilities will need energy-efficient building enclosures from the outset....

December 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The color represents a symbol of counterculture, unconventionality, and artistic brilliance, acco...

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Pixabay Public Domain

July 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Not only has the concrete stood the test of time, but it has actually become stronger.

June 13, 2017 |
Architect and materials guru Blaine Brownell reveals emerging trends and applications that are trans... read more
| June 09, 2017 | ALPOLIC

The developers of the recently opened Asheville City Center sought out a cost-effective design th...

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Photo courtesy of Miniwiz

May 16, 2017 |

The building is made of Polli-Brick, a building material that comes from 100% recycled Polyethyle...

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More than 170 bathroom pods were used in The Broadmoor West’s $57 million renovation in Colorado Springs, Colo. The prefabricated pods are five-fixture units that include double sinks, a soaking tub, a shower stall, and a separated toilet water closet. Photo courtesy Oldcastle SurePods.

May 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Advancements in building technology and ongoing concerns about labor shortages make prefabricatio...

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Pixabay Public Domain

April 21, 2017 | AIA

Grants awarded to initiatives that study various aspects of design within the built environment....

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

March 22, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Impacts on labor and materials costs at issue, according to latest JLL report. 

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

| March 20, 2017 | Trim-Tex

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

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Courtesy ICD University of Stuttgart

March 13, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Fiber-reinforced plastic, 3D-printed stone, and programmable ink tiles are a few materials coming...

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