Category: Building envelope

LATEST NEWS IN BUILDING ENVELOPE

Building Envelope Design Education | 2018 RCI International Convention and Trade Show, March 22-27 in Houston, TX

The 33rd RCI International Convention & Trade Show will be held March 22-27, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis Houston and the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The annual event will feature over 25 hours of building envelope design educational seminars, live product demonstrations, and a two‐day trade show with over 130 exhibitors. Educational programs are approved to yield continuing education credits for members of RCI, Inc. and the American Institute of Architects. “It’s a great opportunity to earn a full year’s worth of continuing education credit at one event,” said William Myers, RCI’s marketing director. “RCI’s consultant members visit the trade show to discover the latest products for designing and repairing today’s building envelopes.”

Read More

Large Building Airtightness Testing and the Selection of Appropriate Air Barrier Strategies

An airtight building enclosure is an important part of a modern building. Good airtightness can increase energy efficiency, improve durability, and allow greater control over occupant comfort and indoor air quality. Airtightness is achieved with an effective air barrier system that is carefully designed and detailed and then built and commissioned in the field. An effective air barrier consists of a continuous system of materials (building wraps, membranes, etc.), components (doors, windows, etc.) and accessories (tapes, sealants, gaskets, etc.). These air barrier elements must be individually airtight and airtight when used together.

Read More

Margulies Perruzzi Architects Completes New Global Customer Fulfillment Center for Boston Scientific

Margulies Perruzzi Architects announced Friday the completion of a new, 694,000 SF global customer fulfillment center for Boston Scientific Corporation. Located on Squantum Point in Quincy, Mass., the state-of-the-art facility expands and modernizes the company’s logistics and distribution functions, and aligns with the goals of the company’s Global Facilities Master Plan. Boston Scientific selected MPA to design the interior fit-out and building envelope renovations for this sustainably designed building, which was completed in September 2017.

Read More

Seattle’s Third & Harrison office building features Wausau’s curtainwall and windows

Developed by Martin Selig Real Estate, Seattle’s Third & Harrison is a new 185,000-square-foot, five-floor office building and home to Holland America Cruise Lines. Perkins+Will’s architectural team envisioned the project as a new, sustainably designed icon for urban professionals to work near the natural wonders the city has to offer. Amenities include plentiful underground parking, vegetated roof terraces, and street amenities such as seating and pocket parks.

Read More
Loading

Sign up for PRISM

August September 2017 online edition of PRISM

Most read in January 2018

Seattle’s Third & Harrison is a new 185,000-square-foot, five-floor office building and home to Holland America Cruise Lines. Photo by Doug Scott, courtesy of Wausau Window and Wall Systems

Seattle’s Third & Harrison is a new 185,000-square-foot, five-floor office building and home to Holland America Cruise Lines. Photo by Doug Scott, courtesy of Wausau Window and Wall Systems

Archives

Upcoming Events

  1. AAMA 81st Annual Conference

    February 19 - February 22
  2. AAMA Southeast Region 2018 Winter Meeting

    February 22 - February 23
  3. Green Schools Conference & Expo 2018

    March 3 - March 4
  4. 2018 International Mass Timber Conference

    March 20 - March 22
  5. 2018 RCI International Convention and Trade Show

    March 22 - March 27
  6. Dwell on Design

    April 5 - April 7

Timelapse video of Burns & McDonnell world headquarters building

SiteLock