The Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator helps building teams evaluate a project’s overall embodied carbon emissions during design and procurement decision making.
Nearly 50 AEC industry organizations partnered to develop the groundbreaking Embodied Carbon in C...read more
David Pepper led Pepper Construction from 2003.
Pepper was a long-time leader of one of the largest Midwest general contractors who lived his lif...read more
Pella’s Rolscreen retractable screen and NanaWall’s HSW single-track sliding glass wall are among...read more
Inpro’s Fireline 140 fire barrier and Owens Corning’s Foamglas cellular glass insulation are amon...read more
Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...read more
Sloan's CX Flushometer and Zip Water's HydroTap are among the eight plumbing products to make ...read more
Arktura's Delta Drop ceiling and CertainTeed's Decoustics Rondolo wood panels are among the 13 ne...read more
SageGlass's Harmony dynamic glass and Vitro Architectural Glass's Acuity low-iron glass are among...read more
Tarkett’s aviation-inspired flooring collection and J+J Flooring’s textile composite flooring are...read more
FabricAir’s ceiling-hung fabric duct and Ellumi Lighting’s bacteria-killing lights are among the...read more
Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier a...read more
Koloa Landing, Hawaii. One of Layton Construction's signature projects.
Merger will expand both firms’ geographic reach and services.
WSP created a VR model with all the sensor data displayed as real time information that’s visible through VR goggles. Image: WSP USA
AEC firms are finally putting to use project information they’ve been storing in their computers...read more
Photo: Hoffmann Architects
On April 18, 2019, the New York City Council passed the Climate Mobilization Act, a suite of laws...read more
“Multifamily and Senior/Assisted Living have been two of the hottest markets for proposal activity for quite some time,” says PSMJ’s Greg Hart.
Fewer than one in 10 AEC firms doing multifamily work reported a decrease in proposal activity in...read more
This schematic shows how the family of Construction Manager as Constructor contracts works as a delivery method. Images: AIA
The revised documents refine how CMs serve as general contractors or project advisers.
Bernita Beikmann, AIA, EDAC, LSSBB, Chief Process Officer and Principal with HKS, speaking at LCI Congress 2019. Photo: courtesy LCI / Craig Huey Photography
More than 1,600 Lean experts gathered in Texas this month for LCI Congress 2019. Here are key tak...read more
Hensel Phelps, AECOM, Turner, Skanska, and PCL top the rankings of the nation's largest airport t...read more
Nike Store on 5th Ave. in New York City. Photo by Jonathan Morefield
PCL, VCC, Whiting-Turner, Shawmut, and W.E. O'Neil top the rankings of the nation's largest retai...read more
Erik Smithson, a project manager with Turner Construction in Nashville, shares his experiences with middle school students. Turner and the local Chamber of Commerce run a two-week program that gives teachers insights into the construction industry. Image: Turner Construction
Turner uses one of its jobsites in Nashville to immerse middle-school teachers in the ins and out...read more
A new report on how contractors collect and use jobsite data is based on responses from 187 companies. Image: Dodge Data & Analytics.
Research focused on five key types of data: project progress, manhours, productivity, safety, and...read more
With thousands of MarTech tools and apps on the market, design and construction firms are struggl...read more
Heart failure clinics, like the one that just opened at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan, are helping to reduce fatalities causes by heart disease. Images: HED
An example of this building trend recently opened at Beaumont Hospital near Ann Arbor, Mich.
Miami Beach Convention Center Expansion & Renovation. Photo courtesy Clark Group
Lendlease, Turner, Clark, and Webcor top the rankings of the nation's largest convention center s...read more
Milwaukee Public Library Mitchell Street Branch, designed by HGA. The library was created from the former Hills Department Store originally built in 1919. Photo courtesy HGA
Whiting-Turner, Turner, PCL, Clark Group, and Gilbane top the rankings of the nation's largest cu...read more
Macalester College’s new Theater, Dance, and Classroom building in St. Paul, Minn., designed by HGA, includes a flexible performance space that allows for different seating and performance configurations. Photo: Courtesy HGA
The future of libraries is less about being quiet and more about hands-on learning and face-to-fa...read more
Image by ZMorph3D from Pixabay
More manufacturers now include this production process in their factories.
The change is expected to give contractors bigger checks earlier in project timeline.
Photo courtesy Prescient
Prescient combines 5D software, clever engineering, and advanced robotics to create prefabricated...read more
Most warehouses in the U.S. are still single-story buildings on vast land tracts. Gresham Smith helped get the 1.2-million-sf LG Electronics’ washing machine manufacturing plant back on schedule—after a five-month delay—to where production for Phase 1 commenced last October. Gresham Smith created the four-phase master plan for this plant, which will sit on 309 acres in Clarksville, Tenn., as well as the engineering. DPR Construction was the GC. Phase 1 had its grand opening on May 29. The $360 million facility hired 550 employees and expects that number to rise to 700. Photo: DPR Construction
Fluor, Clayco, Jacobs, ARCO, and Gray Construction top the rankings of the nation's largest indus...read more