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Fire resistive glazing systems with dynamic curtain wall and hurricane testing provide architects, owners and envelope consultants assurance of documented performance

This month, Architect’s Guide to Glass called exterior applications of fire rated glazing as the “the new hot spot,” due to the steady increase of fire rated glass being used in the building envelope. Today, w.....»»

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After a strong year, construction industry anxious about Washington’s proposed policy shifts

The new Trump Administration’s aggressive policies, particularly on international trade and immigration reform, could, if executed as planned, “greatly affect” how America’s construction industry does business this year and beyond......»»

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Progress on addressing US infrastructure gap likely to be slow despite calls to action

While federal government proposals calling for $1 trillion in infrastructure spending would be credit positive for state and local economies, several constraints suggest that investment will be slow to.....»»

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Architecture Billings Index rebounds into positive territory

The Architecture B.....»»

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Brick Industry Assn. study finds brick buildings cost less than precast, metal, and glass

A new Brick Industry Association (BIA) study found that brick with Concrete Masonry Units (CMUs) costs less than precast concrete, metal panel curtain wall, and glass panel curtain wall systems......»»

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Insulated metal roofs at the forefront of building efficiency

Advances in building products have enabled a leve.....»»

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Porsche Design Tower is, unsurprisingly, a car lover’s dream

Imagine driving your car into your garage, stepping out directl.....»»

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A giant ‘show pool’ is the highlight of a new food- and entertainment-centric mall in Turkey"s largest metro

Lots of shopping malls have water features. But few compare, in size and potential drawing power, with WaterGarden, a giant mall that opened in the Atasehir district of Istanbul, Turkey, earlier this year......»»

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Duro-Last provides solution for Kentucky elementary school"s leaky roof

Contractor: JBK Roofing Project: Lynn Camp Elementary School Location: Corbin, Kentucky Square Feet: 119,000 Products: Duro-Fleece®, Duro-Tuff.....»»

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Studio Gang commissioned to design its first Canadian building

Studio Gang is set to make its first mark in the Great White North as Slate Asset Management has selected the Chicago- and New York-based firm to design a .....»»

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Staff recruitment and retention is main concern among respondents of State of Senior Living 2017 survey

International design and architecture firm Perkins Eastman recently announced the publication of its 2017 Survey on The State of Senior Living: .....»»

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Calif. shopping center is first to earn BREEAM USA In-Use certification

The Oaks, a shopping center in Thousand Oaks, Calif., is the first property to earn certification of the new BREEAM USA In-Use standard certification. Administered by BRE America, the new standard is an offshoot of.....»»

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Product roundup: 12 glazing and daylighting systems

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Fruit company’s HQ acts as an oasis among surrounding industrial processing yards

Washington Fruit & Produce Company’s new headquarters building .....»»

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Vinyl reveals meet increasing demand

Designing with Curved Walls The benefits of vinyl reveals are unmatched for finishing curved walls. Traditional metal reveals are ideal for clean straight lines on long runs of drywall. Unfortunately, finishing curved walls with tradit.....»»

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The new workplace: More than a generational issue

A generational shift and advances in technology are changing the work environment. Corporate America seeks to draw young workers who, rather than swinging hamme.....»»

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Professional liability insurance rates for architects and engineers expected to be stable in 2017

Insurance premiums for architects and engineers professional liability stabilized in 2015 after three straight years of moderate increases. Insurers also plan to hold the line on rates this year, according to new survey.....»»

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Fire resistive transparent walls transform stairwells and exits to inviting, light-filled spaces

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The world’s longest skyscraper

One World Trade Center is the tallest building in New York City and the United States at 1,776-feet-tall.  217 W. 57th Street will become the tallest skyscraper in New York when it is completed in 2019 at 1,550 feet. One Vanderbilt.....»»

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Metal mania: 12 metal roofing and wall products

From an integrated, single-component façade system to insulated roof panels, these 12 roofing and wall products and accessories all share one thing in common: metal.   1. Isoleren RL roof panel Atas International.....»»

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