The Heights & Areas Calculator, developed by the International Code Council, the American Wood Council, and WoodWorks, is based on provisions in the 2006 to 2015 editions of the International Building Code.
A free app that calculates the maximum allowable heights and areas for buildings of various occup...read more
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ABC members increased training spending 45% from 2013, according to a new report.
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Not only has the concrete stood the test of time, but it has actually become stronger.
With brownsites, the real trouble lies in the unseen: namely the hazardous substances, pollutants...read more
Fabcon Precast worked with Hy-Vee to create a custom finish to help differentiate the stores and create a more premium feel to the stores.
Fabcon has worked closely with Hy-Vee’s architects and designers to produce a custom finish for t...read more
Photo Credit: Douglas Levere, University at Buffalo.
The project is currently under development by a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Buffalo....
The 3D concrete printing industry is expected to more than double in size within the next five ye...read more
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Bones and sea sponges are highly organized at the molecular level, while concrete consists of ran...read more
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The hat truss-supported office tower was topped off in January, rising 25 stories above the Salt...read more
Photo: Scott Schrage, University Communications/University of Nebraska
The de-icing concrete uses an electrical current to generate heat to keep roads safer during wint...read more
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The team's Fossilized project allows for structures that are more varied and volumetric than othe...read more
Photo: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger and CW Keller use 3D modeling and CNC machining to advance concrete...read more
The precast concrete technique was implemented on the South High Rises project at Ohio State University. Photo: Sasaki Associates
Its double-angle cladding anchor maintains the air/water/vapor barrier integrity and continuous i...read more
System reduces slab dead load by 30% on medical clinic project
The floor was reinforced with 2170 FC resin that was saturated into heavy mesh fiberglass.
School officials had to take action when popped flooring created trip hazards
Few colleges or universities have embraced prefabrication more wholeheartedly than Valparaiso (In...read more
Scientists at MIT have found a way to decrease the carbon emissions that result from concrete pro...read more
The new concrete mix deforms instead of breaking, removing the threat of flying debris in an expl...read more
Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks syste...
Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienn...read more
At $94 a square foot and "virtually indestructible," some school districts in Utah are opting to...read more
From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of...read more
Mill Junction will house up to 370 students and is supported by 50-year-old grain silos.
Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requi...read more
Experts from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat release their 2014 construction fore...read more
BD+C editors offer a roundup of new products and case studies that represent the latest breakthro...read more
Thirty specialists from around the world challenge the question of (higher) costs related to sust...read more