In an exclusive interview with The Construction Specifier, Tony Bouquot, general manager of the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA), explains how metal building systems create a campus-like retail experience in the COVID-19 era.
The new American Concrete Institute (ACI) 301-20, Specifications for Concrete Construction, provides the latest construction practices and concrete-related material information necessary for today’s contract documents.
The American Wood Council (AWC) and International Code Council (ICC) have released a joint publication, “Mass Timber Buildings and the IBC,” providing an overview of requirements for mass timber construction as found in the 2015, 2018, and 2021 International Building Code (IBC).
The Washington State Legislature has passed a bill requiring the Washington State Building Code Council (SBCC) update its codes to account for mass timber products, including cross-laminated timber (CLT). This revision will make it easier for developers to use the increasingly popular building material by adding certainty to the permitting process.