Celebrating the beginning of its second academic year, the Dan Dipert Career + Technical Center (CTC) serves approximately 2400 students from across the Arlington Independent School District (AISD) in Texas. Designed by VLK Architects, CTC incorporates storefront, curtain wall, and entrances systems as well as custom sun shades—on both the building’s exterior and interior—to emphasize transparency and promote collaboration and connection.
Building and occupant safety are at the top of every facility manager and business owner’s mind in today’s world. While construction executives have directed their attention to video surveillance products, alarm systems, perimeter fences, and security guards, one security measure is often overlooked: safety and security window film. These films offer numerous benefits.
The Cold-formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) announced the recipients of several awards at the 2018 CFSEI Expo, held in San Diego. The institute presented Design Excellence accolades across three different categories, as well as an Innovative Detail Award.
Several U.S. projects are among the shortlisted contenders for this year’s World Architecture Festival Awards. Now in its 11th year, the international program received more than 1000 entries from 81 countries.
The Cement Council of Texas in conjunction with nonprofit organization International Grooving and Grinding Association named the employees of the Texas Department of Transportation–Houston District the recipients of this year’s Government Official of the Year Award.