Posts Tagged ‘construction’

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Pella Architectural Support

Pella's architects, engineers, technicians, and CAD drafters provide assistance on window and door selections for facility managers and their architects and general... ...Read More...

Modest Rebound in Architecture Billings Index

Stimulus package having limited impact because funding not yet reaching intended... ...Read More...

ASSE's Prevention Through Design Standard Initiative

PTD (or safety through design) is defined as the integration of hazard analysis and risk assessment methods early in the design and engineering stages and taking the actions necessary so risks of injury or damage are... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Watch Your Step…

Staircases are just staircases, right? Well, not always. Sometimes, a clever designer taps the talents of a diligent engineer, and the results can be pretty... ...Read More...

Construction & Operations Lessons In The Field

In New Haven, CT, 5th and 6th graders have the opportunity to gain experience with architects, construction managers, and tradespeople through Kids Build, a program developed by architecture firm Svigals + Partners, in conjunction with the New Haven School Construction... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Georgia-Pacific Gypsum Warranty

The company has doubled the weather exposure limited warranty for its line of DensArmor Plus® interior panels from six months to 12... ...Read More...

Free Guide: Steel Buildings And Earthquakes

A new publication from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) provides a broad understanding of earthquakes and how they affect... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: A Penny For Your Thoughts

The engineering mind is a fascinating thing. When an engineer comes on the scene, the most common objects—a stack of pennies, for instance—can be transformed into just about any architectural... ...Read More...

ICC CEO Calls for Using Strong Codes in Haiti Recovery

"Use of building safety codes results in fewer injuries and lives lost," affirms Richard P. Weiland, Chief Executive Officer of the International Code... ...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: A Man And His Toothpicks

Stan Munro of Syracuse, NY has an unusual profession: he builds with toothpicks. We're not talking about school project or Boy/Girl Scout merit badge caliber, but entire recognizable architectural monuments from around the... ...Read More...