Top Building Envelope Products for 2019

Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier are among the 28 new building envelope products to make Building Design+Construction's 2019 101 Top Products report. 




75 Top Products | Dec 12, 2019

Top Building Envelope Products for 2019

Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier are among the 28 new building envelope products to make Building Design+Construction's 2019 101 Top Products report. 

Multifamily Housing | Aug 3, 2019

A plant—or at least its image—grows in Brooklyn

A 90-foot mural overlooks the courtyard of a new residential building.

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.

Building Enclosure Systems | Jul 26, 2017

Balcony and roof railings and the code: Maintain, repair, or replace? [AIA course]

Lacking familiarity with current requirements, some owners or managers complete a roof or balcony rehabilitation, only to learn after the fact that they need to tear noncompliant railings out of their new roof or terrace and install new ones. 

| Jan 14, 2016

How to succeed with EIFS: exterior insulation and finish systems

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS failures and how to prevent them; and EIFS and sustainability.

Reconstruction & Renovation | Sep 29, 2015

What went wrong? Diagnosing building envelope distress [AIA course]

With so many diverse components contributing to building envelope assemblies, it can be challenging to determine which of these myriad elements was the likely cause of a failure.

Cladding and Facade Systems | Mar 24, 2015

Designers turn a struggling mall into a hub of learning and recreation

Architects help Nashville government transform a struggling mall into a new community space.

| Sep 7, 2014

Building the cladding palette: panels, rainscreens, and veneers [AIA course]

When it comes to cost, performance, and aesthetics—not to mention maintenance and long-term resilience—the evaluation of cladding materials and façade systems is more complex than ever. This course is worth 1.0 AIA CES HSW learning units.

| Jul 30, 2014

German students design rooftop solar panels that double as housing

Students at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences designed a solar panel that can double as living space for the Solar Decathlon Europe.

| Jun 11, 2014

Koolhaas’ OMA teams with chemical company to study link between color and economy

Dutch company AkzoNobel is partnering with Rem Koolhaas' firm OMA to study how the application of colorful paints and coatings can affect a city's economic development.


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