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Construction Processes, Legal, Procurement

Material suppliers sued in US over deadly London building fire

June 17, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Grenfell had undergone a substantial renovation in the years leading up to the fire, and, according to a BRE Global report on the fire, the pre-renovation makeup of the exterior would have been able to better withstand the fire. In […]


Construction Processes, Design

Georgia Tech Research Institute adds 350,000 sf of specialized tech facilities

May 21, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has completed a $42 million redevelopment project that includes two specialized technical facilities across 350,000 sf on the Cobb South Campus in Marietta, Ga. In December 2017, GTRI purchased four buildings on an unused 52-acre […]


Construction Techniques

DOE offers $35M for energy-efficient construction tech

May 8, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The DOE’s mission is to help address energy challenges in the U.S. through science and technology, and commercial buildings have long been an agency focus. According to the department, commercial buildings use 20% of the country’s power. In order to […]


Construction Processes, Design

$1B Las Vegas Circa Resort & Casino starts concrete work

April 18, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Circa joins the list of $1 billion-plus megaprojects underway in Sin City right now. In fact, local construction employment growth of 8.8% in the area last year was more than twice that of the rest of the nation (4%), the […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Building the wall: A construction timeline

April 4, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

A cornerstone to President Donald Trump’s agenda, construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border has stirred up controversy from its earliest mentions on the campaign trail. Even after scaling back his vision for a “great big wall” of concrete […]


Sustainability

Los Angeles development booming

March 14, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) is in the midst of a building boom. With residential, commercial, retail, office space underway, developers are meeting strong demand for an urban live-work-play lifestyle in the city. At the end of 2018, there were almost […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial

$1B Boston hospital expansion will include disaster, flood protection

February 25, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Mass General must still raise the money to pay for the new structure, which will be at least 12 stories and provide 450-plus beds. The building also will feature cancer and heart centers, operating and exam rooms and other patient […]


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

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

A building designed by architects, for architects

October 23, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

The new Kansas State University College of Architecture Planning and Design, designed by Ennead Architects + BNIM, is an interdisciplinary facility that hopes to train future designers by placing a focus on collaboration and direct fabrication. The building will house […]