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Construction Processes, Design

AEC firms practice what they preach

February 11, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

AEC firms that have been pushing wellness for years say they finally have a receptive ear with developers and owners. “Developers sell this; they see it as an exciting new trend,” says Colin Rohlfing, AIA, LEED AP, Vice President and […]


Construction Processes, Design, Interaction of Expertise

364-unit multifamily development planned near Lake Lewisville in Texas

January 7, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Located on a 15.2 acre site in Lewisville, Texas, Lakeyard District, a new 364-unit multifamily community will comprise eight three-story buildings in a Texas Hill Country style. The buildings will feature stone, stucco, and wood accents. The development will feature […]


Construction Processes, Design, Legal, Uncategorized

Wynn alleges Resorts World Las Vegas ‘pirated’ iconic design

January 2, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In response to the court action, Genting said in a written statement that it is reviewing the complaint and that it will “strenuously defend the claim and take all necessary legal action, as appropriate.” Genting said it would file its […]


Construction Processes, Design

How Building Design Has Evolved in the Wake of Increased Natural Disasters

December 28, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Every time you turn on the news, it seems like another natural disaster has struck in some part of the world. From major floods and hurricanes to earthquakes and tornadoes, natural disasters of all types are becoming increasingly common around […]


Construction Processes, Design

The art and science of drawing: Humanizing the design process with a bit of controlled mayhem

December 10, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

Today’s architects are living in interesting times. Long gone are the days when we had to be experts in drafting by hand; computer-aided design (CAD) software and 3-D modeling tools can generate measured drawings and photorealistic renderings with a keystroke. […]


Construction Processes, Design

JCJ Architecture to design new housing facility for Barrier Free Living

December 6, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

Set to break ground in fall 2019, a new JCJ Architecture-designed housing facility for Barrier Free Living will provide permanent housing for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities. The 65,000 sf, $30 million project will feature 74 apartments, administrative offices, […]


Construction Processes, Design

Florida Power & Light’s $888M plant designed for sea rise

December 5, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Since much of Florida is at sea level and is surrounded by water except for its northern border, the issue of sea level rise in the state is critical. Because of this threat, Monroe County, Florida, which includes Key West […]


Construction Processes, Design

Project of the Year: Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier

December 3, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The Golden Gate Bridge Physical Suicide Deterrent System and Wind Retrofit Project will include the largest-scale installation of a bridge suicide net in the U.S. The additions and upgrades, designed by engineers at the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation […]


Construction Processes, Design, Interaction of Expertise

To build water-efficient cities, water managers and urban planners must coordinate better

November 28, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

For improved water efficiency in cities, water managers and urban planners must coordinate their efforts better, according to a new report led by University of Arizona landscape architecture and planning researchers. Lack of time and resources and practitioners not in […]


Construction Processes, Design

Design errors factor in deadly FIU bridge collapse

November 19, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The latest update on materials testing is in line with the NTSB’s previous report dated Aug. 9, 2018, in which the agency indicated that there seemed to be no sign of flaws in the bridge material. The August report also […]