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Photo shows damage from the lack of an expansion joint at a junction.

Photo shows damage from the lack of an expansion joint at a junction. Photo: Brick Industry Association


April 22, 2021 | Brian E. Trimble, PE, James A. Tann, and Charles (Chip) Clark, AIA, PE

Changes in temperature or moisture can wreak havoc on building materials, and brick is no excep...

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

Arktura's Delta Drop ceiling and CertainTeed's Decoustics Rondolo wood panels are among the 13 ne...

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Wanderwall, North Carolina 2019 design innovation report: Super labs, dream cabins, office boardwalks, façades as art

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


June 25, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

9 projects that push the limits of architectural design, space planning, and material innovation....

Courtesy NanaWall

June 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The product is making its AIA debut at the trade show.

East Aurora High School
| June 12, 2018 | Construction Specialties

East Aurora High School's new expansion included an atrium, several new classrooms, and a fine ar...

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Courtesy NanaWall

November 09, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The environmentally friendly structure is integrated into the landscape and maximizes its strikin...

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VistaAir Open
October 16, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Vista Air is available in several mounting options and cladding materials, including metal, wood,...

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A rendering of the proposed apartment tower at 2166 15th St., Denver. Gromatzky Dupree and Associates (GDA Architects).

| June 12, 2017 | Trim-Tex

In multi-level buildings, the upper floors exert force upon the lower floors and can cause cracki...

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Pixabay Public Domain

February 13, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

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

December 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The company, BamCore, says its new product can save money and quicken the framing process.

May 31, 2016 | NanaWall

Frameless, operable all glass wall with no floor track is STC 36 sound rated

Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidd
January 14, 2016 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...

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Gypsum Association releases guidance document on abuse resistant and impact-resistant panels

Photo: Findoutwhy/Wikimedia Commons.

November 24, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Products are designed for high-traffic areas.

Steel curtain wall system a landmark for justice in butte county

TGP’s steel curtain wall mirrors nearby buttes.

| July 27, 2015 | Technical Glass Products

The curtain wall and cupola mirror the shape of surrounding landforms

Experience Possibilities: The Linq Hotel and Casino

High Roller loading area clad in ALPOLIC®/fr

| June 04, 2015 |

Architectural vision, fabrication know-how and ALPOLIC® materials transform the Las Vegas dreamsc...

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Metl-Span systems meet design needs in cost effective manner

One challenge required onsite bending of CFA panels for the curved portion of the facility. Photo courtesy of Metl-Span.

| March 25, 2015 | Metl-Span

The goal from the beginning was to construct an energy efficient building with insulated metal pa...

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Fulton Center Transit Hub Relies on Matched Fire-Rated and Non-Fire-Rated Curtain Wall Systems from TGP for a Light-flooded Space
| March 03, 2015 | Technical Glass Products

Fire-rated curtain wall systems filled this subterranean hub with natural light.

The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e
October 16, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...

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September 22, 2014 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

From metal mesh panels to concealed-suspension ceilings, here's our roundup of the latest acous...

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July 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The concept behind the research is to slice the stalk of bamboo grass into smaller pieces to bond...

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June 23, 2014 | Firestone Building Products

Twenty-five top-performing firms honored as certified contractors.

AkzoNobel's Human Cities initiative commits to improving, energizing and regener
June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

Dutch company AkzoNobel is partnering with Rem Koolhaas' firm OMA to study how the application of...

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28 lbs. per sf SLENDERWALL panels
| March 25, 2014 | SLENDERWALL This is sponsored content

After decades of wear, the hand-laid brick envelope of the Johns Hopkins nine-story Nelson/Harvey...

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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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Photo: Iwan Baan - www.iwan.com / Courtesy Emerson College
March 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The $85 million, 10-story vertical campus takes the shape of a massive, shimmering aircraft hanga...

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Image courtesy Hoffmann Architects
March 04, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Design experts from Hoffmann Architects offer a brief history of exterior insulation and finish s...

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