Engineers

Engineering goes hand-in-hand with design, putting a practical lens on the architect’s vision and finding the best way to make it happen. Without a talented engineer, the project will never reach completion, and certainly will not reach the standards of functionality and sustainability that the architect and client are seeking.
New York's façade inspection program gets an overhaul following a death from falling terra cotta
March 09, 2020 | Hoffmann Architects

January 14, 2020, kicked off big changes to the NYC Local Law 11 Façade Inspection and Safety P...

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Mobile wayfinding platform helps patients, visitors navigate convoluted health campuses

As soon as visitors step out of their car in the parking garage, the mobile wayfinding platform provides turn-by-turn, Blue Dot navigation through the entire campus. Photos: Gozio Health

   

March 09, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gozio Health uses a robot to roam hospital campuses to capture data and create detailed maps of...

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BuroHappold commits to all new building projects achieving net-zero carbon by 2030

BuroHappold’s work for the new Santa Monica (Calif.) City Services Building will help it become one of the first municipal facilities to meet the cutting-edge criteria for ILFI’s Living Building Challenge.

  

March 09, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The engineering firm also launched a long-term partnership with ILFI.

March 05, 2020 | Danielle Dy Buncio, Co-Founder & CEO, VIATechnik

During this Women in Construction Week, we shine a spotlight on 17 female leaders in design, co...

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Knotel's Boston location. Knotel, which provides flexible workplace solutions, bagged the biggest deal with ConTech investors in 2019

An inside look at Knotel's Boston location. Knotel, which provides flexible workplace solutions, bagged the biggest deal with ConTech investors in 2019. Image: Knotel

    

February 22, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Builtworlds’ annual list of venture deals led by workspace providers.

February 21, 2020 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The 2020 Women in Design+Construction event will take place October 21-22, 2020, at the Sofitel C...

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An exterior wall panel, manufactured by Clark Pacific, is positioned into place. Image: Clark Pacific

An exterior wall panel, manufactured by Clark Pacific, is positioned into place. Image: Clark Pacific

    

February 16, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gensler has been working with component supplier Clark Pacific on several projects.

Giants 300 Technology and Innovation Study: Assessing the state of technology adoption at AEC firms
February 13, 2020 | BD+C Staff

This survey of 130 of the nation's largest architecture, engineering, and construction firms trac...

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February 11, 2020 | David Barista, Editorial Director

There’s money to be made in rehabbing Class B and Class C office buildings, according to a new...

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Reliable Building Systems Increase Net Operating Income by Retaining Tenants
| February 03, 2020 | Powered by Mitsubishi Electric

Tenants increasingly expect a well-crafted property that feels unique, authentic, and comfortable...

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Howard Simpson, Co-Founder of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, dies at 97

Dr. Simpson established SGH in 1956 along with Frank Heger and Werner Gumpertz.

  

January 27, 2020 | Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Howard Simpson, a founder and first president of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH), died on 23 J...

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How the new EC3 tool raises the bar on collective action

The Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator helps building teams evaluate a project’s overall embodied carbon emissions during design and procurement decision making.

   

January 10, 2020 | Donald Davies, President, Magnusson Klemencic Associates

Nearly 50 AEC industry organizations partnered to develop the groundbreaking Embodied Carbon in C...

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Tariff whiplash for bifacial solar modules

Image by Jukka Niittymaa from Pixabay

January 07, 2020 | Will Porter, PE, Electrical Engineer

Bifacial solar systems offer many advantages over traditional systems.

Maximize Energy Efficiency in Class A Office Buildings With Modern Building Systems
| January 06, 2020 | Powered by Mitsubishi Electric

Energy-efficient building design starts with the building envelope, but the building systems have...

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Top 65 Sports Facilities Engineering Firms for 2019

Photo: Pixabay

  

December 23, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Walter P Moore, Kimley-Horn, ME Engineers, Thornton Tomasetti, and EXP head the rankings of the n...

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Reconsidering construction robotics, Building Design+Construction

Photo courtesy Construction Robotics

   

December 18, 2019 |

After decades when experts predicted that robots would become more prevalent on construction site...

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Top Window and Door Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Pella’s Rolscreen retractable screen and NanaWall’s HSW single-track sliding glass wall are among...

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Top Structural Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Inpro’s Fireline 140 fire barrier and Owens Corning’s Foamglas cellular glass insulation are amon...

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101 Top Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...

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Top Plumbing Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Sloan's CX Flushometer and Zip Water's HydroTap are among the eight plumbing products to make ...

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Top Interior Building Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Arktura's Delta Drop ceiling and CertainTeed's Decoustics Rondolo wood panels are among the 13 ne...

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Top Glass and Glazing Products for 2019 101 Top Products Building Design+Construction
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

SageGlass's Harmony dynamic glass and Vitro Architectural Glass's Acuity low-iron glass are among...

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Top Flooring Products for 2019 101 Top Products Interface Look Both Ways collection
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Tarkett’s aviation-inspired flooring collection and J+J Flooring’s textile composite flooring are...

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Top Building Systems Products for 2019 Flos Architectural 101 Top Products report
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

FabricAir’s ceiling-hung fabric duct and Ellumi Lighting’s bacteria-killing lights are among the...

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Kim Cowman, LEO A DALY's first National Director of Engineering, has extensive experience managing healthcare projects. Photo: Courtesy of LEO A DALY

December 16, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Kim Cowman, who has been with the firm 17 years, is a proponent of integrated project design and...

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Sto StoColor Dryonic, 101 Top Products for 2019
December 12, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier a...

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WSP created a VR model with all the sensor data displayed as real time information that’s visible through VR goggles. Image: WSP USA

WSP created a VR model with all the sensor data displayed as real time information that’s visible through VR goggles. Image: WSP USA

   

December 04, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

AEC firms are finally putting to use project information they’ve been storing in their computers...

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 What building owners and AEC teams need to know about New York’s Climate Mobilization Act

Photo: Hoffmann Architects

  

December 02, 2019 | Alison B. Hoffmann, Hoffmann Architects, Inc.

On April 18, 2019, the New York City Council passed the Climate Mobilization Act, a suite of laws...

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Multifamily construction market remains strong heading into 2020

“Multifamily and Senior/Assisted Living have been two of the hottest markets for proposal activity for quite some time,” says PSMJ’s Greg Hart.

   

November 07, 2019 | PSMJ Resources

Fewer than one in 10 AEC firms doing multifamily work reported a decrease in proposal activity in...

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Top 60 Airport Sector Engineering Firms for 2019 Photo by Michael Gaida from Pixabay

Photo by Michael Gaida from Pixabay

   

October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Arup, Burns & McDonnell, Ghafari Associates, and Kimley-Horn head the rankings of the...

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