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Project Frog adds a new metal Kit-of-parts OPTION to its collection of componentized buildings

January 21, 2021 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

Non-Combustible Solution Ideally Suited for K-12 and Higher Education Projects; Improves Design Efficiency, Shortens Build Cycles and Reduces Costs San Francisco, CA  – Project Frog, a leader in developing scalable Industrialized Construction…

ACI and ICRI Publish New “Guide to the Code for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Structures”

January 15, 2021 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — The American Concrete Institute and International Concrete Repair Institute have published an updated “Guide to the Code…

Flashing plastic ash completes recycling

January 14, 2021 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

Rice lab’s turns pyrolyzed ash into graphene for improving concrete, other compounds HOUSTON –  Pyrolyzed plastic ash is worthless, but perhaps…

View’s smart building network platform, AI-powered products to transform passenger wellness and travel experience in DFW’s New “Gate of the Future”

January 14, 2021 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

View, the market leader in smart glass, announced that its smart windows will be installed in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s new expansion of Terminal D, a project that adds 4 gates to the terminal and showcases DFW’s “Gate of the Future,”…

Steel Industry Celebrates the Accomplishments and Legacy of the CCFSS While Transitioning to the Future

January 13, 2021 - in Buildings, News

CCFSS Programs Will Continue as Responsibilities are Transferred to Sponsoring Organizations   WASHINGTON, D.C. - The founding, association and corporate sponsors of the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures (CCFSS) announced today that…

New Seismic Design Criteria for Nuclear Facilities Now Available in Updated ASCE Standard 43

January 13, 2021 - in Buildings, News

Reston, Va. – Nuclear facilities need to have a much lower probability than conventional facilities of sustaining structural damage caused by earthquake, due to potential risk with nuclear hazards. The goal of the latest updated standard, Seismic Design…

The Department of State Breaks Ground on New U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India

January 10, 2021 - in Buildings, News

Highlighting the deepening ties of friendship that undergird the U.S.-India Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of India Kenneth I. Juster, the Government of India’s Minister…

AISI Updates Six Cold-Formed Steel Design Standards

January 6, 2021 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has updated six cold-formed steel design standards. AISI is an accredited consensus organization by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for developing American National Standards…

Framework to Design Tall Buildings for Wind Offered in Newest ASCE Manual of Practice 143

January 5, 2021 - in Buildings, News

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s new book, Design and Performance of Tall Buildings for Wind, MOP 143, provides a framework for the design of tall buildings for wind, based on the current state-of-practice in tall building structural design and wind tunnel testing.…

Is that building done yet? Researchers test sensors that could speed up construction schedules

December 17, 2020 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

Purdue University engineers developed sensors that can instantly measure concrete strength, speeding up a construction timeline. (Purdue University photo/Rebecca McElhoe) Future building complex at Purdue University is a test bed for new technology measuring…