Industry News

Construction Industry News

(External)

 

  1. Diversity in Home Building

    Yes, among 19 publicly-traded home building enterprises who list key officers on their... "If you don’t have the perspective and leadership of women looking at the liveability, function, design, then your ability to operate strategically in step with...
  2. Mass timber design for multifamily housing

    Low-income residents are vulnerable targets for displacement, while consequential existing buildings are under constant threat of demolition due to both deterioration and new construction. Our concept design for Mission: Housing showcases mass timber...
  3. I’m building a robot boyfriend—and you can, too

    In terms of system design, “human-like” means the introduction of unpredictability, probabilities, decision trees, and randomness—like building a simulated subconscious. It’s difficult to imagine having a stimulating conversation with someone who...
  4. Light returns to historic building in capital city

    Other design improvements include sprinklers to meet fire code requirements, state-of-the-art LED lighting, and an air source heat pump system that should dramatically reduce energy costs. Ansel said there were some curious finds in the old building...
  5. EMD Serono R&D Building Earns First WELL Gold Certification™ in U.S. for New & Existing Building Project

    The WELL Building Standard™ encourages the design of buildings with a human-centered approach, leveraging a research-based certification system that measures the human health and wellness of occupants based on building design and construction.
  6. "Form follows environment" for net energy building design

    A coalition of engineers, architects, designers and developers are building structures in Norway that produce net positive energy over the life cycle of the structure. "To be able to design the buildings that can produce that much energy, that accounts for...
  7. U.S. Green Building Council Announces LEED v4 and CALGreen Alignment for California Projects

    The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system, announced significant streamlining for all LEED prerequisites and some credits for California projects that are...
  8. See 10 Of America’s Most Inspiring Green Buildings

    and they’re an inspiring look at the state of green building today. The COTE Top Ten honors projects for their design and performance excellence in relation to their social and natural environment. That includes everything from Olson Kundig’s Sawmill...
  9. Bicycle Urbanism by Design

    Bike-centric Design I want to offer up some alternative philosophies. We can rightly assume that there was “engineering” in play over the past 7,000 years that preceded the automobile. Roads and squares were built and buildings to go alongside them.The...
  10. Building a cloud-native 5G core will be essential

    This sharing of a common pool of network resources through programmability and network slicing is more efficient and cost effective than building traditional overlay... the 5G core must be built from a cloud-native design. That involves taking the best...

blank spacer