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MADCAD Launches Free Search App for Local Building Codes MADCAD Launches Free Search App for Local Building Codes

The app, developed by the cloud-based reference guide, provides quick access to applicable codes and standards based on location. Read more

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National Institute of Building Sciences Council Outlines New Priorities for AEC Industry National Institute of Building Sciences Council Outlines New Priorities for AEC Industry

The council provides policy recommendations to the White House and Congress, focusing on the industry's workforce, resilient construction, and code enforcement. Read more

Different Rules and Regulations
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Different Rules and Regulations

Columnist Aaron Betsky discusses fantasy proposals for a new set of regulations... Read more

Outcome-Based Compliance Path Approved for the IgCC
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Outcome-Based Compliance Path Approved for the IgCC

The option lets design teams quantify a completed building's energy consumption ... Read more

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Designs On Health: New Research Reveals the Link Between Design and Public Health Designs On Health: New Research Reveals the Link Between Design and Public Health

New research from the AIA, AIAF, and the ACSA advances design and public health's alignment. Read more

The Architect as Superhero
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The Architect as Superhero

Maureen Guttman, President of the Building Codes Assistance Project, exhorts... Read more

Industry Groups to Evolve the International Green Construction Code
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Industry Groups to Evolve the International Green Construction...

The move will sync the code with Standard 189.1 to provide a single resource for... Read more

NIBS Releases a High-Performance Design Resource and the AIA Approves
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NIBS Releases a High-Performance Design Resource and the AIA...

The National Institute of Building Sciences’ free online guide compiles... Read more

Damage Control: Saving Lives and the Buildings That Serve Them
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Damage Control: Saving Lives and the Buildings That Serve Them

Designing above and beyond seismic building codes can help to save lives and... Read more

Detail: Glulam Timber Fins Provide Texture and Shade
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Detail: Glulam Timber Fins Provide Texture and Shade

The Billard Leece Partnership angled long lengths of timber to fulfill Australia's... Read more

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