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Skanska Builds the New D.C. Water Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

July 11, 2016 - in Buildings, Projects, Water

Skanska has signed a contract with the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority to construct its new administrative headquarters building in Washington, D.C., USA. The contract is worth USD 60M, about SEK 500M, which will be included in the order bookings…

Revolutionary ‘Building as a Lab’ Unlocked at Science Central

Newcastle University’s The Key is a unique tensile fabric structure that has been built on the same principles as a soap bubble. Signalling a UK-first…

Budderfly’s Energy Management Solutions Recognized by Gartner

SHELTON, Conn., May 11, 2016—Budderfly LLC, a leading provider of energy management solutions has been recognized as a 2016 Gartner Cool Vendor in the…

Siemens and IBM Team on Cloud-based Building Energy Management Solutions

February 23, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering, Energy

Today, the Siemens Buildings Technologies Division and IBM (NYSE:IBM) announced cloud-based solutions that will leverage Siemens' building expertise and IBM Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to maximize the potential of connected buildings and the data…

Education for Sustainability’s Sake

January 27, 2016 - in Buildings, Energy

By Jean Chui Energy efficiency and sustainability are at the heart of the philosophy on education of the United World College South East Asia (UWCSEA). From the facilities to its curriculum and student-led projects, the school made a big effort to green all…

Siemens to Present New Products for Smart and Energy-Efficient Buildings

January 21, 2016 - in Buildings, Products

Frankfurt, Jan. 21, 2016—Under the motto "Make your building more livable," Siemens will show at the light+building trade fair from March 13 to 18, 2016 how commercial buildings can be comfortable while also offering economical operation. Encompassing 1,100…

Better in 3D: How 3D Modeling Helped Overcome Complexity in Building the Longest Cable-stayed Bridge in Africa

October 28, 2015 - in Bridges, Feature, Featured

When Morocco’s highway company, Autoroutes Du Maroc (ADM), undertook a highway bypass project in 2010 that would cross the Bouregreg River, they could have built a traditional viaduct. Instead, they set out to construct Africa’s longest and tallest cable-stayed…

A&P Celebrates Grand Opening of Health and Human Services Building in Boulder

October 28, 2015 - in Buildings, Construction, Projects

Boulder, Colo., Oct. 15, 2015—Adolfson & Peterson Construction (A&P) recently joined with Boulder County and OZ Architecture to celebrate the grand opening of the 75,000-sf Health and Human Services office building. This facility was designed to…

Electronic E-PASS Tool Provides a Quicker Way to Analyse Buildings’ Renovation Needs

October 1, 2015 - in Analysis, Buildings, Maintenance, Products

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a free electronic tool for the construction industry, housing associations and home-owners, which makes it easier to evaluate the impact of different kinds of energy improvements. VTT’s E-PASS tool identifies…

BAM/PFA’s New Building Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro Will Open January 31, 2016

Berkeley, Calif., June 29, 2015—The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) will open its new building to the public on Sunday, January 31, 2016. Located at the intersection of Oxford and Center Streets, directly…