Japanese School Restoration Wins the 2012 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize
On November 13, the efforts of the Architectural Consortium that spearheaded the historic building''s salvation will be honored when they are presented with the 2012 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
New Research by McGraw-Hill Construction Shows Dramatic Increase in Use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in North America
At a national meeting today of the BIMForum in Tacoma WA, McGraw-Hill Construction presented highlights of its new research showing the rapid advance of Building Information Modeling (BIM) usage by architects, engineers, contractors and owners in North America.
NCC to Construct New Multi-Purpose Hall for Greater Stockholm Public Transport's Service Vehicles
NCC has been commissioned to construct a new multi-purpose hall for SL’s service vehicles in Stockholm, which is scheduled for completion in September 2015. The order is worth SEK 284 million....
Students'' space experiment recovered from Arctic Circle
A team of students has recovered crucial data from an innovative experiment that could reduce the cost of space construction -- with help from Swedish hunters.
CEE students model the world and invent the future
Today, computer algorithms control every major city infrastructure. Computer models that simulate present and future cyber and physical systems are critical in enabling research breakthroughs. They provide tools to design and test future human-made infrastructure and materials and give us scientific...
Social media's `law' of short messages
In the last year or two, you may have had some moments - during elections, sporting events, or weather incidents - when you found yourself sending out a flurry of messages on social media sites such as Twitter. You are not alone, of course: Such events generate a huge volume of social-media activity...
MHS Boilers are fighting fit
Staff and visitors at the newly built Portway Lifestyle Centre in the West Midlands will benefit from a low carbon heating and hot water system from MHS Boilers, which is expected to contribute to a BREEAM ?Very Good? rating.
Affordable vs. attainable
New Geography contributor Rich Murdocco takes on the questions of how to make housing affordable enough to offset local brain drain.
Damper actuators: Honeywell
Honeywell has launched a universal replacement Low/Medium Torque Actuator for fire and smoke dampers. The updated, UL555 and UL555S compliant actuator is designed to simplify the replacement process by offering new time-saving installation features in addition to reducing the number of models distri...
No Texting While the Recipient Is Driving?
Apple's New Office Pushes Construction's Cutting Edge
The maker of high-design electronics is taking its quest for aesthetic perfection to architecture.