“Clay brick veneer is more energy efficient than people think,” said Stephen Sears, the Brick Industry Association’s (BIA) chief operating officer. “Recent research shows that brick veneer on wood stud wall reduces the amount of heat transfer through the wall up to 50 percent better than fiber cement, vinyl or even one inch of EIFS.”Read More
Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED), Architect of Record, and The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM), Design Architect, are pleased to unveil the design of the new Central Campus Classroom Building and adjacent renovation to the 135,000-square-foot historic Alexander G. Ruthven Building at the University of Michigan.Read More
In the historic St. Anthony Main office complex along the Mississippi River, the renovation of the top two floors of the four-story office is part of a unifying branding effort across all Cuningham Group offices. The design came out of the firm’s need to address plans for future growth and expansion. It also responds to density and space equity issues by addressing the changing work styles of the nearly 200 Cuningham Group employees located in Minneapolis.Read More
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