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City of Boston Finalizing Zero Emissions Buildings Guide

April 22, 2020 - in Buildings, News

Thornton Tomasetti and Placetailor Lead the Creation of Zero Carbon Affordable Housing Design Standards (Boston, Mass.) – The City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) has released the first-ever guidebook for Zero Emissions Buildings (ZEBs)…

Join us remotely to explore the causes of glass breakage in building facades

April 21, 2020 - in Announcement, Buildings, Events

Register for our webinar on Friday, April 24, 2020. Glass Breakage: Causes and Strategies for Minimizing Risk Glass as a building material has a long…

New Tremco Construction Products Group Unites Leading Brands, Offers Industry’s First Single-Source Building Enclosure

April 3, 2020 - in Buildings, News

BEACHWOOD, Ohio - Tremco Incorporated’s Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing, Roofing & Building Maintenance, and Tremco Barrier Solutions operating…

HDR Selected to Design 12-Story Mass Timber Tower

April 1, 2020 - in Buildings, News

Taking Mass Timber Designs to New Heights in British Columbia RPB Hotels and Resorts has selected HDR to provide architectural design services for the development of a new 82-suite, 12-story mass timber constructed Ramada Hotel in Kelowna, British Columbia.…

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. The end-result, Building D(emountable), is a hybrid structure that combines a steel structure with wooden…

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 Prediction of Purlins with Paired Torsion Bracing,” and 2) “RP20-1: Inelastic Lateral-Torsional Buckling…

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…