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How to properly assess structural wind damage

Properly assessing wind damage can identify vulnerabilities in a building's design or construction, which could lead to future damage or loss, writes Matt Wagner, SE, Principal and Managing Director with Walter P Moore.

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Building Owners

Oct 3, 2014

New survey tracks Americans’ attitudes towards transit use

A record 10.7 billion rides were taken on public transit in the United States last year. And a national survey of Americans finds that the speed, reliability, and cost, more than any other factors, determine people’s willingness and frequency of use.

SSR | Oct 2, 2014

Effective use of building enclosure mock-ups within the commissioning process

Engineers from SSR offer advice and guidelines on implementing building enclosure mockups on any project.

Oct 2, 2014

Budget busters: Report details 24 of the world's most obscenely over-budget construction projects

Montreal's Olympic Stadium and the Sydney Opera House are among the landmark projects to bust their budgets, according to a new interactive graph by Podio. 

Oct 1, 2014

Philip Johnson's iconic Crystal Cathedral to be modernized, made 'intrinsically Catholic'

Johnson Fain and Rios Clementi Hale Studios have been commissioned by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange to upgrade the all-glass church in Garden Grove, Calif. The church acquired the property in 2012. 

Gensler | Oct 1, 2014

4 trends shaping the future of data centers

As a designer of mission critical facilities, I’ve learned that it’s really difficult to build data centers to keep pace with technology, yet that’s a reality we face along with our clients, writes Gensler's Jackson Metcalf. 

Oct 1, 2014

EYP, WHR Architects merge, strengthening presence in education, healthcare, energy sectors

The merger unites 530 professionals to better address some of the most critical issues facing our nation, namely education, healthcare, and energy.  

Sep 30, 2014

The Big Room concept: Using Building Team collocation to ensure project success

Implementing collocation via the Big Room concept will remove silos, ensure a cadence for daily communication, promote collaboration, and elevate your chances for success, write CBRE Healthcare's Stephen Powell and Magnus Nilsson.

Sep 30, 2014

USGBC, Bank of America name recipients of 2014 Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program

Eleven projects have been selected for the 2014 Affordable Green Neighborhoods grant program. Each will receive $31,000 and an educational package to support their pursuit of LEED for Neighborhood Development certification.

Sasha Reed | Sep 30, 2014

What are you doing to win business and improve morale?? VDC Director Kris Lengieza shares ways to do both

Bluebeam's Sasha Reed sits down with Kris Lengieza, Director of Virtual Design and Construction for Stiles Corporation, to learn how he approaches change management. SPONSORED CONTENT

Gabe Savely | Sep 30, 2014

How project managers can manage technology

Not long ago, the role of a construction project manager revolved around working with people: employees, vendors, consultants, designers, subcontractors and owners. Today, project managers primarily manage information. SPONSORED CONTENT
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