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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…

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…

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.

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.…

AISI Publishes Two New Cold-Formed Steel Framing Test Standards

February 21, 2020 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published two new cold-formed steel test standards: 1) “AISI S921-19, Test Standard for Determining the Strength and Stiffness of Cold-Formed Steel Truss Assemblies and Components,”…

ACI Partners with ICT to Offer EN-Standards Based Certification Program

February 20, 2020 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.  – The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has partnered with the Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT) to develop the first British Standards/European Norms-based ACI certification program, ACI-ICT EN Standards Concrete Field…

American Concrete Institute Releases 2020 ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices

February 17, 2020 - in Buildings, Featured, News, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has released the 2020 ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices. The ACI Collection is the most comprehensive and largest single source of information on concrete design,…

American Concrete Institute Announces New Position Statements

February 6, 2020 - in Buildings, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.  – In support of the American Concrete Institute’s mission, ACI has recently published its first six position statements.  These position statements support policy positions, and state, federal, and international programs,…

Polyglass Receives New Wind Uplift Approvals for Multi-ply Roof Systems

February 3, 2020 - in Buildings, Structural components

New code approvals awarded after rigorous third-party testing DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., — Low-slope roof systems developed by Polyglass U.S.A., Inc. have passed stringent wind uplift tests, providing contractors with more wind-resistant roofing options. All…