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Renovation of Buildings Considers Climate, Improves Economy and Creates Value for Citizens

January 10, 2017 - in Buildings

There is brand new lighting in Odense’s sports centre. The new lighting system is made with LED and can create dynamic lighting settings at the sporting events that are transmitted on television. At the same time, the new solution basically requires no maintenance…

Avenida Houston to Become Downtown’s Town Square

January 5, 2017 - in Buildings

Houston, TX (January 4, 2017) - A narrative of nature and industry underscores the design of Avenida Houston, the new four-acre plaza adjacent to the…

Queens Library Leadership, Stalco Construction, Marpillero Pollak Architects and Local and National Political Leaders Open New $32.4 Million Elmhurst Community Library

December 22, 2016 - in Buildings

ELMHURST, N.Y. _ Queens Library President and CEO Dennis M. Walcott, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, New York City Council Member Daniel Dromm,…

Modine Offers Latest in Classroom HVAC Noise Reduction

December 15, 2016 - in Buildings, Structural components

Racine, Wis. – Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD), a leader in technology in the HVAC industry, has introduced the STUDY Package, an upgrade to their ClassMate vertical unit which achieves the highest standard for noise reduction in its class. With…

Video: Construction Climate Talks Episode 8

December 12, 2016 - in Buildings

The first seven episodes in the Construction Climate Talks series has looked at sustainable development in the construction industry and the concept of green buildings. In the eighth film, released today, Helen Pineo, Associate Director at BRE, talks about…

Dr. Todd Helwig Delivering NASCC Keynote Address

November 30, 2016 - in Buildings, People

Todd Helwig, PhD, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, is the 2017 recipient of the T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award. His lecture will focus on the stability of exural systems in steel buildings and bridges with a particular emphasis on bracing…

Success at Hong Kong Green Building Awards

November 28, 2016 - in Awards, Buildings

Arup has won four Grand Awards and six Merit Awards at the Green Building Awards (GBA) 2016. Co-organised by the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) and the Professional Green Building Council (PGBC), this biennale award is one of the highest accolades…

How Safe Are Our Crumbling Bridges And Vulnerable Buildings?

November 17, 2016 - in Buildings

America’s bridges need work. So do some of the nation’s buildings – both old and new – that were designed to avoid collapsing during an earthquake or other major catastrophe, but aren’t quite up to the task of remaining inhabitable after disaster…

WakeMed North Family Health & Women’s Hospital Expansion Project Wins Best in BIM Award

November 11, 2016 - in Buildings

Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas award recognizes use of BIM to convert healthplex into licensed acute care hospital. The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of the Carolinas recognized the WakeMed North Family Health & Women's…

Young Architects Worldwide Create Solutions for Urbanization in the “City Above the City” Competition

November 2, 2016 - in Buildings

Metsä Wood’s competition has inspired architects worldwide to design wooden extensions to city centres. Entries from 40 countries proposed wooden solutions to the challenges of urbanization. Best winning designs were made to New York, Shanghai and Tampere,…