News & Opinions
The latest news and insights from Hanley Wood’s outspoken experts and key thought-leaders throughout the residential and commercial design and construction industry.
Katie Weeks / ECOBUILDING pulse / September 24, 2013
Urbanization is increasing at an unprecedented rate, with more than half of the world’s population living in cities today and more than 70 percent expected to do so by 2050—and this should be good news when it comes to innovation, according to a new report released by the AIA. “Cities as a Lab: Designing the Innovation Economy,” the eighth report in an AIA series of reports on innovative, healthy, sustainable, and livable communities, examined how cities are responding to an uncertain future. The conclusion? Cities across the world are hotbeds of innovative solutions to changingRead More
Marketing Manager, World of Concrete
Dallas, TX, September 9, 2013 – It’s that time of year again, when concrete construction and masonry construction crew members submit their outstanding projects from this year to be entered to win the CREWS THAT ROCK competition. World of Concrete 2014 will once again present the CREWS THAT ROCK competition, sponsored by BASF, to honor crew members for their teamwork and contribution to the industry. The top winners will receive a trip to WOC 2014 as well as other prizes in addition to widespread industryRead More
Carl Seville / MULTIFAMILY EXECUTIVE / August 30, 2013
Multifamily professionals have an excellent opportunity to learn how to incorporate green building principles in their projects at the 2013 GreenBuild Expo November 20-22.
A key feature of this year’s conference is the two-day Affordable Housing Summit. The affordable housing industry has been at the vanguard of the green movement for many years, way ahead of its market-rate brethren. But as more sectors of the multifamily industry seek certification, developers and contractors can learn from the experiences of other professionals in this series of eight targeted seminars.
Victoria K. Sicaras
Washington, DC, Aug 28, 2013–Concrete Surfaces, published by Hanley Wood LLC, is pleased to announce the winners in its Third Annual Polished Concrete Awards.
Several projects from around the world were entered in eight different categories. Plus, more than 2,200 online visitors voted for their favorite project to win in the Readers’ Choice Category.
The categories were Commercial, Educational, Industrial, Craftsman, Retail, Institutional, Residential, and Countertop. In some categories, judgesRead More
Silvio Marcacci / Clean Tecnhica / August 19, 2013
Green building is growing fast in the US, and may represent more than half of all commercial and institutional construction as soon as 2016.
A new report from the US Green Building Council (USGBC), “LEED in Motion: People and Progress,” details green building’s exponential growth and outlines both the value of the industry and its reach into American lives.
The report is the first of three LEED in Motion summaries planned for release in 2013, and it reveals yet another key indictor that sustainability can be as much an economic boost as an environmental one.