Stepping up When Opportunity Knocks

Stepping up When Opportunity Knocks Stepping up When Opportunity Knocks Aug. 18, 2022 CHICAGO – For the past eight years, CISCO has partnered with a church on Chicago’s South Side to promote careers in the building construction trades to young men and women with a … Continue reading →See Original Article Podcast about history-shaping women …

XtremeTrim

XtremeTrim Tamlyn has made it possible to aesthetically trim almost any type of siding panel or plank product with our wide range of depth options. XtremeTrim® has thousands of design and color options, allowing architects and users to dramatically improve their building aesthetics and create modern architectural lines preferred by millennials. The post XtremeTrim appeared …

Article on archaic concrete flooring featured in e-book

Article on archaic concrete flooring featured in e-book While modern flooring systems predominantly feature the durable reinforced concrete floor slab, previously there had been a number of different materials such as brick, terracotta, and a group of materials and methods known as alternative concrete systems, which are still prevalent in a lot of built structures. …

Alibaba HQ design acknowledges ‘the only constant is change’

Alibaba HQ design acknowledges ‘the only constant is change’ The design for Alibaba’s Shanghai headquarters by the U.S. firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) reveals a distinctive, modular layout reliant on expansive column-free, long-span spaces and a variety of enclosed areas to accommodate a diversity of workstation layouts to suit expanding, contracting and overlapping teams. …

Manhattan low-income housing project’s design honors memory of beloved church building

Manhattan low-income housing project’s design honors memory of beloved church building RKTB Architects’s design for a new supportive housing project for homeless and low-income seniors meets sustainability standards specified by Enterprise Green Communities Criteria and pays tribute to the former site of beloved Our Lady of Loreto Catholic Church in Brooklyn, New York. The post …

Connecticut firm modernizes rustic classroom into contemporary esports ‘den’

Connecticut firm modernizes rustic classroom into contemporary esports ‘den’ Architecture firm Svigals + Partners’ transformed an old-fashioned classroom at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, into an esports hub, incorporating a faux ceiling and lighting elements to lend a cozy and connected vibe in a technically sophisticated environment. The post Connecticut firm modernizes rustic classroom into contemporary …

Cornell high-performance sectional door offering speed and durability

Cornell high-performance sectional door offering speed and durability The new Extreme Series Sectional Door opens at an average speed of 24 in/sec—three times faster than traditional sectional doors. Plus, it can handle the high volume of 600 cycles per day. The post Cornell high-performance sectional door offering speed and durability appeared first on Construction Specifier. …

Meet the most innovative precast floor system in the U.S.

Meet the most innovative precast floor system in the U.S. Tests ascertain that T-SLAB offers a wide range of benefits to both builders and architects alike, providing all the benefits of the industry’s most effective building materials in a single, cost-effective, and 100 percent precast solution. The post Meet the most innovative precast floor system …