California Cuts its Carbon Footprint with Solar

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| March 16, 2015 | Panasonic

Spanning four locations in Central Valley, the California Renewable Energy Small Tariff projects...

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Millennials to outgrow Baby Boomers in 2015

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February 23, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The Baby Boomer generation, once the nation's largest living generation, will be outpaced by the...

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Returning home: Millennials moving back in with their parents

Ninety percent of individuals born between 1980 and 1984 and who hold a Bachelor’s degree left home before they were 27 years hold. However, half of this group later returned to their parents’ home, according to a study by the National Longitudinal Study of Youth. Image: Wikimedia Commons

February 17, 2015 | Sara Elliott, Associate Editor

Ninety percent of individuals born between 1980 and 1984 and who hold a Bachelor’s degree left ho...

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Project Tango devices contain customized hardware and software designed to track the full 3D motion of the device, while simultaneously creating a map of the environment. Image: Google

February 10, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Google is said to be partnering with LG to create a version of the technology for public release...

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January 07, 2015 | National Institute of Building Sciences

The report identifies several barriers to investment in such retrofits, such as the costs and com...

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August 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

This app and stylus offer numerous writing utensils, including an ink pen, bold marker, watercolo...

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Illustration: Arup
April 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of...

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Having the correct model views loaded and visibility settings adjusted prior to
March 31, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Process mapping, split models, and streamlined coordination meetings are among the timesaving tec...

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To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
March 20, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...

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February 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architect Christian Salvati's new structure is just the first step in bringing shipping container...

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August 14, 2013 | Nichiha

This course will review the cause and effects of moisture intrusion and explain how fiber cement...

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May 03, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are corre...

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James H. Clark Center - Bio-X Stanford University
March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction market analysts from RSMeans offer construction costs per square foot for four build...

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A man-made mountain will conceal a waste-to-energy facility near Copenhagen.
March 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new project near Copenhagen pushes the boundaries of the term "mixed use," combining a waste-to...

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In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can hav
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can have a positive role...

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February 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

RSMeans' February 2013 Cost Comparison Report breaks down the average construction costs per squa...

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October 24, 2012 |

Mortenson Construction, a U.S. builder headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., has opened an office...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

UNT students and staff get hands-on experience working with green technologies a
May 03, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The living lab—the only one of its kind in Texas—is designed to test various technologies and sys...

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The Freshwater Skyscraper will be able to irrigate a one-hectare field of tomato
April 25, 2012 | By Jeanne Roberts

The Freshwater Skyscraper will address the issue of increasing water scarcity through a process k...

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October 13, 2010 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Contributing Editor Jeff Yoders tests a new small-form factor, workstation-class desktop in Hewle...

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October 13, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Sundra L. Ryce, President and CEO of SLR Contracting & Service Company, Buffalo, N.Y., talks...

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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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March 02, 2010 | Jeffrey Yoders

Despite the economic challenges that many architecture, engineering, planning(A/E/P) & enviro...

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February 02, 2010 | Jeffrey Yoders

Construction employment grew in only four out of 337 metropolitan areas in 2009 as spending on co...

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February 02, 2010 | Jeffrey Yoders

As the U.S. economy recovers, emerging trends in demographics and consumer behavior will become m...

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February 01, 2010 |

The recession reduced retail construction spending early and deeply, but now most of the decline...

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January 26, 2010 | Rob Cassidy

BD+C will publish its 8th Annual White Paper on Green Buildings, "Zero Energy Buildings + Homes,"...

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January 20, 2010 | Jeffrey Yoders

The American Institute of Architects reported the December Architecture Billings Index rating was...

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January 19, 2010 | Jeffrey Yoders

While 2009 was likely the bottom in terms of percentage decline, 2010 will be the bottom in terms...

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