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July 9, 2019
 
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Zaha Hadid’s Miami skyscraper is now open
 
Zaha Hadid’s Miami skyscraper is now open
 
The One Thousand Museum residences in Miami, Florida, is now complete. It is the only Zaha Hadid-designed multifamily tower in the Western Hemisphere.
 
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World’s tallest modular buildings top off
 
World’s tallest modular buildings top off
 
Construction is now complete on Clement Canopy, two 140-m (459-ft) high towers built in modular concrete and located in Singapore.
 
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OMA to repurpose old Houston post office as cultural hub
 
OMA to repurpose old Houston post office as cultural hub
 
The adaptive-reuse project sees the redevelopment of the historic Barbara Jordan Post in downtown Houston, Texas, as a mixed-use cultural anchor.
 
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Portland CLT building utilizes empty street to create office space
 
Portland CLT building utilizes empty street to create office space
 
When the City of Portland, Oregon, built a new one-way street couplet, a leftover berm space was created.
 
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New design guide for zero-energy office buildings released
 
New design guide for zero-energy office buildings released
 
Roof Hugger’s metal-over-metal retrofit products
 
Roof Hugger’s metal-over-metal retrofit products
 
New from Telling: True-Brace mechanical bridging
 
New from Telling: True-Brace mechanical bridging
 
Fire-rated glass-ceramic with a clear and fast advantage
 
Fire-rated glass-ceramic with a clear and fast advantage
 
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Evolving buildings yield evolving design principles
 
Evolving buildings yield evolving design principles
 
Buildings must be durable and treated individually. However, to do so, architects and specifiers must first understand how systems behave in different markets and how designs can be optimized to make the wall assemblies truly robust.
 
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Specifying rigid foam insulation for masonry cavity walls
 
The use of masonry cavity walls dates back to ancient Greece. While this construction method is still thriving, it has evolved to meet the performance needs of 21st century buildings. One of the modern adaptations is the use of rigid foam insulation to maximize thermal efficiency. To capitalize on the material’s benefits and to ensure code compliance, proper project specification requires the consideration of a few critical insulation performance factors.
 
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Project News
Showtime: Repurposing historic clubhouse as theater
 
Showtime: Repurposing historic clubhouse as theater
 
The American Legion Hollywood Post 43 in Los Angeles, California, is a multipurpose space and clubhouse built in 1929. Due to its prominent location and membership, it has been closely linked to the movie and entertainment world. With a renovation and retrofit, the historic building has been converted into a state-of-the-art movie theater for events such as special screenings, premieres, and other happenings.
 
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IS IT DELEGATED DESIGN IF A MANUFACTURER HIRES A PE TO PROVIDE SEISMIC CALCULATIONS?
Would it be considered delegated design if the manufacturer hires a registered professional engineer to provide seismic calculations for a chemical treatment building and system components?
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WHAT ARCHITECTURAL STYLE IS MOST EMBLEMATIC OF THE UNITED STATES?
Wikipedia says, “Architecture in the United States is as diverse as its multicultural society and has been shaped by many internal and external factors and regional distinctions.” What architectural style do you think is most emblematic of the United States?
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Architect selected for Frank Lloyd Wright education center
 
 
BIG reveals plans for new hotel in Denmark
 
 
Old Connecticut building repurposed as new office space
 
 
3XN designs the Olympic committee a new HQ
 
 
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