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September 3, 2019
 
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Wave-like MLS stadium coming to Ohio
 
Wave-like MLS stadium coming to Ohio
 
Populous and BuroHappold have unveiled designs for the West End Stadium in Cincinnati. Light-emitting diode (LED)-lit vertical fins create a wavy look.
 
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Revealing design proposals for LA’s famed La Brea Tar Pits
 
Revealing design proposals for LA’s famed La Brea Tar Pits
 
Three architectural teams have revealed their design proposals for the La Brea Tar Pits for the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC).
 
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Apple’s new Miami store an ode to the city’s nautical roots
 
Apple’s new Miami store an ode to the city’s nautical roots
 
Apple Aventura brings people together under an undulating vaulted roof reminiscent of the city’s nautical and architectural roots. The materiality and spaces are inspired by the region’s Art Deco buildings.
 
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First look at Pelli Clarke Pelli’s three new skyscrapers
 
First look at Pelli Clarke Pelli’s three new skyscrapers
 
The core concept of the project featuring three mixed-use towers is of a ‘modern urban village,’ a neighborhood that will combine a megalopolis with the intimacy of a small village.
 
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Former president Barack Obama to keynote Greenbuild 2019
 
Former president Barack Obama to keynote Greenbuild 2019
 
New from Telling: True-Brace mechanical bridging
 
New from Telling: True-Brace mechanical bridging
 
Submissions open for Phil Freelon architectural awards
 
Submissions open for Phil Freelon architectural awards
 
Free e-book discusses differences between smoke and fire doors
 
Free e-book discusses differences between smoke and fire doors
 
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Best practices for masonry veneer construction
 
Best practices for masonry veneer construction
 
Contemporary masonry veneer construction consists of a single wythe of masonry such as brick or stone mechanically anchored to a backup structure, typically either wood or steel framing or concrete masonry units (CMUs). Masonry veneer construction must be designed with the goal to accommodate differential movement.
 
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The air/vapor barrier must die
SPECIFICATIONS
 
The terms ‘air barriers’ and ‘vapor retarders’ (or ‘vapor barriers’) are some of the most poorly understood concepts in the construction industry. Most building professionals know they are needed, but often struggle to locate them correctly within wall assemblies. As manufacturers introduce materials with new properties and attempt to push the boundaries of building envelope construction, it is crucial the industry agrees on terminology for communicating the specific functions and purpose of these materials to avoid confusion and costly errors.
 
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Project News
Siding panels set the tone for Seattle building
 
Siding panels set the tone for Seattle building
 
In the Eastlake neighborhood in Seattle, Washington, the Shelton Eastlake Apartment Complex was built to create more housing in a land-strapped space. Horizontal flush siding was used on the exterior walls to add character to the building and blend in with the neighborhood.
 
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CSI HONORS AND AWARDS 2019: CLASS OF FELLOWS HONOREE CHERISE LAKESIDE
Cherise Lakeside, CSI, CDT, will be honored as a member of the 2019 CSI Class of Fellows at the ceremony. Here, she discusses what the award means to her, and how CSI has impacted her life and career.
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WHAT PRIVACY CONCERNS DO YOU DEAL WITH?
Data breaches, phishing scams, and keeping correspondence confidential are daily issues for construction industry professionals. What privacy concerns do you deal with-and how do you combat them?
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Old Portland office building transformed into collaborative hub
 
 
Design demand remained flat in July
 
 
Henning Larsen wins 2019 European Prize for Architecture
 
 
Framework to lower emissions in the built environment
 
 
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