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Concrete | Jun 17, 2015

To Core or not to core?

To receive your free copy of this white paper, please complete the registration form below. By…
Flooring | May 18, 2015

Suburban L.A. high school battles moisture-soaked flooring

School officials had to take action when popped flooring created trip hazards

Apr 3, 2015

Quick steps in getting started with Nichiha

Nichiha Architectural Wall Panels offer limitless design possibilities. Watch Nichiha’s animated…
Multifamily Housing | Mar 16, 2015

New Jersey Supreme Court puts control of affordable housing agency in the courts

The court said the state’s affordable housing agency had failed to do its job, and effectively transferred the agency's regulatory authority to lower courts.

Nov 7, 2014

Prefab helps Valparaiso student residence project meet an ambitious deadline

Few colleges or universities have embraced prefabrication more wholeheartedly than Valparaiso (Ind.) University. The Lutheran-based institution completed a $27 million residence hall this past summer in which the structural elements were all precast.

Sep 30, 2014

Breakthrough concrete mix could reduce carbon emissions by 60%

Scientists at MIT have found a way to decrease the carbon emissions that result from concrete production: reducing the ratio of calcium to the silicate-rich clay. 

Aug 5, 2014

New bomb-proof concrete mixture used in One World Trade Center

The new concrete mix deforms instead of breaking, removing the threat of flying debris in an explosive attack. 

Jul 11, 2014

Are these LEGO-like blocks the future of construction?

Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks system.

Jun 12, 2014

Austrian university develops 'inflatable' concrete dome method

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienna University of Technology has developed a method that allows concrete domes to form with the use of air and steel cables instead of expensive, timber supporting structures.

May 15, 2014

'Virtually indestructible': Utah architect applies thin-shell dome concept for safer schools

At $94 a square foot and "virtually indestructible," some school districts in Utah are opting to build concrete dome schools in lieu of traditional structures. 

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