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SOLARBAN® glass with acid-etched panels help university building function as mini-city

SOLARBAN® glass with acid-etched panels help university building function as mini-city

Posted: June 17, 2021 | Tradewinds

Consolidating housing, childcare, classrooms, study spaces, food and student services into one 14-story, 335,000 square-foot building, the Peter George Centre for Living and Learning (PGCLL) at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, is a true hybrid building.

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New COVID-19 Adjusted Cost Indices Released by BNI Building News

New COVID-19 Adjusted Cost Indices Released by BNI Building News

Posted: June 15, 2021 | Tradewinds

Due to the supply chain disruption caused by the COVID-19 epidemic, construction material costs are rising at a dramatic rate. To address this unprecedented situation, BNI Building News announced today that it is releasing updated cost indices for the US construction market.

 

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First 3D Printed Home Funded by Public-Private Partnership Grant in U.S.

First 3D Printed Home Funded by Public-Private Partnership Grant in U.S.

Posted: June 11, 2021 | Tradewinds

Alquist, a 3D printed home construction company, announced it will break ground on the first 3D printed home funded by a public-private grant in the United States. With a $500,000 Innovation Demonstration grant from Virginia Housing, Alquist partnered with the Virginia Center for Housing Research (VCHR) at Virginia Tech to design, build, and study the home, which will be located at 217 Carnation Street in Richmond, Virginia. Project:HOMES and the Better Housing Coalition will provide a site, guide regulatory compliance (including permitting, zoning, and insurance), and provide homeownership services.

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 The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is launching its seventh annual AIA Film Challenge

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is launching its seventh annual AIA Film Challenge

Posted: June 11, 2021 | Tradewinds

The AIA Film Challenge 2021 invites architects, filmmakers, and storytellers to produce a short documentary film between one and a half and three minutes long that tells the story of architects, civic leaders, and their communities working together to achieve a zero-carbon, resilient, healthy, just, and equitable built environment.

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ASPE is planning an Annual Summit in August in San Antonio.

ASPE is planning an Annual Summit in August in San Antonio.

Posted: June 11, 2021 | Tradewinds, Estimating

The American Society of Professional Estimators is planning a three-day event, August 25th through 28th, 2021, in San Antonio, Texas, designed to hone your estimating skills and enable you to construct more accurate estimates. This event allows you to attend in person or remotely.

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