The steel sector is so excited about structural engineer Ron Klemencic’s composite steel superstructure, expected to speed office tower construction, that at least three steel fabricators are studying it, many months before erection is set to begin on Seattle’s 850-ft-tall “proof of concept.”
Based on recent fire test results, mass timber groups have adjusted product certification standards to require the use of cross-laminated timber with structural adhesives tested to demonstrate better fire performance.
Federal Bureau of Investigation and General Services Administration officials faced sharp questioning on Capitol Hill as they defended a Trump administration proposal to replace the FBI’s aging downtown Washington, D.C., headquarters with a new building at the same spot.
JPMorgan Chase's new headquarters is the first major project under New York City's rezoning initiative, dubbed Greater East Midtown and approved in August, that aims to create 6.8 million sq ft of modern office space in a 73-block area anchored by Grand Central Terminal.
The new guidebook, entitled “Planning Sustainable Cities: An Infrastructure Based Approach,” provides tools for knitting those individual projects into a seamless and sustainable network. During this webinar, we will ask a panel of academics and industry leaders to discuss the new tool for infrastructure system performance and how to leverage synergies among buildings and other assets to minimize demands on infrastructure.
Buildings or spaces designed as a shelter from tornadoes within the scope of the 2015 International Building Code must conform to certain requirements. During this webinar, experts will discuss further about the requirements of the IBC and how they impact building products required for these shelters.