Building Types - Specialty Buildings

Evaluating high-rise wood construction

Evaluating high-rise wood construction

Advances in technology have allowed designers to challenge the status quo, think outside the box,... » more

Q&A with Stephen DiGiovanni, chairman of AdHoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings

Q&A with Stephen DiGiovanni, chairman of AdHoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings

Stephen DiGiovanni, PE, chair of the International Code Council (ICC) Ad Hoc Committee for Tall... » more

Case study: Using BIM to design a LEED Silver ice arena

Case study: Using BIM to design a LEED Silver ice arena

BIM was used in every aspect of planning, fabrication, coordination, and execution of the Pegula... » more

Maximizing project delivery through BIM coordination and integration

Maximizing project delivery through BIM coordination and integration

By fully understanding BIM, identifying how it will be used on a project, and adding additional... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 4-10

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 4-10

Performance-based design, millennials in the workforce, complex hotels, resorts, and casinos, and... » more

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Electrical/lighting/power

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Electrical/lighting/power

Casinos and resorts are designed for fun and relaxation, but with such projects becoming... » more

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Codes and standards

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Codes and standards

Casinos and resorts are designed for fun and relaxation, but with such projects becoming... » more

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos

Casinos and resorts are designed for fun and relaxation, but with such projects becoming... » more

NFPA 92 guides smoke control system design

NFPA 92 guides smoke control system design

NFPA 92 is the starting point for any smoke control system, but too frequently it is assumed to be... » more

Case study: Atrium requires smoke curtains

A 4-story atrium required some creative smoke control options.  » more

The sustainability case for timber structures in building design

The sustainability case for timber structures in building design

Timber is a sustainable, and realistically attainable, material with which to build modern... » more

Case study: Graton Casino and Resort

Case study: Graton Casino and Resort

Backup power design for a high-performance building is required, and offers many benefits.  » more

Video: Tracking Standards Developments and Best Practices in HVAC Air Distribution Systems

Video: Tracking Standards Developments and Best Practices in HVAC Air Distribution Systems

A review of key updates to ASHRAE 189.1, followed by a case study on resolving air duct leakage in...

Evaluating high-rise wood construction Q&A with Stephen DiGiovanni, chairman of AdHoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings Case study: Using BIM to design a LEED Silver ice arena Maximizing project delivery through BIM coordination and integration Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 4-10 Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Electrical/lighting/power Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Codes and standards Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos NFPA 92 guides smoke control system design The sustainability case for timber structures in building design Case study: Graton Casino and Resort Video: Tracking Standards Developments and Best Practices in HVAC Air Distribution Systems

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