BD+C's John Caulfield interviews Les Hiscoe, CEO of Shawmut Design and Construction, about how his firm keeps projects on schedule and budget in the face of shortages, delays, and price volatility.
Austin Commercial’s Jason Earnhardt explains why supply chain issues for the construction industry are not going to go away and how developers and owners can get ahead of project roadblocks.
Advances in glazing materials and glass building systems offer a seemingly unlimited horizon for not only glass performance, but also for the size and extent of these light, transparent forms. Both for enclosures and for indoor environments, novel products and assemblies allow for more glass and less opaque structure—often in places that previously limited their use.
Driven by two distinct influences, a new generation of glass building enclosures now has a unique trajectory—toward higher performance and sustainability. One of those forces is the work by building teams who effortlessly blend design analysis with the creation of novel system solutions.
Glass and Glazing | Elizabeth Cotton Aug 28, 2018
It is crucial to consider how glass, as beautiful as it may be, will improve the energy efficiency of buildings.
Glass and Glazing | Aug 6, 2018
AAMA publication describes proper guidelines and glazing procedures for structural glazing.
| Jul 24, 2018
Glass and Glazing | Elizabeth Cotton Jun 28, 2018
A product like LUXCLEAR® Protect, an anti-corrosion glass from AGC Glass North America, can help glass-enclosed spaces like the shower, bathroom, a hot tub enclosure, or sunroom retain its attractive shine.
Accelerate Live! | Jun 24, 2018
BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago) featured talks on AI for construction scheduling, regenerative design, the micro-buildings movement, post-occupancy evaluation, predictive visual data analytics, digital fabrication, and more. Take in all 19 talks on demand.
Glass and Glazing | Bill O'Keeffe Jun 12, 2018
Glass and Glazing | Jun 7, 2018
University of Wisconsin School of Business Grainger Hall’s east and west wings are now linked by a state-of-the-art Learning Commons that encourages collaboration through technology and design.
| May 29, 2018
Glass and Glazing | May 29, 2018
An audacious residential structure in New York City preserves spectacular outdoor views while minimizing solar heat gain.