The impact of the Covid pandemic on the construction industry appears to be fueling demand for modular construction methods, especially in the western U.S. and Canada.
Bold cantilevered designs are prevalent today, as developers and architects strive to maximize space, views, and natural light in buildings. Cantilevered structures, however, present a host of challenges for building teams, according to José R. Rivera, PE, Associate Principal and Director of Plumbing and Fire Protection with Lilker Associates Consulting Engineers.
A team of students at the University of Waterloo in Canada have developed a process to grow bricks using bacteria.
Projects | Mar 8, 2022
Resembling a fueling station, VersiCharge XL—a new electric vehicle (EV) charging concept structure—can charge large numbers of EVs in outdoor areas ranging from small office building parking lots to last-mile logistics hubs to stadium parking lots.
Using predictive cost data is the key to accurately evaluating future building projects—capturing, analyzing and applying building data work.
Resources | Aug 4, 2020
The publication provides an overview of requirements for mass timber construction as found in the 2015, 2018, and 2021 International Building Code.
Dec 11, 2018
How precast helped fuel the growth of a Minnesotan institution
Nov 15, 2018
Load-bearing panels and functional aesthetics help personal care company upgrade facility
Build More Efficient Buildings Series | Jul 20, 2018
Highly reliable and efficient backup power systems are a key concern for building teams.
Build More Efficient Buildings Series | May 15, 2018
From energy efficiency to ease of installation, here are some things to keep in mind when selecting the right system.
Build More Efficient Buildings Series | Apr 12, 2018
Key considerations for building owners are elevator reliability, a smooth ride, tenant satisfaction, and total cost of ownership