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December 21, 2009 | Jeffrey Yoders

New federal data released recently shows sharp increases in the prices of key construction materi...

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October 01, 2009 |

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s newly formed BIM Task Group met during the...

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September 09, 2009 |

Pella Corporation now offers three-dimensional (3D) window and door models for use in Building In...

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August 11, 2009 |

Pella Corporation has earned the prestigious J.D. Power and Associates award for “Highest in Cust...

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August 01, 2009 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief; Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor; Dave Barista, Managing Editor; and Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

14. Mod Pod A Nod to Flex Biz Designed by the British firm Tate + Hindle, the OfficePOD is a flex...

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July 20, 2009 |

Recent surveys conducted by the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) and Random Lengths as...

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July 01, 2009 |

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association is working on a product-based green certific...

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June 17, 2009 |

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has cited FloorScore® certified flooring products as elig...

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June 14, 2009 | By David Barista, Managing Editor

At nine stories, the Stadthaus apartment complex in East London is the world’s tallest residentia...

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June 01, 2009 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Sustainability and energy efficiency depend not only on the overall design but also on the buildi...

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Winfield Gate Luxury Townhomes, Houston. Photo: APA

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For commercial architects facing increasing pressure to design innovative structures while simult...

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Photo: APAThe Engineered Wood Association

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As wood-frame construction is continuously evolving, designers in many parts of the U.S. are opti...

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Photo: APAThe Engineered Wood Association

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The Audrain Building on Newport’s celebrated Bellevue Avenue was designed by New York architect B...

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In several recent projects, use of wood building materials has yielded cost reductions and faster installation, resulting in significant economic savings. For the Galt Place affordable senior housing complex in Galt, Calif., for example, designers estimate they saved more than $1 million through lower material costs combined with soft-cost savings from faster construction, easier handling, and fewer trades on site. Photo: APA-The Engineered Wood Association

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Wood podium construction takes an age-old material and moves it into the 21st century. 

For the Kelowna project, the team used seven-ply CLT from Structurlam Products Ltd. for the floor systems and five-ply CLT for the roof. Unlike the thicker floor build-up of a wood or steel joist system, the seven-layer panels are only 9-1/2 inches thick, similar to the thickness of concrete. Photo: APA

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When he set out to design his company’s new headquarters building on Lakeshore Road in scenic Kel...

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Insulated three-stud corners provide more space for cavity insulation, boosting the structures energy efficiency. Illustration: APA

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As architects continue to search for ways to improve building efficiencies, more and more are tur...

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Eddie's house is recognized as the smallest structure, and the only doghouse ever designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

By applying the patented acetylation technology, the wood may be used for exterior applications, including screens, outdoor furniture, windows, and exterior doors, while still maintaining the species' aesthetic qualities.

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