Book Review: How the codes for construction were constructed

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Book Review: How the codes for construction were constructed

  The Greening of America’s Building Codes: Promises and Paradoxes  Aleksandra Jaeschke Princeton Architectural Press, 2022 Written by Bill Millard Linkages between the practical and theoretical sides of architecture are all too rare. It’s easy for professionals who focus on the realities and complexities of construction to regard studies of architectural history, theory, and ideology … Continued

Women’s Advocacy Group Honors Six Leading Female Professionals in Architecture, Construction and More

Leaders in varied fields elevating roles of women are recognized with Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation’s BEVY Awards at annual gala event in New York City NEW YORK CITY, September 29, 2022 – Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation has announced six exceptional women in architecture, engineering, construction and allied fields as honorees to be recognized at their … Continued

David Geffen Hall Opens Two Years Ahead of Schedule

With a construction schedule that was accelerated during the pandemic, David Geffen Hall is opening a full two years before initially scheduled and on budget—the result of a close collaboration between Lincoln Center, the New York Philharmonic, and building trades and supporters across the city. The project supports $600 million in ongoing economic development and … Continued

On-Demand Sessions from Facade Tectonics Forum: NYC 2022

Carbon Crisis: Leveraging the Façade System for Carbon Reduction in Buildings   Buildings are a significant contributor to global carbon emissions and their façade systems play a major role in that contribution. This puts the building skin at center stage in the development and execution of carbon reduction strategies in the pursuit of carbon-neutral, or … Continued

Winners Announced in Competition to Improve Indoor Environmental Quality

Metals in Construction magazine has announced the winners of its 2022 Design Challenge competition, which asked architects and engineers to generate ideas for an innovative curtain wall enclosure that could act dynamically in response to a wide range of environmental conditions while considering the well-being of building occupants.  The competition was speculative, but its design … Continued