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Photo: Adohi Hall at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, designed by Boston-based Leers Weinzapfel Associates.

Photo: Adohi Hall at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, designed by Boston-based Leers Weinzapfel Associates.

    

May 14, 2021 | David Barista, Editorial Director

An architect who has worked on some of the nation's largest and most significant mass timber co...

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World’s largest HSS mill under construction
| April 16, 2021 |
December 03, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Viewrail's Terrace floating stair system and USG's EcoSmart Panels are among the 10 new structu...

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Meet Jaibot, Hilti's new construction jobsite robot

Using data from the BIM model, Jaibot locates itself accurately indoors, drills the holes dust-controlled, and marks them according to the trade, according to the maker. Photo: Hilti

   

October 28, 2020 | BD+C Staff and Hilti

The semi-autonomous robot is designed to assist MEP contractors with ceiling-drilling applicati...

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NMHC survey of multifamily GCs delays

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.

   

April 05, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR

The...

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LBM building materials revenue 2019

Lumber and building materials revenue totaled $72 billion in 2019, according to Principia.

April 05, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Top Structural Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Inpro’s Fireline 140 fire barrier and Owens Corning’s Foamglas cellular glass insulation are amon...

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101 Top Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...

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Calling all emerging architects: Enter to win the $20,000 Forge Prize

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

    

December 10, 2019 | BD+C Staff

This annual steel design competition will recognize three Finalists ($10,000 each) and one Grand...

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Laval University’s TELUS Stadium houses

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

  

October 24, 2019 | By Kerry Gold, Contributing Writer

Projects throughout the U.S. and Canada showcase the design and environmental traits of large-sca...

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Meet the masters of offsite construction

Photo courtesy Prescient

   

September 12, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

Prescient combines 5D software, clever engineering, and advanced robotics to create prefabricated...

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Heights & Areas Calculator, developed by the International Code Council, the American Wood Council, and WoodWorks

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.

   

September 09, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A free app that calculates the maximum allowable heights and areas for buildings of various occup...

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May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), architect and... 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

April 18, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Are import quotas and a “Buy American” infrastructure mandate in the cards?

March 26, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Among the best structural products included in BD+C's Top 101 Products report are Versa-Lok's Bro...

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The CorTek system has been used on five projects to date, including the One Steamboat Place resort in Steamboat Springs, Colo. Images: Vulcraft

February 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

With this patented, steel-and-concrete hybrid system, the service core will no longer be the sche...

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Interior of new timber office building

Courtesy Michael Green Architecture/Lotus Equity Group

February 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor + John Caulfield, Senior Editor

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

August 23, 2017 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

Advances in R&D are fostering new forms of structural and aesthetic steel.

June 13, 2017 |
Graham Cranston shares SGH’s efforts to take hold of its project data using mathematical optimizatio... read more

Lamar Station Classroom for Urban Farming, Lakewood, Colo. Photo: Jesse Kuroiwa

 

April 03, 2017 | AISC + BD+C Staff

The annual awards program, sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction, honors the...

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Rendering courtesy of Martin Duplantier Architectes

December 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will consist of three pavilions and several bridges and cost around $5.3 million.

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Oregon lumber provider unveils mass plywood panel for tall wood structures

Photo courtesy Freres Lumber

November 01, 2016 | Freres Lumber

Designed as an alternative for cross laminated timber (CLT), MPP is a large-scale plywood panel w...

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Photo courtesy Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Assoc.

November 01, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The species is first new U.S.-grown softwood to be tested for strength values since 1920s.

| August 22, 2016 |

Temporary Expansion Joints in Large Structures

Photo: Hoffmann Architects

May 11, 2016 | Erin L. Kesegi, AIA, and Robert A. Marsoli, Jr., Hoffmann Architects

Though brick masonry is highly durable, it is still important to conduct regular inspection of th...

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How post-frame construction has evolved over the years

Photo: Vermont Timber Works Inc./Wikimedia Commons

April 13, 2016 | BD+C Staff

The National Frame Building Association released an infographic showing just how far the industry...

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AIA: Public-private partnerships could solve nation’s public infrastructure crisis

Train station Seattle. Photo: Kaleb Nyquist/Creative Commons

April 04, 2016 | AIA

A new white paper addresses the nation’s $3 trillion public infrastructure crisis and how public...

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March 28, 2016 | BD+C Editors

The hat truss-supported office tower was topped off in January, rising 25 stories above the Salt...

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