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  1. Barbara Brown: Saving birds from human building design flaws

    Then came the dreaded “bird down” message on the first day of classes. We found 10 dead and two stunned cedar waxwings under the windows of two adjacent buildings on the U campus. Cedar waxwings are a...
  2. TestFit raises $2M for new breed of building design software

    Generative design is an iterative automated design process... to run simulations using a wide assortment of parameters, swap building types, generate schemes and conduct multisite urban planning.
  3. Can intuitive building design help stop an active shooter?

    Together, they answered several questions, including the main one: If building security mostly focuses on keeping bad actors out, what do you do if a bad actor gets in? Using virtual reality to design...
  4. Latest release: Building Design Software Market is Booming Worldwide with Autodesk, Dassault Systemes SE, Trimble

    This intelligence report provides a comprehensive analysis of the Global Building Design Software Market. This includes Investigation of past progress, ongoing market scenarios, and future prospects.
  5. Tesla to build up in China with new design center

    Fresh on the heels of delivering the first cars built at its Shanghai Gigafactory, Tesla is looking to set up a new design and research center in China in order to better serve one of the largest...
  6. Japanese-Inspired Design and Building Arrives in U.S. Via the BUILDER Chōwa Concept Home

    And while home building may not be the first thought that comes to mind when thinking of concepts... It introduces the U.S. production market to the Sekisui House core value of “love of humanity,”...
  7. This Building Has Been a Design Hub for More Than a Century. Meet Its Tenants

    Even the building’s own architect, the influential Bruce Price... We dropped by the studios of eight designers to get acquainted with this unique—and lasting—design hub.
  8. Tesla releases new design drawing, announces design center to build ‘Chinese-style’ car

    Tesla announced plans to build a design studio and R&D center in China in order to build a car and in the announcement, it released a new design drawing. At an event for the start of made-in-China...
  9. Building project in order? Ask these questions before hiring a contractor.

    Large and more involved projects will require design services, so you will either need a design-build firm or an architect and a builder. Do not even consider a company that does not carry workers...
  10. Swampscott brainstorms design ideas for elementary school building

    The new elementary school project is in its embryonic stages. The Massachusetts School Building Authority has approved the project and a design team has been formed to help produce a Hadley School...
  11. Genova releases fifth Mediterranean-style building

    Genova, the new gated, resort-lifestyle, luxury condominium community in Estero, has released for sale the fifth of the community’s six planned four-story, Mediterranean-style buildings. “With just...
  12. Sustainability Trends Impacting the Building & Construction Industry, 2019 - Design & Construction are the Key Stages of Sustainable Construction

    Dublin, Jan. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Sustainability Trends Impacting the Building & Construction Industry" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Energy use in the...

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