Buildings and Facilities

Wrigley Field Stands Test of Time
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Wrigley Field Stands Test of Time

Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association... More

Architects Prefer Concrete and Masonry over Wood for Firehouses
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Architects Prefer Concrete and Masonry over Wood for Firehouses

Fire chiefs find wood doesn't last as long as masonry and concrete. More

2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional Winners To-Date
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2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional Winners To-Date

The 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional Schedule is almost wrapped and the first... More

Reaching out for a Safer World
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Reaching out for a Safer World

JLG and other access equipment manufacturers are providing contractors more... More

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U.S. Engineering Firm Leaders Bullish on Business Climate

New survey resulrs shows U.S. engineering firm leaders optimistic on business climate and private sector markets More

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Architects to Help Promote NIBS Performance-Based Guide

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced it has agreed to support a new performance-based guide developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS). The National Performance-Based Design Guide (NPBDG) is the first broad-reaching performance-based tool for use by facility owners and building industry professionals. More

High-Performance Exterior for Loyola University New Orleans Renovation of Monroe Hall
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High-Performance Exterior for Loyola University New Orleans Renovation of Monroe Hall

Cost-saving facade option brought to light by New Orleans mason contractor More

BIA Opens Entries for 25th Annual Brick in Architecture Awards
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BIA Opens Entries for 25th Annual Brick in Architecture Awards

Entries open on February 10 for the Brick Industry Association's   (BIA) Brick in... More

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Construction Spending Level Climbs Modestly

Total construction spending climbed modestly in May as growth in residential and public construction offset a drop in private nonresidential activity, according to an analysis of new Census Bureau data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials predicted that spending would remain uneven through the second half of 2013. More

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