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Mohawk College will have one of the region’s first net-zero energy institutional buildings

A new 96,000-sf building designed by B+H Architects and mcCallumSather will provide students of Ontario’s Mohawk College with solar-powered state-of-the-art labs, workshops, open study spaces, and a lecture theater when construction completes in 2018......»»

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Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures, Standards ASCE/SEI 7-16, has been updated

Several significant updates have been added to the new edition of Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures, Standards ASCE/SEI 7-16. The recently released document.....»»

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Virtually real design

Architects and designers use plans, sections, perspecti.....»»

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This floating hotel in Sweden freezes in place during the winter

The Lule River in Sweden is about to become the location of one of the country’s most unique hotels. Arctic Bath, designed by Bertil Harström and Johan Kauppi, floats on the river in the summertime, and then freezes in place during the winter......»»

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Renters don’t just want nice apartments; they want communities packed with amenities

As more people are choosing to rent deeper into their lives than ever before, the things people expect from an apartment unit.....»»

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Cold-formed steel framing engineering guide for building projects released

BuildSteel, an alliance of steel and construction industry organizations, recently releas.....»»

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Bruner Foundation announces 2017 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence gold and silver medalists

The Rudy Bruner Award for Urb.....»»

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What does the client really want?

Our Healthcare Pr.....»»

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Bloomberg’s European headquarters wants to become a natural extension of London

Located in the heart of London, Bloomberg’s new Europea.....»»

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Construction disputes were slightly less contentious last year

The resolution of glo.....»»

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L.A.’s new ordinance requires energy and water efficiency benchmarking

The City of Los Angeles recently passed an ordinance requiring buildings of 20,000 sf or more to take steps to improve energy and water efficiency. Structures of that size must:.....»»

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Time to earn an architecture license continues to drop

The latest architect licensing data indicates that the time to become an architect has decreased to an average of 12.5 years—from the time a student enrolls in school to the moment they receive a license. This .....»»

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Convenience and community lead the suburban shift

There’s no question that “home” means different things to different people, but there’s also an undeniable trend—particularly among, though not .....»»

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Newark Liberty International Airport breaks ground on $2.4 billion redevelopment project

The modernization project at the Newark Liberty International Airport is officially underway. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has recently broken ground on the $2.4 billion project. The largest aspect of the.....»»

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Stantec adds RNL Design to its stable, fortifying several of its business units

Stantec, the global engineering and design firm, bolstered its position geographically and in several business sectors with its acquisition of Denver-based RNL Design, the architectural, interior, and urban design firm. Terms of the agreement, whic.....»»

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These are the recipients of the AIA"s 2017 Small Project Awards

The Amer.....»»

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Want a healthy building? Follow this primer on two new wellness standards

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After testing, seven tower blocks found to have similar cladding as Grenfell Tower

After the tragic fire that swept through London’s .....»»

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ABC"s Construction Backlog Indicator rebounds in 2017

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Seven lessons learned on commissioning projects

Commissioning helps projects achieve greater occupant comfort and satisfaction, higher building energy efficiency, and ensures ease of maintenance for the building engineering staff. Ultimately, commis.....»»

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