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  1. FDOT to award $814M contract for design, build of the new Howard Frankland Bridge

    The Florida Department of Transportation has issued a request for proposals to solicit competitive bids for the design and construction of the Howard Frankland Bridge. The new remodeled eight-lane sou...
  2. Kreiger Residence Design-Build

    Q. What is the backstory of this project? The clients wanted to build a new home on land that has been in the husband’s family for generations. It’s located in a largely agricultural area of Northwest...
  3. Design-build team selected for Piscataway WRRF bioenergy plant

    The design-build team of PC Construction, Stantec, and Hazen and Sawyer recently announced it has been selected to design and construct the first phase of Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s $25...
  4. This Summerhouse Brings the Simplicity of Danish Design to Washington State

    Each building on the property serves a distinct function... The Coyle takes full advantage of its beautiful natural surroundings while the design is a stunning contemporary take on classic Danish des...
  5. How houseplants could save us from toxic buildings

    Biophilia—the act of fostering human connections to nature through design—is touted to boost wellness and... there could soon be another case for designing plant life into buildings. A team of scient...
  6. This Cool Program Lets You Design And Build Your Own Custom Lego Creations

    Kids’ toys, shows and programs are only getting cooler as the years pass. One example: LeoCAD, software that lets you create a new Lego design, hopefully without spending a ton of time learning how to...
  7. AIA takes a firmer stand on making schools safer with better design

    Architects can improve school safety through the power of design now,” AIA says in its statement. “To design and build the new schools we need and to retrofit existing schools requires significant sup...
  8. Gulch-area site eyed for mixed-use building

    The building (pictured), as it addresses 12th and Hawkins... (land planning and landscape architecture), Nashville-based Manuel Zeitlin Architects (design) and the local office of Raleigh-based Kimle...
  9. Washington's first passive house apartment building opens soon in Seattle

    Passive house buildings use very little energy and are common in Germany... While he didn't have a detailed estimate, Ritchie guessed the passive house design and materials added 5 percent to Pax Fut...
  10. How to Build a Better B2B Web UI

    Design systems will be the one place where each and every UI component will be maintained and referred to by designers and developers. "Component library contains ready-to-use well-designed JS-framewo...
  11. HVAC, BAS in office buildings

    According to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2017 HVAC & Building Automation Systems Study, 71% of engineers specify, design, or select products for office buildings-and 75% of these engineers are...
  12. Schneider Electric Announces Next Generation of EcoStruxure Building, the Open IP Architecture for IoT Devices in Buildings

    "The Schneider Electric EcoStruxure platform has been instrumental in not only the design and build of the arena, but also the facility's success since it opened," said Mark Faber, Senior Vice Preside...

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