Recent innovations in custom millwork

Among carpentry specialists in commercial construction, the distinction between casework and millwork resides in the custom-made nature of the latter. Although one would not say casework amounts to ‘making boxes,’ it is nevertheless the case that some recent innovative millwork projects have amplified the distinction between assembly line carpentry...
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Operating commercial restrooms: Designing for authentic, long-term sustainability

When designing a modern restroom, lasting sustainability should factor into the scope of planning and project design. Sustainability is closely associated with economical operation, providing architects with opportunities to support their clients’ long-term business goals. ‘Authentic sustainability’ requires design professionals to consider strategies beyond those typically associated with green...
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The tilt wall system of construction

Tilt wall that dominates industrial and mid-rise office buildings is now facing the challenge of achieving the new market-based demands for taller structures while maintaining an economic and aesthetic advantage over conventional construction.
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Complex dewatering underway at Colorado mixed-use community

Temporary dewatering and groundwater treatment systems have been installed for a highly anticipated mixed-use development in Reve, Boulder, Colorado. With the dewatering system up and running, the excavation of both the north and south parcels has reached its target subgrade of 8 m (26 ft) below ground surface, despite...
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