Commercial Construction Trends: Why More Clients Are Choosing the Design-Assist Model

Commercial Construction

Working with a client on a design-assist or design-build basis, as Englewood Construction is with the reimagining of Stratford Square Mall, allows the commercial contractor to provide valuable input during the initial planning stages.

Download truss design spreadsheet

Construction Cost Estimating

This estimating spreadsheet is specifically created for designing truss. By using this spreadsheet one can design light gage truss on the basis of AISI S100/SI-10 & ER-4943P. The following design criterion is required for truss analysis.

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CONCRETE MIX DESIGN CALCULATION FOR M20 M25 M30 WITH EXAMPLE

The Constructor

Concrete mix design is required to achieve target strength in structures. Concrete Mix design calculation of M20, M25, M30 grade of concrete are. Concrete How To Guide Mix Design Guide Concrete Mix Design Concrete Mix Design Procedure Concrete Technology Mix Design Mix Design Example

Innovative Sustainable Tree House Design

Jetson Green

The Toronto based firm Farrow Partnership Architects designed and built a unique, modern tree house, which is made from sustainable materials, and doesn’t harm the tree in any way, or restrict its growth. Conservatory House Built to Replicate the Design and Functionality of a Tree.

Concrete Mix Design as per IS 10262-2009 – Procedure and Calculations

The Constructor

Procedure for concrete mix design calculation as per IS 10262-2009 based on strength and durability, workability, economy is discussed in this. Concrete Design Guide How To Guide Concrete Mix Design Concrete Mix Design Procedure Concrete Technology Mix Design Mix Design Example

NELSON and FRCH Design Worldwide are merging

BD+C

It’s been a busy couple of months for the architecture and design firm NELSON. It was wrapping up its merger with Wakefield Beasley & Associates and WB Interiors, a deal that was announced last November. It recapitalized its business with two financial partners, H.I.G.

Common Sources of Errors in Structural Design

The Constructor

There are several sources of errors in structural design and drawings. Structural Design Structural Detailing Structural Engineering StructuralIt is important to specify and explain these sources to avoid such mistakes in.

Two Way Slab Design by Direct Design Method as per ACI 318-11

The Constructor

Two way slab design by direct design method as per ACI 318-11, step by step procedure and limitations of direct design method for two way slab is. Slab Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Slab design Structural

Virtually real design

BD+C

Architects and designers use plans, sections, perspective renderings, animations or models to describe a space. Personally, I have always been drawn to building models. As a sculpture student, I always worked from a mock-up rather than detailed drawings.

Construction of Slabs on Ground -Design Considerations Based on ACI and ASTM

The Constructor

Construction of Slab on Ground- Design Elements The construction of slab on ground requires certain basic design elements. These design elements must. Slab Design Structural Engineering Slab design Slabs

The reality of integrated design

BD+C

If the first 10 percent of design effort accounts for 90 percent of project success, how might that reality change the design effort? This 10/90-split idea is the reality behind an integrated design philosophy.

Resiliency at center of $1.5B Seaport San Diego design

Construction Dive

Sea-level rise and potential seismic activity are two of the factors influencing the project's design

2018 predictions for healthcare facility design

BD+C

E4H Environments for Health Architecture , an architecture firm focused exclusively on healthcare, recently released seven predictions for healthcare facility design trends in 2018

5 innovations in high-rise building design

BD+C

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has named two winners and three finalists of its 2013 Innovation Award. Body Image: read more.

5 laws every designer can live by

BD+C

The word design has evolved to have many different meanings in the last decades. It seems there is some new kind of “design” being born every year—from graphic and architectural to web, game, food, experience … and everything in between. So what is design? Who are designers?

In the age of data-driven design, has POE’s time finally come?

Construction Dive

Seismic Design of Retaining Wall

The Constructor

Seismic design of retaining wall is considerably complicated problem in which assumptions have to be considered in order to make indeterminable issue. Earthquake Engineering Retaining Wall Design Structural Engineering Earthquake Earthquake Design Retaining Wall Structural Structural Design

Infrastructure Propels Bullish Design Market

ENR Construction

Revenue among the region’s design firms climbed another 14% last year, led by transportation sector work that shows no signs of waning

Merging artwork and building design

BD+C

Recently, I was proud to serve as an interior designer on UF Health North’s 92-bed patient tower—the newest addition to its North Jacksonville Florida campus Art is a powerful tool that inspires well-being and helps improve patient experiences and outcomes.

