Category: Design

Construction Processes, Design, Interaction of Expertise

5 Tips to Keep Your Construction Project on Schedule

April 20, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Keeping your construction projects on schedule to meet your completion deadline is no easy task. Adverse weather, costly rework, unavailable resources and subcontractor default are just a few of the things that can throw your timeline off course. Damages and […]

Construction Processes, Design

$860mn Las Vegas Convention Center expansion plan unveiled

April 16, 2018

Via: Construction Global

The Board of Directors of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has unveiled the redesign plans, valued at $860mn, for the expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The investment will see 1.4mn square feet of space added […]

Construction Processes, Design

Major Austin transit plan could cost up to $10B

April 10, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

While Austin officials are intent on beefing up the city’s transit systems via rapid bus and light rail, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is planning an $8 billion expansion of a 33-mile segment of Interstate 35 through the city. […]

Construction Processes, Design

6 urban design trends to watch in 2018

April 3, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

Cities and suburbs are constantly changing and 2017 served up more than its share of challenges—some we saw coming (massive retail closures), while others took us by surprise (historic flooding and other natural disasters). 2017 saw the continuation of the […]

Construction Processes, Design

Tectura Designs Quattro Series of Architectural Pavers

March 29, 2018

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

Tectura Designs is expanding its vast selection of concrete rooftop and on-grade pavers for commercial architecture with the all-new Quattro Series, which will provide specifiers with unmatched strength and design flexibility – including Tectura’s exclusive four-color blending technology that makes […]

Construction Processes, Design

Senior living design trends for 2018

February 1, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

A trend is defined as a state of fashion or the general direction in which something is developing or changing. At studioSIX5, an interior design firm focused on senior living facilities, designers are helping senior living communities stay fashionable and […]

Construction Processes, Design

Bringing Construction and Design Skills to Future Parolees

January 18, 2018

Via: ENR

Having spent the early part of his career as a military police investigator and as a narcotics officer in Alabama, Charles Pattillo has seen firsthand how job skills, particularly high-level skills, can make the difference between a repeat convict and […]

Construction Processes, Design

New building energy quotient portal gives quick analysis on energy performance

January 4, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

ASHRAE recently launched the Building Energy Quotient (Building EQ) Portal. The tool provides a faster, more automated approach to receive a Building EQ Performance Score. “The primary goal of the Building EQ program is to promote more energy efficient buildings […]

Construction Processes, Design

Peace, goodwill and rebuilding in 2018

January 3, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

The end of every year is usually a time to reflect on the year that was, and think of hopes and wishes for the coming year.  Looking back, it is hard to ignore the natural disasters that we have endured […]

Construction Processes, Design

Architects to policymakers: Buildings are infrastructure, too

December 8, 2017

Via: BDCNetwork

America’s crumbling roads, decrepit bridges, aged water systems. Our deficient dams, underserved levees, and woeful wastewater treatment plants. For nearly three decades, the American public has heard ad nauseam about the dreadful condition of the nation’s infrastructure—from airports to railways […]