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Facilities Trends & Considerations Webinar: Where We Go From Here

View this free video webinar to learn how COVID-19 has influenced project planning, how to maximize your resources to provide safe facilities, and economic considerations to keep your eye on.

R.D. Olson Breaks Ground on Senior Living Project

R.D. Olson Construction breaks ground on Vistas at Glendora, a Clearwater Senior Living project in the San Gabriel Valley area of Los Angeles County.

Harnessing Building Documentation

Construction projects add to existing facility data, and technology helps with organization and retrieval.

Natural Hazards And Buildings

Whether hurricanes, wildfires, or earthquakes, threats from nature call for renewed look at emergency preparedness plans.

Construction Site Safeguarded With Surveillance And Mass Notification

Graham Construction innovates mobile security solution using Axis products to protect employees, properties, and equipment.

Cupix Enhances 3D Digital Twin Platform

The CupixWorks 2.0 advanced 3D digital twin platform enables people to build smarter, transforming construction sites into easy-to-manage projects, creating value across the entire life cycle of a property.

Tech Training Center Will Be Virginia’s First Net Zero Higher Ed Building

Located at Piedmont Virginia Community College, the Advanced Technical Training Center will join the small number of U.S. community college facilities to achieve net zero energy.

One Years’ Waste Could Build More Than 538 Statues Of Liberty

New research by Compare the Market reveals the number of times different countries could re-create iconic landmarks based on their daily plastic waste.

Construction Safety And Health Advisory Committee Members Named

The 15 ACCSH members will advise and assist the assistant secretary on occupational safety and health in construction standards.

UK, U.S. To Collaborate On Improving The Built Environment

The National Institute of Building Sciences will work with the Centre for Digital Built Britain on the development of the U.S. National Building Information Management (BIM) Program.

Doosan Bobcat Headquarters: Going For Sustainable Gold

Doosan Bobcat recently earned LEED Gold certification with the renovation and expansion of its West Fargo, ND corporate headquarters.

Tensotherm Roof Helps Revitalize Jones Beach Boardwalk Café

Birdair’s twin PTFE tensile roof structure pays homage to original café while providing a modern aesthetic.

Historic Newark Symphony Hall Unveils New Façade, Streetscape Design

A five-year, $50M restoration of New Jersey’s largest Black-led arts and entertainment venue is underway, includes reimagining an entire city block.

Airlines Approve Restart Of Pittsburgh International Airport Terminal Project

After pandemic pause, Pittsburgh International Airport will restart a critical infrastructure project that will build a modern, health-conscious airport.

National Institute Of Building Sciences Joins Global BIM Network

The National Institute of Building Sciences joined more than 2,000 public sector representatives from 100 countries to form a new Global BIM Network.

Building Seismic Safety Council Honors Built Environment Leaders

BSSC recognized individuals and organizations that support its mission of enhancing public safety through improved seismic planning, design, construction and regulation in the building community.

Climate And Human Health-focused Office Building Moves Ahead

State-of-the-art ventilation, touchless features, rooftop green space highlight The Net, an Urban Visions development in downtown Seattle.

5 Tips To Simplify Summer Facilities Project Planning And Execution

Prepping for summer construction? Don’t forget to check these off your to-do list.

Safety During Building Rehabilitation

At secure facilities, building envelope rehabilitation projects don’t have to mean temporary relocation of building users, equipment, or collections.

Hybrid Hatches Solve VDOT Salt Storage Challenge

The Virginia Department of Transportation solves a salt storage problem with corrosion-resistant liners that will help extend its facility's roof durability up to 35 years.

NIBS Convenes Building Information Management Executive Roundtable

Nearly 40 business and government leaders discussed the need for a National Building Information Management Program to improve the relationships, performance and profitability of the increasingly digitalized U.S. AECO industry

Building Transparency Offers Tools To Address Climate Change

Led by tech and building leaders, the nonprofit provides open access data and tools that aim to reduce CO2 emitted in producing materials for the building industry.

Top 10 Sustainability Topics For Real Estate in 2021

The real estate industry will take an increasingly focused view of environmental, social, and governance strategies this year, according to a new Urban Land Institute report.

DaVinci AE1932 Scissor Lift From JLG

The new 19-foot scissor lift is purpose-built for applications where stringent environmental regulations must be met.

Maternity Campus Becomes North Carolina’s First COVID-19 Hospital

Cone Health transformed its former women’s health campus into a designated COVID-19 hospital, protecting patients and care teams with innovative solutions.

DensDeck StormX Prime Roof Board From Georgia-Pacific

Georgia-Pacific Building Products' new premium coverboard is designed to meet FM Global’s Very Severe Hail Standard.

Architecture And Echoes Of “The Mandalorian”

Miami-based Oppenheim Architecture takes a look back at Season 2 of this show with projects from its portfolio that call to mind the places Mando and Baby Yoda hit along their journey.

Are Your Workplace And Workforce Management Best Practices Ready For A Post-Pandemic World?

Establishing an updated set of workplace and workforce management best practices that better reflects the profound changes in the way we work will be essential as we roll into 2021.

Auburn University Opens $22M Structural Engineering Laboratory

Auburn University has opened the doors to a $22 million state-of-the-art Advanced Structural Engineering Laboratory that will provide solutions to the nation’s growing infrastructure issues for years to come.

FEMA Projects Implementing I-Codes Could Save $600B By 2060

As the frequency and severity of natural hazards continue to increase year-over-year, a new FEMA study reaffirms that building codes continue to be the best first line of defense.

AIA Chicago Presents 39 Design Excellence Awards

Attended virtually by hundreds of industry leaders, the online award program honored 36 projects by Chicago architecture firms found locally and worldwide.

ASHRAE Moves To New Net-Zero Energy Global HQs In Metro Atlanta

ASHRAE’s new headquarters uses technology integration to increase efficiency, protect people and property, and enhance the occupant experience, and is a model for net-zero energy building design.

2020 Excellence In Concrete Construction Awards Announced

The Kennedy Center Expansion in Washington, DC was chosen as Overall Winner, while 12 other projects have also been recognized.

Aramark Global HQ Receives LEED Silver Certification

Located in Philadelphia, the Aramark headquarters includes a wellness center, biophilia rooms, outdoor terraces, and a showcase state-of-the-art dining facility and test kitchen.

BSSC Updates Earthquake Design Provisions For FEMA

The Building Seismic Safety Council's new seismic provisions for the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program support strong standards and codes to bolster building resilience.

Before The Storm: Alternative Construction Procurement For Your Disaster Prep Kit

View this free video webinar and learn how to proactively plan for catastrophic situations by having an alternative procurement program in place before disaster strikes.

Game-Changing Project Aligns With Return-To-Office Strategy

Originally designed with employee engagement and wellness in mind, The Source H20 meets companies’ needs for safer and healthier workplaces in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It’s Cooler On The Jersey Shore

New hotel HVAC cooling tower reduces energy consumption and protects guests with antimicrobial properties that greatly reduce the chances of bacterial growth.

Zero Energy, Zero Carbon Building Opens In New Spokane Eco-District

The five-story, 159,000-square-foot Catalyst building is one of the largest zero energy buildings in North America and one of the first zero carbon buildings to be certified by the International Living Future Institute.

thyssenkrupp Elevator Installing Longest Pedestrian Bridge In The U.S.

Six iwalks ranging in size from 150- to 200-feet will be installed on the 1,000-foot-long pedestrian bridge at United Shore's Pontiac, MI campus.

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