The Architectural Team (TAT) is designing a new apartment community for low-income seniors at one of the country’s oldest federal public housing developments in Boston, Massachusetts. It will offer some of the most comfortable and efficient rental homes, thanks to the innovative methods of Passive House construction.
As the construction industry reopens in California and across the United States, BuildCenter, a software spinoff from COBE Construction, Inc., is offering a free health screening tool and attendance log. The app helps all construction companies meet critical mandates set by many local health agencies.
Sometimes combining dissimilar things can be surprisingly beneficial (e.g. chocolate and peanut butter). In other instances, mixing different items can have adverse results, and may need expert guidance.
Jim W. Sealy, chair of the Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) and former chair of the National Institute of Building Sciences, passed away on May 10 at age 82. Sealy was an architect who made a huge impact on national architecture and building codes as well as on Texas.
Tech-driven construction company Katerra has named Paal Kibsgaard as CEO. Kibsgaard joined Katerra in 2019 as COO and has served on Katerra’s board of directors since 2016. Kibsgaard succeeds outgoing CEO and co-founder Michael Marks.