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SPONSORED CONTENT As more building project teams look for ways to collaborate better, technology...

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Establishing, conveying, and maintaining a powerful brand is a critical component of an AEC fir...
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When designing Schwan Cosmetics USAs 173,000-sf headquarters and manufacturing facility in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Gresham, Smith and Partners reviewed three potential sites using site optimization software called SiteOps. In a short timeframe, the firm developed conceptual grading plans for each of the three sites with a grading cost analysis for each. Rendering: courtesy GS&P

The biggest cost differential when dealing in site development from one site to another is the ea...

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Higher education is rapidly evolving. As we use planning and design to help our clients navigate...

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Just for the sake of argument, let’s put aside the rhetoric about climate change—whether it’s act...

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While it’s often said that strong leadership is an organization’s competitive advantage, is there...

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In New Orleans, a National Guard helicopter helps close a breach in a canal during Hurricane Katrina, which caused more than $150 billion in damage. Photo: courtesy Skanska

Moving critical elements to higher ground and designing for longer lifespans are just some of the...

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Turner Construction and Parsons Brinckerhoff talk about how BIM has revolutionized the way that t...

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

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Compelling your clients to provide you with quality referrals is one of the best ways to build a...

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Seating, desk and shelving space encourage the presence of family and friends, while high-quality finishes in the patient room and restroom create a less institutional, more-homelike environment. (Flagler Hospital, St. Augustine, Fla.). Photo: GS&P

Palliative care strives to make patients comfortable as they are receiving treatment for a severe...

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

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In a new report, HOK and Biomimicry 3.8 partnered to study how lessons from the temperate broadleaf forest biome, which houses many of the worlds largest population centers, can inform the design of the built environment.

In a new report, HOK and Biomimicry 3.8 partnered to study how lessons from the temperate broadle...

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Given the complexities of the building process, it can be difficult for building owners to effect...

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So, are you ready to start building? Completing these eight questions will help you answer that c...

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The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah combines student residence space with 20,000 sf of incubator space, where students can develop ideas and potential launch companies. Rendering: CannonDesign

Performance-based funding models and the adoption of advanced technologies like augmented reality...

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Though strategic planning has helped many businesses move forward, its time has passed. So says E...

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In honor of Safety Week, Skanska put together this nifty infographic on how to prevent deadly har...

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Unsafe wired glass application. This was later replaced with clear fire and CPSC Category II safety rated glazing to prevent injuries. Photo: SAFTI FIRST

In the story, a high school student pushed open a hallway door glazed with wired glass. His arm...
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The newest generation to enter the workforce is like no other that has come before it. This cohor...

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There are many examples of materials developed for the space program making their way into everyd...

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Earlier this month, my colleague and I presented a session to a group of civil engineers and tran...

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Regardless of the fee you charge, clients and prospects decide the value of your professional ser...

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Beyond reducing the number of uninsured Americans, the Affordable Care Act is driving new types o...

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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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I’ve heard countless stories of conversations between project engineers and IT professionals who...

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Landing a project feels like winning a prize, sort of like finding that forgotten $20 bill in the...

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