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Bennett Wagner Grody Architects Joins CannonDesign

Going forward, Bennett Wagner Grody Architects will conduct business as Bennett Wagner Grody Architects | CannonDesign until a future transition to the CannonDesign name. The firm will continue providing architecture and interior design services, while offering new areas of expertise, such as building engineering, technology consulting, workplace strategy and facility optimization.

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Fall Ideal Time for Maintenance of Buildings from Roof to Foundation

“Maintenance of buildings or structures, whether it be the interior or exterior, horizontal or vertical construction, or a hi-rise or single-story, is a necessity across the country,” said Bob Gender, Branch Manager, Western Specialty Contractors. “Many times a quick check today on your properties can help save building owners and managers headaches during the harsh winter months ahead when getting repairs done can be complicated by low temperatures.”

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Solutions to today’s challenges in education facility design: Q&A with SCB

PRISM was given the opportunity to ask four experts at SCB about their experience planning and designing education facilities, and the solutions they provide to overcome today’s challenges and create sustainable and attractive learning environments. SCB Is involved in the planning and design a number of prominent education facility projects including University of California, Merced, and the Loyola University Chicago.

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How Design Firms Can Build a Resilient Future

Resilience is multi-faceted when it comes to the built environment. The definition is not simply about helping communities build back to better prepare for future events. It is also about responding to stresses on a project that have implications beyond one site. It is about respecting the memory of past disasters so failures are not repeated in the future.

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“Get Back to Nature.”

We know – through programs like the WELL Building Standard and others that address human health and wellness in the built environment – that humans have a built-in response to nature. Through factors that reach back to our origins as hunter-gatherers, the human response to exposure to nature results in a number of benefits that reinforce human health, wellness and performance.

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UL and CLEB combine to provide best in class building science services

Today, UL announces the acquisition of CLEB, the leading Canadian Building Science and Building Envelope service provider. CLEB, a Montreal-based company, is a privately-owned business. CLEB provides a wide range of building science services, including building envelope testing services, building forensic services, and field testing and building system commissioning services for architects, building owners, manufacturers and others in the building construction markets across North America.

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