Walls and Partitions
Photo shows damage from the lack of an expansion joint at a junction. Photo: Brick Industry Association
Changes in temperature or moisture can wreak havoc on building materials, and brick is no excep...read more
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Arktura's Delta Drop ceiling and CertainTeed's Decoustics Rondolo wood panels are among the 13 ne...read more
Wanderwall is one of the largest public art pieces in North Carolina. Designed by Marc Fornes/Theverymany, it reimagines an exterior wall of the Stonewell Station parking garage along Interstate 277 in Charlotte (more below). Photo: NAARO
9 projects that push the limits of architectural design, space planning, and material innovation....
The product is making its AIA debut at the trade show.
East Aurora High School's new expansion included an atrium, several new classrooms, and a fine ar...read more
The environmentally friendly structure is integrated into the landscape and maximizes its strikin...read more
Vista Air is available in several mounting options and cladding materials, including metal, wood,...read more
A rendering of the proposed apartment tower at 2166 15th St., Denver. Gromatzky Dupree and Associates (GDA Architects).
In multi-level buildings, the upper floors exert force upon the lower floors and can cause cracki...read more
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The glass wall would replace the current metal fences that surround the structure.
A traditional wall with studs spaced 16 or 24 inches apart, such as the one shown above, can make plumbing and electrical work much more complicated. BamCore's Prime Wall System creates an empty wall cavity. Pixabay Public Domain
The company, BamCore, says its new product can save money and quicken the framing process.
Frameless, operable all glass wall with no floor track is STC 36 sound rated
This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...read more
Photo: Findoutwhy/Wikimedia Commons.
Products are designed for high-traffic areas.
TGP’s steel curtain wall mirrors nearby buttes.
The curtain wall and cupola mirror the shape of surrounding landforms
High Roller loading area clad in ALPOLIC®/fr
Architectural vision, fabrication know-how and ALPOLIC® materials transform the Las Vegas dreamsc...read more
One challenge required onsite bending of CFA panels for the curved portion of the facility. Photo courtesy of Metl-Span.
The goal from the beginning was to construct an energy efficient building with insulated metal pa...read more
Fire-rated curtain wall systems filled this subterranean hub with natural light.
The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...read more
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The concept behind the research is to slice the stalk of bamboo grass into smaller pieces to bond...read more
Twenty-five top-performing firms honored as certified contractors.
Dutch company AkzoNobel is partnering with Rem Koolhaas' firm OMA to study how the application of...read more
After decades of wear, the hand-laid brick envelope of the Johns Hopkins nine-story Nelson/Harvey...read more
Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...read more
The $85 million, 10-story vertical campus takes the shape of a massive, shimmering aircraft hanga...read more