Codes and Standards

December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is considering a change in policy that would re...

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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This webinar explores bathroom design trends in multifamily and commercial applications and offers solutions to design challenges such as meeting accessibility guidelines and complying with codes. Click here to view the webinar now!

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December 20, 2013 | Buro Happold

A new tool from the engineering firm Buro Happold takes into account both energy and economic per...

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced 16 enforcement actions for viol...

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Green Globes certification program from the Green Building Initiative can be used for the ren...

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New York City may boost maintenance standards for cranes operating in the city, including the add...

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is raising concerns that the Environmental Protection Agency has...

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December 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Major revisions for design and measurement of comfortable spaces are included in a newly publishe...

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December 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Starting January 1, 2014, architects who apply for an occupational license in Texas will have to...

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December 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Buildings in tornado-prone areas should be constructed to withstand strong winds just as hurrican...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Houston, Salt Lake City, Miami, New York, and Los Angeles are five cities that are leading the wa...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 500,000 sf, 14-story One Angel Square in Manchester, England, is being promoted as "the most...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The low-lying city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands is a world leader in storm resiliency with pol...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In 2009, more legislation authorizing design-build project delivery passed than in any year in De...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)—the code that serves as the model for stat...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Philadelphia City Council has held a series of hearings on a bill aimed at boosting the city'...

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December 03, 2013 | AIA

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal...

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November 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New federal maps for Boston significantly expand the number of homes and businesses in areas cons...

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November 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kieran Timberlake and PE International have developed Tally, an analysis tool to help BIM users k...

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The Rady Childrens Hospital in San Diego is an example of a facility on the cut
November 18, 2013 | Jane Rohde, AIA, FIIDA, ACHA, AAHID, LEED AP

As more time and money is devoted to neonatal and pediatric research, evidence-based design is pl...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

ISO has joined the national nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) to encourage commun...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Gypsum Association has completed the development of a product category rules (PCR) document f...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The General Services Administration has posted a request online, asking those in industry, academ...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A proposal from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration would require companies with mo...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Haworth’s showroom in Beijing’s Parkview Green building has been recognized as the world’s first...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Dallas stands out as one of the few large cities that is enforcing a green building code, with th...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The silica-dust rule from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration could put small busin...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The roof of the Memorial Auditorium of Concordia College in Minnesota will undergo a complete str...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

President Barack Obama recently signed an executive order related to climate change and disaster-...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Northern California branch of the U.S. Green Building Council is leading the “Building Health...

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