The NMHC found that the majority of the 135 multifamily contractors surveyed had experienced delays with apartment or condominium projects due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lumber and building materials revenue totaled $72 billion in 2019, according to Principia.
Inpro’s Fireline 140 fire barrier and Owens Corning’s Foamglas cellular glass insulation are amon...read more
Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...read more
Jin Young Song, AIA, Assistant Professor at University at Buffalo, and Founder of DIOINNO Architecture PLLC, demonstrates his SIMS (Snap-Interlock Module System) design concept, which took the $20,000 Grand Prize in the 2019 Forge Prize competition. Photo courtesy AISC
This annual steel design competition will recognize three Finalists ($10,000 each) and one Grand...read more
Laval University’s TELUS Stadium houses a 328-foot by 197-foot indoor practice field for soccer, football, and rugby. Thirteen arches span 222 feet and provide a clear height of 59 feet at the center of the stadium, which seats 450 spectators. Photo courtesy Nordic Structures | Photographer: © Stéphane Groleau
Projects throughout the U.S. and Canada showcase the design and environmental traits of large-sca...read more
Photo courtesy Prescient
Prescient combines 5D software, clever engineering, and advanced robotics to create prefabricated...read more
The Heights & Areas Calculator, developed by the International Code Council, the American Wood Council, and WoodWorks, is based on provisions in the 2006 to 2015 editions of the International Building Code.
A free app that calculates the maximum allowable heights and areas for buildings of various occup...read more
U.S. steel and aluminum mills could get a market-share boost from import tariffs. But the industry can't say for certain yet which products or producers will ultimately be subject to those duties. Image: Pixabay
Are import quotas and a “Buy American” infrastructure mandate in the cards?
Among the best structural products included in BD+C's Top 101 Products report are Versa-Lok's Bro...read more
The CorTek system has been used on five projects to date, including the One Steamboat Place resort in Steamboat Springs, Colo. Images: Vulcraft
With this patented, steel-and-concrete hybrid system, the service core will no longer be the sche...read more
Courtesy Michael Green Architecture/Lotus Equity Group
Michael Green Architecture is designing the building.
AESS steel columns at Lee Hall III, Clemson University, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners with McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Photo: Courtesy SOM / Scott Frances Photography
Advances in R&D are fostering new forms of structural and aesthetic steel.
Lamar Station Classroom for Urban Farming, Lakewood, Colo. Photo: Jesse Kuroiwa
The annual awards program, sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction, honors the...read more
Rendering courtesy of Martin Duplantier Architectes
The project will consist of three pavilions and several bridges and cost around $5.3 million....
Photo courtesy Freres Lumber
Designed as an alternative for cross laminated timber (CLT), MPP is a large-scale plywood panel w...read more
Photo courtesy Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Assoc.
The species is first new U.S.-grown softwood to be tested for strength values since 1920s.
Temporary Expansion Joints in Large Structures
Photo: Hoffmann Architects
Though brick masonry is highly durable, it is still important to conduct regular inspection of th...read more
Photo: Vermont Timber Works Inc./Wikimedia Commons
The National Frame Building Association released an infographic showing just how far the industry...read more
Train station Seattle. Photo: Kaleb Nyquist/Creative Commons
A new white paper addresses the nation’s $3 trillion public infrastructure crisis and how public...read more
Rendering © Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
The hat truss-supported office tower was topped off in January, rising 25 stories above the Salt...read more
Renderings courtesy Waugh Thistleton. Click here to enlarge.
The nine-story Development House has vertical open spaces for light and air flow.
Rendering and photos courtesy STV
Faced with building a mid-rise structure on a site with poor soil conditions, a structural engine...read more
Trim-Tex Wall Mounted Deflection Bead installed, before drywall mud applied.
Trim-Tex Wall Mounted Deflection Bead features a coextruded flexible gasket that compresses under...read more
Photo: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger and CW Keller use 3D modeling and CNC machining to advance concrete...read more
Multifamily housing starts reached 358,000 in 2014, a 16 percent increase over 2013 and the highe...read more
The Waterfront, a 128-unit wood-based residential development in Stavanger, Norway, designed by AART architects and Kraftvaerk for client Kruse-Smith. This first phase was completed last July; a second phase is under construction. More than 80 firms competed for the project. Photo courtesy AART Architects
The recent push for larger and taller wood structures may seem like an architectural fad. But Bui...read more