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The research project will provide environmental and human data as evidence of biophilic design’s positive impact on the health and wellbeing of office occupants.
A new technical bulletin from PIMA details the benefits in weight, durability, R-value, ease of installation, and environmental impact of these roofing system components.
Creative Office Properties and Dasher Lawless Automation broke ground last month on the largest fully automated parking structure below grade in the U.S.
Graphic Concrete offers architects the versatility to deliver distinctive, intriguing, and iconic imagery to precast concrete surfaces.
Since Portville Central School’s newly renovated athletic complex opened at the end of January, the New York school has seen increased use of its facilities by students and community members.
The school will be among the nation’s first to meet LEED's rigorous platinum standards and requirements for sustainability.
Up to 60% of commercial low-slope roofs are due for re-roof or significant maintenance, according to a recent survey.
New study evaluates the cradle-to-grave sustainability of commonly used drinking water and sewer pipe materials over a 100-year service period.
The National Institute of Building Sciences highlighted its key concerns regarding making buildings better, safer, more economical places to live, work, play and learn.
Three ways for facility project managers to control construction costs — and obtain quality results.
In Chattanooga, TN, Erlanger Health System transforms facility into first lifestyle hospital in the region.
When building a new headquarters, this fast-growing doggy day care and boarding franchise company took its commitment to pooches to a whole new level.
The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.
Shoes.com will relocate its headquarters to 31,000 square feet of customized open workspace within the revamped waterfront facility, renamed Constitution Wharf.
Completion of a multi-faceted facility puts this university on the path to planned redevelopment of its central campus.
Proper planning can help prevent many “what ifs,” as well as help save lives and get your business back on track quicker following a natural disaster.
In uncertain times, patient-centered care demands a patient-centered approach to real estate, according to a new report from JLL.
As Baby Boomers prepare to retire—will the built environment be ready for them?
Fall protection and ladder safety trainings are planned at job sites across the U.S. to keep construction workers safe.
International Code Council kicks off the first week of Building Safety Month by working towards its goal of preserving the building industry's shrinking workforce.
The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.
The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association has completed a multi-year effort to develop Environmental Product Declarations for five types of asphalt roofing.
The Building Information Management (BIM) software plugin lets you define secure openings, set standards across your future facility, and keep everyone in the loop for the seamless integration of Door Security Solutions.
Here are some mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating, courtesy of National Flooring Equipment.
For Wisconsin-based microbrewery Barley John’s, choosing a building envelope that offered flexibility, durability, energy efficiency, and adaptability was integral to the company’s long-term success.
Structure Tone’s new office in Manhattan achieves WELL Certification at the Silver Level; marks first WELL Certified Project in New York.
When stacked up against common commercial building exteriors, brick costs less than precast, metal and glass, according to a new BIA study.
USG pursued the development of a wallboard with a lower carbon footprint when it adopted the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products in 2016.
Maryland’s first net zero energy school — Howard County Public Schools' Wilde Lake Middle School — recently opened in Columbia, MD.
Rather than demolishing an abandoned Rhode Island property and starting from scratch, architects transformed it into a LEED Gold-certified, Class A office building masterpiece.
After seven years of planning and four years of construction, the LEGO House near the toy brand’s corporate campus in Billund, Denmark is scheduled to celebrate its grand opening in September.
How the glass and the frame are manipulated, including proportion, properties, and anchorage, constitutes the essential distinction among glass curtain wall systems.
In both its exhibits and its design, the museum focuses the spotlight on Mississippi's deep musical roots and impact on modern music.
Each day, about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment, but 90 percent of these accidents could be avoided by wearing eye protection.