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Question Of The Week: Are Current Building Codes Adequate For Extreme Weather?

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Do current building codes adequately reflect knowledge gained from experience with recent storms and are the codes changing fast enough?


New GSU College of Law Building Encourages Interaction

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With a core mission of nurturing community engagement, student learning, and the demands of a modern legal education, Georgia State University’s new College of Law building in downtown Atlanta promotes engagement and collaboration.





OSHA Advisory Committee On Construction Safety And Health Seeks Nominations

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OSHA’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health is accepting nominations for six new members to serve on the 15-member committee.


Students Benefit From One Of World’s Only Living Buildings

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A net zero energy, net zero water, and carbon neutral education center that meets the Living Building Challenge™ has been built on the banks of the Potomac River in Maryland.