Codes and Standards

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Shining a Light on Health and Well-Being

When specifying lighting, architects should consider recent research on lighting’s... More

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ZERO Code: How to Build a Carbon-Neutral Future

New code establishes first global standards for zero-net-carbon construction. More

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Advocating for Active Stairs in Architecture

Staircases can promote wellness, camaraderie, and a sense of place. What... More

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Priming the Pump: Lactation Room Design Guidelines

Companies with well-furnished mother’s rooms can empower new parents to care for... More

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Dissecting the Code, Part 5 - Code Review, Meet Automation

Smartreview Inc. is digitizing one often-excruciating aspect of the building... More

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When Less Space Invites More Regulations

Targeting a diverse range of residents, micro-unit developments continue to... More

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International Code Council Celebrates Federal Cost Share Reform Incentive Passage

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 provision encourages states to adopt the latest... More

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NIBS Finds Investment in Resilient Design Can Pay Off By More Than Sixfold

A new report by the National Institute of Building Sciences calculates the... More



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