California’s recent revisions to Title 24 contain ambitious performance goals: all residential bu...read more
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently ruled that distinct portions of a mixed-used bu...read more
The move will affect 24 districts that have schools inside Oklahoma City limits.
The city has been operating a downtown dirt parking lot in violation of its own code and the fede...read more
The issue was raised in the wake of a tragic fire at a seniors' residence in L'Isle-Verte.
Two supervisors charged that a lack of adequate code enforcement has led to blight from dilapidat...read more
State and city officials are pushing for increased bonding capacity to pay for the storm shelters...
Sixteen years ago, the Los Angeles City Council decided against requiring retrofits of existing b...read more
Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requi...read more
Proposed legislation to further regulate the building of micro apartments has triggered appeals f...read more
Some 1,500 concrete structures built in Los Angeles before 1980 could be vulnerable to earthquake...read more
Our experts say no, but it could save lives. In this report, they offer recommendations on securi...read more
Proposed changes include mandating the insulation of hot water piping in new buildings.
Architect Gerhard Becker was sentenced to a year in LA county jail after pleading no contest to t...read more
Strengthened sprinkler regulations proposed for the 2015 National Building Code of Canada (NBCC)...read more
City officials in Akron, Ohio want to prevent stormwater from entering its combined sewer system...read more
Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...read more
A new tool from the engineering firm Buro Happold takes into account both energy and economic per...read more
Buildings in tornado-prone areas should be constructed to withstand strong winds just as hurrican...read more
The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)—the code that serves as the model for stat...read more
Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal...read more
ISO has joined the national nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) to encourage commun...read more
Dallas stands out as one of the few large cities that is enforcing a green building code, with th...read more
The roof of the Memorial Auditorium of Concordia College in Minnesota will undergo a complete str...read more
President Barack Obama recently signed an executive order related to climate change and disaster-...read more
The proposed new code will increase the mandatory installation of occupancy sensors and daylighti...read more
Green-building and accessibility are the major themes of the 2013 updates to California’s constru...read more
In California, there are still hundreds of concrete buildings that need reinforcement to bring th...read more
With countries not tackling climate change aggressively, cities are in the best position to drive...read more
Sixty-five up-and-coming AEC stars presented their big ideas for solving pressing social, economi...read more