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The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the New U.S. Embassy Project in Niamey Achieves LEED® Platinum

January 13, 2022 - in Buildings, News

The new U.S. Embassy in Niamey, Niger has been certified LEED Platinum by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). USGBC’s LEED green building program certifies the design, construction, maintenance,…

Clayco Starts Construction on 28-story PALMtower, a New Multifamily High-Rise in Downtown Phoenix

January 13, 2022 - in Buildings, News

In collaboration with developer North American Development Group and architects Will Bruder Architects and Lamar Johnson Collaborative (LJC), Clayco is…

Community leaders celebrate groundbreaking of Astra Tower, soon to be Utah’s tallest high-rise

January 13, 2022 - in Buildings, News

SALT LAKE CITY — Construction of the 40-floor Astra Tower luxury residential high-rise officially broke ground Wednesday, marking a significant milestone…

Increased demand for prefabricated wooden elements in Sweden

January 12, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

Because of the climate crisis, constructors are increasingly turning to prefabricated wooden elements. Wood is the only construction material that stores carbon, in contrast to steel and concrete that have a negative impact on the climate. Rickard Brännman,…

American Concrete Institute Publishes New Concrete Field Testing Technician Certification Workbook

January 12, 2022 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich - The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has released a new, 40th edition of its most popular certification publication, CP-1: Technician Workbook for ACI Certification of Concrete Field Testing Technician --  Grade I. The newly…

TechnoPark Tower awarded LEED Platinum Green Construction Certificate

January 11, 2022 - in Buildings, News

HANOI, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 11 January 2022 - TechnoPark Tower in Vinhomes Ocean Park in Hanoi has been officially awarded the V4 LEED Platinum Green Building Certificate by the US Green Building Council. This is the world's most prestigious certification…

National Institute of Building Sciences to Launch Infrastructure 2022 Series

January 10, 2022 - in Buildings, News

The quarterly series is being sponsored by the Consultative Council   (WASHINGTON, DC, January 10, 2022) – There has been a lot of movement, talk, and news coverage around infrastructure. This year, the National Institute of Building Sciences’ Consultative…

Nabr, a Residential Development Company Co-Founded by Bjarke Ingels, Will Deploy View Smart Windows and Smart Building Platform Across All Properties

January 6, 2022 - in Buildings, News

San Jose, CA — View, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIEW) (“View”), the leader in smart building technologies, today announced a partnership with home design company Nabr to reimagine the future of urban living. SoFA One, their first development in Silicon Valley, will…

World’s First Biobased Corrosion Inhibiting Admixture for Concrete Receives CE Certificate

January 6, 2022 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

Cortec® Corporation is proud to announce that its MCI®-2005 is the first biobased, organic, corrosion inhibiting concrete admixture, that received CE Certificate. CE marking is a certification that indicates conformity with health, safety, and environmental…

Skanska builds mixed-use building in Sandvika, Norway, for NOK 965M, about SEK 960M

December 22, 2021 - in Buildings, News

Skanska has signed a contract with Andenæs Eiendom to build Helgerudkvartalet in Sandvika, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 965M, about SEK 960M, which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the fourth quarter of 2021. The project is a combination…