These products brought a unique element and provided solutions to these six projects.
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame test a hybrid concrete shear wall for seismic performance. The study was funded by the Charles Pankow Foundation and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Photo: Charles Pankow Foundation
Charlie Pankow’s mandate was simple: Use research to create even better buildings.
AdPro Sports Training Center, Buffalo N.Y. Photo: Kimberly Smith Photography, courtesy LPCiminelli
Jacobs, Kraus-Anderson, and Hill International are among the nation’s largest construction manage...read more
Photo courtesy Barton Malow
Turner, Whiting-Turner, and AECOM top Building Design+Construction’s ranking of the nati...read more
Renderings courtesy Related Companies
The 33-story tower will be positioned on the High Line with views of the Hudson River and downtow...read more
Bike storage facilities and “bicycle kitchens” are among the most popular mobility amenities in m...read more
Rick Nelson, Senior Associate at MBH Architects, Alameda, Calif., demonstrates the proper installation of materials to MBH professionals as part of the firm‘s “Hands On University” field training program. Courtesy MBH Architects.
The following is a list of advancements architecture and A/E firms underwent in 2016, as reported...read more
Miron Construction's “dream coach,” Eric Marcoe, tries to present a “mirror” to employees so they can see themselves clearer to achieve their ambitions. Image: Miron Construction
Miron Construction’s “Dream Project” helps remove obstacles to self actualization.
Practice, practice, practice, and understanding both sides of the deliberation are critical to su...read more
Rendering courtesy of SHoP
The planned 82-story tower has stalled after completing just 20 stories.
Despite some softness at the high end of the apartment market, demand for apartments will continu...read more
Spaces for games and game simulators top the list of recreation-related amenities in multifamily developments. Photo: Pixabay
The number of developments providing space for physical therapy was somewhat surprising, accordin...read more
As building codes change, existing railings may need to be updated or replaced. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects
Lacking familiarity with current requirements, some owners or managers complete a roof or balcony...read more
Courtesy Penn Medicine
The pour created the foundation for the Foster + Partners-designed Pavilion on Penn Medicine’s Ca...read more
A slight majority of states (26, plus the District of Columbia) saw rental increases over the first six months of 2017, with the largest average percent changes coming in South Carolina (7.3%), Maine (7.3%), Vermont (7.2%), and Rhode Island (7.0%). Source: Abodo
The most notable rental increases are in growing markets in the South and Southwest: New Orleans,...read more
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Engineering firms such as Arup, Glumac, and Thornton Tomasetti are leveraging their in-house expe...read more
The Maxwell in Arlington, Va. Photo: Sam Kittner
Zen meditation gardens, bocce courts, saltwater pools, and free drinks highlight the niceties at...read more
Courtesy Balfour Beatty
The new paper also makes 10 predictions for the industry in 2050.
Paul Matt, Chairman of MATT Construction, was involving in more than 450 buildings during a career that lasted 67 years. Image: MATT Construction
His construction career spanned seven decades.
Sean Parham, VP of Product Marketing and Management with Aditazz Photo: Adam Grubb
BD+C’s inaugural AEC innovation conference, Accelerate Live! (May 11, Chicago), featured...read more
Photo: changeorder via flickr
Logical and well-planned steps to effective negotiation.
The Tidewater Joint-Use Library, Virginia Beach, Va., has an angled “daylight harvester” that runs its length to maximize available sunlight. Photo: Jeff Goldberg/ESTO, courtesy Carrier Johnson+Culture
To some project teams, “daylighting” means using glass area to admit direct sunlight, period....
High-security entrance to the new Sandy Hook School, Newtown, Conn. Photo: Katelyn Chapin
Selecting door and window systems for any building project demands a complete articulation of saf...read more
The effort involves combining ASHRAE's Standard 189.1 with the International Green Construction C...read more
The agency is keeping records from being publicly disclosed—for now.
New floodplain maps and state code changes loom.
There’s disagreement around how much pay regulations add to cost of projects.