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Comprehensive Overview of Wind Loads Provisions for Standard ASCE 7-16 Provided in New ASCE Press Book

March 30, 2020 - in Buildings, News

RESTON, Va. – Wind Loads: Guide to the Wind Load Provisions of ASCE 7-16 provides a comprehensive overview of the wind load provisions in Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures, ASCE/SEI 7-16, giving users the tools…

Metsä Wood: Building D(emountable) – fast construction with hybrid structures

March 25, 2020 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

The architectural office cepezed from the Netherlands wanted to build a four-storey office building that could be moved to another location, if needed.…

AISI Publishes Two New Cold-Formed Steel Research Reports

March 18, 2020 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published two new cold-formed steel research reports: 1) “RP19-3: Direct Strength…

QUIKRETE® And Oak Ridge National Laboratory Partner to Develop Printable Concrete

ATLANTA, GA – The QUIKRETE® Companies and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) recently entered a cooperative research and development agreement to design next-generation concrete for use in the production of large-scale…

Video: The Disruptive Future of Building Materials

March 16, 2020 - in Buildings, Structural components, Video

Sam Lanahan shares C6XTY with architects at the Lattice Gallery in Portland, Ore., in 2020.

Bentley Systems, Microsoft and Schneider Electric re-imagine future workplaces with sensors, sustainability, IOT and AI

March 13, 2020 - in Buildings, Corporate, News, Technology

In collaboration with Bentley Systems and Schneider Electric, Microsoft has rolled out a digital twin of its new regional headquarters at Frasers Tower in Singapore, offering a living blueprint for the future of smart buildings. “The workplace of the future…

Ribbon Cutting Held for Renovated Reed and Curie Halls at Radford University

March 10, 2020 - in Buildings, News

CannonDesign and Waller, Todd & Sadler, a Woolpert Company, designed the $33 million, state-of-the-art addition and renovation. RADFORD, Va. (March 10, 2020) — Radford University celebrated the grand reopening of Reed Hall and Curie Hall following a…

Polyglass Enhances ADESO® Self-Adhered Membranes

Advanced self-adhered roofing membranes reduce installation time and labor cost DEERFIELD BEACH, FL— Polyglass U.S.A., Inc., a leading manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing systems, has enhanced the performance of its self-adhered mod bit roofing membranes.…

Skanska builds new hospital building in Oulu, Finland, for EUR 190 M, about SEK 2.0 billion

February 28, 2020 - in Buildings, News

Skanska has signed a contract with Oulu University Hospital to build a new hospital building in Oulu, Finland. Skanska’s share of the contract is worth EUR 190 M, about SEK 2.0 billion, which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the first quarter…

Skanska builds Oslo City Emergency Center, Norway, for about NOK 1.5 billion, about SEK 1.6 billion

February 28, 2020 - in Buildings, News

Skanska has signed a contract with Omsorgsbygg Oslo KF to build Oslo City Emergency Center, Norway. The contract is worth about NOK 1.5 billion, about SEK 1.6 billion, which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the first quarter 2020. The new…