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.
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
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
The University of Oregon's Hatfield-Dowlin Football Performance Center earned a Merit Award for the design and structure of the facility. Image: Jeremy Bittermann
Calatrava's soaring Innovation Science and Technology Building at Florida Polytechnic University...read more
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Research at Case Western Reserve University has found that buildings that rock during an earthqua...read more
Two instructors and a doctoral student of the Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology at Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea, make up the team behind the discovery. Photo: Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology/Wikimedia Commons
The new alloy makes steel as strong as titanium.
Demountable structural steel assemblies would be a greener way to make use of steel in the constr...read more
These prestigious awards recognize outstanding achievement in engineering and architecture on str...read more
The competition invites U.S. developers, institutions, organizations, and design teams willing to...read more
The concept behind the research is to slice the stalk of bamboo grass into smaller pieces to bond...read more
Beijing-based design cooperative Penda designed a bamboo hotel that can easily expand vertically...read more
Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks syste...
The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slas...read more