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BD+C University Course

Designing with architectural insulated metal wall panels

Insulated metal wall panels (IMPs) offer a sleek, modern, and lightweight envelope system that is highly customizable. This continuing education course explores the characteristics of insulated metal wall panels, including how they can offer a six-in-one design solution. Discussions also include design options, installation processes, code compliance, sustainability, and available warranties.


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Mastering the higher ed campus building envelope

Building envelope choices for campus, cultural, and infrastructure projects are shaped by particular conditions. Today, institutions place greater value on how buildings relate to their ensemble: how historic buildings fit next to new ones, how massing forms fit with their neighbors, and how a building cladding contributes to the campus context. Concurrently, enclosure assemblies and construction methods have undergone changes due to values of sustainability, science, durability, and maintenance. In this context, mastering the building envelope on college and university campuses requires addressing both cultural concerns and technical performance, honoring traditional buildings while exploring the potential of new materials and forms. 


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Building Materials | Aug 3, 2022

Shawmut CEO Les Hiscoe on coping with a shaky supply chain in construction

BD+C's John Caulfield interviews Les Hiscoe, CEO of Shawmut Design and Construction, about how his firm keeps projects on schedule and budget in the face of shortages, delays, and price volatility.

Exterior BD+C University Course | May 5, 2022

Designing with architectural insulated metal wall panels

Insulated metal wall panels (IMPs) offer a sleek, modern, and lightweight envelope system that is highly customizable. This continuing education course explores the characteristics of insulated metal wall panels, including how they can offer a six-in-one design solution. Discussions also include design options, installation processes, code compliance, sustainability, and available warranties.

Exterior BD+C University Course | Jan 9, 2022

Mastering the higher ed campus building envelope

Building envelope choices for campus, cultural, and infrastructure projects are shaped by particular conditions. Today, institutions place greater value on how buildings relate to their ensemble: how historic buildings fit next to new ones, how massing forms fit with their neighbors, and how a building cladding contributes to the campus context. Concurrently, enclosure assemblies and construction methods have undergone changes due to values of sustainability, science, durability, and maintenance. In this context, mastering the building envelope on college and university campuses requires addressing both cultural concerns and technical performance, honoring traditional buildings while exploring the potential of new materials and forms. 

Coatings | Oct 14, 2021

Identifying Color Trends: Then and Now

Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings reflects on the life of color trends throughout history and how trend forecasting plays a part then, now and in the coming years.

Coatings | Jan 25, 2021

Railing manufacturer offers new 10-year warranty on fluoropolymer powder coatings

Stair and railing manufacturer Viewrail has announced a new 10-year warranty for its…
75 Top Products | Dec 12, 2019

Top Building Envelope Products for 2019

Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier are among the 28 new building envelope products to make Building Design+Construction's 2019 101 Top Products report. 

Coatings | Jeff Alexander Aug 17, 2018

Anti-graffiti coatings keep projects pristine

The Sherwin-Williams Coil Coating products you know and trust are designed to keep your buildings beautiful and free of graffiti.

Coatings | Aug 2, 2018

MUST SEE: Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings exhibit explores how architects’ thoughts translate into color

The exhibit, Thinking In Color, debuted in late June at the AIA Conference on Architecture in New York City.

Coatings | Jeff Alexander Jul 31, 2018

Color trends: Hit pause

Color has the power to help us go within and reset.

Coatings | Jan 3, 2018

Coating brings high-gloss aesthetic and greater durability to aluminum surfaces

Acrylicoat’s hard surface resists scratches and meets or exceeds the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2603-17 industry standard for high-performance coatings.

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