Passive House Design:

SAB Magazine

Too often we equate energy efficiency with sustainability, overlooking considerations of form and design. EcoHouse Casa Luca DLP Architecture ecoHouse Canada Lucio Picciano Architect nergy efficiency and ethical building practices passive house

Regenerative Design in Practice

SAB Magazine

Building Case Studies Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability community’s re-greening program Jim Taggart Regenerative Design SabMagazine sustainable architecture and design The Vale Living with Lakes Centre the Vale Living With Lakes Centre for Applied Research

Innovation at 72 design firms

BD+C

Where architecture and A/E firms broke new ground in ’16: Adrian Smith+Gordon Gill Using HadCM3 weather files to simulate building performance against climate change and stormwater scenarios.

10 Design-Build Best Practices

BD+C

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has released “Universally Applicable Best Practices Applying to Any Project Type, in Any Market Sector, of Any Size.” Based on research, case studies and industry input, DBIA has identified design-build best practices. “ Architects Designer

Roles and Responsibilities of Structural Design Engineers in Construction

The Constructor

Structural design engineer performs various roles and responsibilities in a construction project providing technical details for construction works. Structural Engineering Structural Structural Design

Cable Supported Bridge Conceptual Seismic Design and its Components

The Constructor

Conceptual design of cable supported bridge starts with determining the type of the cable supported bridge to be designed and its suitable. Structural Design Structural Engineering cable Cable Stayed Bridges Structural

ISOLATED FOOTING DESIGN EXAMPLE AND EXCEL SHEET

The Constructor

Isolated footing design example with step by step procedure and isolated footing design excel sheet (spreadsheet) is also provided for easy and fast. Design Guide Foundation Design How To Guide Structural Engineering Design Foundation Spreadsheets Structural Design

Top Trends: Interior Design 2014

Construction Informer

Twenty-five design professionals from the Neil Kelly Company, a design-build remodeling firm that has remodeled more than 30,000 homes, recently named their Top 10 interior design trends for 2014. Architecture and Design

Soldier Pile Retaining Wall – Components and Design

The Constructor

Components and design of soldier. Retaining Wall Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Retaining Wall StructuralSoldier pile wall consists of steel beams and is used to retain earth backfill temporarily at construction sites.

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Economical Design of Reinforced Concrete Columns to Reduce Cost

The Constructor

Economical design of reinforced concrete columns and its construction practices and recommendations to reduce its cost of construction is. Structural Design Structural Engineering Column Structural

Innovation, Uncertainty Drive Mobility Designs

ENR Construction

Sustainability, collaboration and state-of-good-repair needs are shaping transportation designs, with less emphasis on expansion and more on enhancing existing capacity

Segmental Retaining Wall – Types, Design and Advantages

The Constructor

Types, design and advantages of segmental retaining walls are. Retaining Wall Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Retaining Wall StructuralSegmental retaining wall is constructed of large number of dry masonry blocks.

How corporate design keeps educational design relevant

BD+C

There are many different terms used to describe learning and what method is best for today’s student and how school design supports each modality. However, when we break down each description— personalized, flipped, 21st century, project based, problem based—these teaching methods are simply designed to engage students and maintain an interest in learning. .

Denver Firm Embraces Client-Focused Design

ENR Construction

Davis Partnership Architects named 2017 Colorado/Wyoming Design Firm of the Year

Constructability in Construction and Issues at Design and Execution

The Constructor

Constructability in construction consists of design and execution at site. Issues faced during design and execution is discussed. Read More at. Construction Engineering & Management Construction

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Revolutionizing school design with virtual reality

BD+C

As schools are working to develop new curricula to prepare students for a future dominated by technology, architects must also prepare education clients for a new future—one where they can explore their building designs in a fully immersive way

Design & Construction Megatrends Revisited

ENR Construction

Louis Pasteur famously stated that "Chance favors only the prepared mind." When it comes to strategic marketing planning, how prepared is your mind? Understanding current and future trends is critical to developing strategy and setting direction for your firm

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FLEXIBLE PAVEMENT DESIGN BY GROUP INDEX METHOD

The Constructor

Before Design of Flexible Pavement by Group Index Method, let us understand What is Flexible Pavement? Pavement Design Transportation Pavements Transportation EngineeringA true flexible pavement yields “elastically”.

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