Building Materials

December 21, 2009 | Jeffrey Yoders

New federal data released recently shows sharp increases in the prices of key construction materi...

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May 01, 2009 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Concrete maintains a special reputation for strength, durability, flexibility, and sustainability...

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May 01, 2003 | By Renée Young, Contributing Editor

The best seat in the house at the new Seahawks Stadium in Seattle isn't on the 50-yard line. It's...

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Photo: CannonDesign

The new report, "Flooring Applications in Healthcare Settings," compares and contrasts different...

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Fire resistance of metal cladding is an asset in wildfire-prone areas
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Construction projects in fire-prone areas need to take wildfire danger into account, and metal pa...

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1 hour fire resistive wall meeting ASTM E-119 requirements with SuperLite II-XL 60 in GPX Framing. Architect: HDR. Glazing Contractor: Charlotte Glass

Openness and transparency were high priorities in the design of the Joint School of Nanoscience...

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Photo: Till Krech via Wikimedia Commons

The construction industry is on the road to recovery, according to a new survey by Metal Cons...

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Fire-rated glazing and framing assemblies are just as beneficial on building exteriors as they ar...

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Code confusion has led to misapplications of fire rated glass and framing, which can have dange...
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The Kensington, Boston. Photo: SAFTI FIRST

The majority of fire rated glazing applications occur inside a building to allow occupants to e...
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Photo: Star Building Systems

Job number 61-001 changed everything. It was sold in 1961, a year of change for the nation and...
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Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson has been named President of the Green Building Initiativ...

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Automation is the future you can’t avoid, though you may try. Even within the metal building indu...

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USGBC

Strategic partnership between U.S. Green Building Council and UL Environment will focus on buildi...

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Image courtesy Advanced Technology Inc.

Beyond its long-standing role as a preferred material for a building’s structure and roof, metal...

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When a group of MIT researchers recently discovered that stress can cause metal alloy to fuse r...
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Building Design+Construction's new conference and expo, BUILDINGChicago, kicks...

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Australia's first carbon neutral office building, featuring a distinctive pixelated façade, recen...

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Bridgestone Americas Technical Center, Akron, Ohio, received the RoofPoint Advan

Firestone Building Products has been awarded the 2012 RoofPoint Excellence in Desi...

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Yudelson, a Contributing Editor to Building Design+Construction, says, “It looks like a good year...

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