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RCI, Inc. Expands to Offer U.S. and Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposia in 2018

For more than 20 years RCI, Inc. has annual hosted an annual symposium on building envelope design technology. In 2018, the association will offer two such events. The first will be held in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada on September 13-14.  The second event will be offered November 16-17, 2018, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.

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RCI’s Building Envelope Technology Symposium to Draw Leading Building Enclosure Designers

RCI, Inc. has assembled a panel of expert speakers to discuss methods for designing sound building exteriors. The two-day symposium features 12 unique educational sessions presented by leading building envelope design consultants. Speakers offer experience-based insights for the specification of sound, durable exterior envelopes. Most programs focus on repair and sustainable design methods for strengthening and improving existing structures.

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Greenbuild & GIGA Announce Collaboration

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo announced June 6 a new strategic partnership with GIGA that will integrate GIGA’s ORIGIN Data Hub with Greenbuild’s new online product gallery, Connect. The collaboration is anticipated to launch this September and will integrate certification data with product information from Greenbuild and ArchitectureBoston (ABX) exhibitors.

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BIA Launches New Brick Website

Offering multimedia content in a streamlined format, BIA’s new website houses the most comprehensive brick resources for new home buyers, builders, architects, planners, homeowners, landscape professionals and the industry.

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ASLA Joins Real Estate Industry Collaboration to Fill Talent Pipeline

Discovering landscape architecture as a satisfying career choice just got a little easier, thanks to a new collaboration between the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and 28 real estate industry organizations. The collaboration highlights landscape architecture and other diverse career paths within the real estate sector.

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World Architecture Festival Reveals 2018 Awards Shortlist

WAF will reconvene for its eleventh edition in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 28-30 November this year. This is the first time the event has been hosted in the Dutch capital, following previous editions in Barcelona, Singapore and Berlin. The 2018 awards program received more than 1,000 entries for the first time, with numbers up 20 per cent compared with 2017. Architects and designers generated 536 shortlisted entries across 81 countries.

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Dodge Momentum Index Moves Higher in June

In June, the commercial component of the Momentum Index moved 1.1% higher, while the institutional component eked out a 0.3% gain. June’s advance marks the fifth straight monthly increase for the Momentum Index, which is now nearing a ten-year high, and suggests that the moderate strengthening of construction activity currently underway will continue through the end of 2018.

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World Interior of the Year 2018 shortlist announced

INSIDE World Festival of Interiors, the leading global interior design and architecture awards program, has announced the shortlist of 77 projects that will compete to be crowned World Interior of the Year 2018. Projects from across the globe were entered across nine diverse categories, ranging from health and educational buildings to hotels, bars and restaurants, and residential homes.

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Soaring Growth of Urban Neighborhoods Shows Transformation into Highly Diverse, Distinct Areas Says New Urban Land Institute Report

“Our cities are evolving into places that are more diverse and more interesting than ever, with a mix of neighborhoods defined by distinct characteristics that are drawing different residents and workers for different reasons,” said ULI Terwilliger Center Founder and Chairman J. Ronald Terwilliger. “There are very few urban areas in which housing is not mixed in or very close to commercial uses. This has significant implications for development going forward – particularly affordable housing — in terms of building cities that are livable and attainable to people in a broad income range.”

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Two Stantec projects shortlisted for the 2018 World Architecture Festival

The shortlist of projects for the 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF) were recently announced and two Stantec Architecture projects—Cambridge Memorial Hospital Redevelopment and the University of Lethbridge Science and Academic Building (designed with KPMB Architects) have been selected for presentation from more than 1,100 entries representing 81 countries.

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The U.S. Green Building Council Announces 2017 LEED Homes Award Recipients

“We believe that every building, especially homes, should be green. LEED certified homes enhance the health and wellbeing of occupants by providing clean indoor air and incorporating safe building materials to ensure comfort and safety, and they are designed to save critical resources, use less energy and water and save money,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO, USGBC. “The LEED Homes Awards showcase the most inspired and efficient practices in the residential green building movement. These leaders showcase what it means to create a home that balances aesthetic appeal with real human and environmental needs.”

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How to Design Zero Energy Buildings for School Projects by Eddy Santosa, CBCP, LEED® AP BD+C, BEMP . Photo: James Patterson Elementary School - Richmond, Texas (Architect: Huckabee). The building was designed to achieve Ultra-Low-Energy Building and it utilizes extensive sustainable, durable and environmentally sound materials and includes natural daylighting, and good indoor air quality.

How to Design Zero Energy Buildings for School Projects by Eddy Santosa, CBCP, LEED® AP BD+C, BEMP . Photo: James Patterson Elementary School - Richmond, Texas (Architect: Huckabee). The building was designed to achieve Ultra-Low-Energy Building and it utilizes extensive sustainable, durable and environmentally sound materials and includes natural daylighting, and good indoor air quality.

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