Concrete | Apr 1, 2021

Fabcon acquires Michigan's Kerkstra Precast

Minneapolis-based Fabcon Precast, a leading provider of structural precast wall panels, announced today that, effective March 31st, it has acquired Kerkstra Precast, a Michigan corporation.  

AEC Tech | Oct 28, 2020

Meet Jaibot, Hilti's new construction robot

The semi-autonomous robot is designed to assist MEP contractors with ceiling-drilling applications. 

Concrete | Sep 2, 2020

Precast concrete tower honors victims of United Airlines Flight 93

Paul Murdoch Architects designed the project.

Aug 20, 2020

A new precast home for a Minnesota institution

In the state of Minnesota, winter is unavoidable. Every year we can look forward to each of our…
75 Top Building Products | Dec 16, 2019

Top Structural Products for 2019

Inpro’s Fireline 140 fire barrier and Owens Corning’s Foamglas cellular glass insulation are among the 10 structural products to make Building Design+Construction's 2019 101 Top Products report.

75 Top Building Products | Dec 16, 2019

101 Top Products for 2019

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for the past 12 months in the fourth-annual 101 Top Products report.

Codes and Standards | Sep 9, 2019

Free app calculates maximum allowable heights and areas for buildings

A free app that calculates the maximum allowable heights and areas for buildings of various occupancy classifications and types of construction has been released.

Concrete | Jul 8, 2019

Concrete repair code requirements released

American Concrete Institute offers guidance on assessment, repair, rehab of existing concrete structures.

BD+C University Course | May 24, 2018

Accommodating movement in building envelope materials [AIA course]

We may think of the building envelope as an inanimate object, but in reality its components can be quite mobile. This AIA CES course is worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW.