Resource pages for "building design"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
To increase their building’s lifespan during construction, facility managers need to work closely with design teams.
Materials database, developed by Northwestern University and World Wildlife Fund (WWF), covers durability and environmental properties of more than 50 building materials
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has been awarded LEED Gold Certification by the USGBC for Building Design and Construction.
Now in its sixth year, ASHRAE’s LowDown Showdown engages architects, engineers, designers, and energy modelers by working on integrated teams to create outstanding designs to solve building efficiency challenges.
This annual award from AIA recognizes building projects that integrate high design with advanced performance in 10 key areas.
New research from Urban Land Institute explores impact of rising temperatures, heat waves on urban development.
The first of these network types is familiar to facilities, while the second is emerging. What do you need to know?
The winner of the Carbuncle Cup 2017 is described as “a crass assault on the senses” that made one judge “cringe physically.”
The Specialty Glass Design Kit is for interior and exterior applications and includes clear, ultra-clear, and tinted glasses with special effects, textures, and colors.
With a goal of improving office workers’ comfort, wellbeing, and productivity, buildings are being designed to bring as much daylight as possible into occupied spaces.
In both its exhibits and its design, the museum focuses the spotlight on Mississippi's deep musical roots and impact on modern music.
Ensure desired results for a new or improved facility by tapping the expertise of building envelope consultants.
The Exterior Projection 500 is a creative fixture for the integration of light textures and graphics in outdoor lighting applications.
Five of the top six winning projects of the 2011 ASHRAE Technology Awards are located in Canada; the lone U.S. facility is in Kansas...