Security and Life Safety

The repair was not proposed as a permanent solution to the building's flaws, but
March 16, 2012 | By Tim O'Reiley, Las Vegas Review-Journal

By contrast, CityCenter half-owner and developer MGM Resorts International determined last year t...

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Nicholas Hyatt, P.E., S.E.
March 14, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A forensic specialist, Hyatt has more than 10 years of experience performing investigations of st...

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The warp-speed construction is a startling illustration of the building boom in
March 13, 2012 | By Jonathan Kaiman, Los Angeles Times

A 30-story hotel in Changsha went up in two weeks. Some question the safety in that, but the buil...

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Shaun Carvalho
February 29, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

He has been a driving force behind multiple safety-orientated initiatives at Shawmut, including S...

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January 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

New knowledge center web site demonstrates efficacy of smoke detection. 

January 12, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Now widely accepted as the construction industry's standard measure of safety performance, the ST...

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Great Solutions BD+C December 2011
December 10, 2011 | By Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor, and Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The editors of Building Design+Construction present 10 “Great Solutions” that highlight innovativ...

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October 17, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

“Detailed Analysis of U.S. College and University Annual Clery Act Reports” study now av...

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September 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

82% of public, private and 2-year specialized colleges and universities believe they are not very...

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September 12, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Updated installation results in 33% space savings.

May 25, 2011 |

If you could be 80 years old for 30 minutes—and have to readjust everything you think you know ab...

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February 11, 2011 |
February 11, 2011 | By Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

What do a panelized wall system, a newly developed roof hatch, spray polyurethane foam, and a cus...

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October 12, 2010 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

27th Annual Reconstruction Awards...

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October 12, 2010 |

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) announces the release of the 2010 Fire Resist...

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September 13, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

A Building Team preserves the historic facade of a Broadway theater en route to creating the firs...

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September 13, 2010 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Power consumption for data centers doubled from 2000 and 2006, and it is anticipated to double ag...

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September 13, 2010 |

A larger, more efficient, and supergreen border crossing facility is planned for the San Ysidro (...

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March 18, 2010 |

Anti-terrorism physical barrier techniques and applications have become
highly desired to p...

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March 11, 2010 | BD+C staff

Reward Wall Systems' NoricF4 Custom Metal ICF Frames have received fire ratings of 1.5 hours to 3...

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December 01, 2009 |

The British government's new 46,285-sf embassy building in Warsaw, Poland's diplomatic quarter ho...

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October 06, 2009 |

A fabric-covered, steel frame practice facility owned by the National Football League’s Dallas Co...

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October 06, 2009 |

Adopting simple, common-sense measures and proper maintenance protocols can help mitigate the spr...

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October 06, 2009 |

Morphosis Architects, under the direction of renowned architect and UCLA professor Thom Mayne, ha...

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October 06, 2009 |

MIT today announced the creation of the Concrete Sustainability Hub, a research center establishe...

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