Building Materials

IBS Wrap and 2017 Outlook
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IBS Wrap and 2017 Outlook

Out of the aisles and back in the trenches and job sites ... here's some... More

The Truth About Specification
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The Truth About Specification

A new report shines light on why architects favor certain materials over others,... More

Full Disclosures
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Full Disclosures

In an age when transparency is expected, being open about materials requires a... More

This Week in Tech: When Architecture Was an Olympic Event
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This Week in Tech: When Architecture Was an Olympic Event

No backflips necessary. Plus, smart-tech's impact on Rio post-Games, textile maker... More

What Materials Mean
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What Materials Mean

The value, and artistry, in picking the right material. More

Experiencing the Outdoors Inside the New Minnesota Vikings Stadium
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Experiencing the Outdoors Inside the New Minnesota Vikings Stadium

Sixty percent of the roof of HKS Architects' U.S. Bank Stadium will be transparent... More

The Argument for Wood in the Built Environment
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The Argument for Wood in the Built Environment

Our future depends on the sustainable use of this global forest resource More

Meet the Future of 3D-Printed Buildings
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Meet the Future of 3D-Printed Buildings

These prototype parts and systems are made of metal, concrete, and plastic and use... More

Meet the Future of 3D-Printed Buildings
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Meet the Future of 3D-Printed Buildings

These prototype parts and systems are made of metal, concrete, and plastic and use... More

This Week in Tech: Building Blocks That Think for Themselves
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This Week in Tech: Building Blocks That Think for Themselves

New research in shape-shifting structures. Plus, robots struggle with flat-packed... More

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