Structure & Durability

Can SOM Build a Wood Skyscraper In a City of Steel Giants?
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Can SOM Build a Wood Skyscraper In a City of Steel Giants?

The firm behind the John Hancock Center, Willis Tower, and the Burj Khalifa wants... More

The Future Workplace?
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The Future Workplace?

Could offices be as portable as laptops? Where freelancers in the gig economy... More

Pulte and Lancaster County, S.C. Tangle Over Roads and Storm Drain Repairs
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Pulte and Lancaster County, S.C. Tangle Over Roads and Storm Drain Repairs

Pulte has given the county ten days to accept responsibility for the roads at Sun... More

How to Choose Between a Poured Concrete or Block Foundation
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How to Choose Between a Poured Concrete or Block Foundation

The decision may be based on how much money and time you have. More

Fortified Home Standards Provide Hurricane-Specific Roofing Guidelines
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Fortified Home Standards Provide Hurricane-Specific Roofing Guidelines

IBHS recommendations can serve as a guide for North Carolina contractors working... More

Colorado Builder Faces Criticism that It Won't Fix Problems
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Colorado Builder Faces Criticism that It Won't Fix Problems

Multiple home owners voice concerns with their homes. More

Houses of Steel: These Lustron Homes Are Still Standing Tall
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Houses of Steel: These Lustron Homes Are Still Standing Tall

These prefab houses made of steel originated in the 1940s and are practically... More

Underserved Neighborhoods Make Themselves More Resilient
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Underserved Neighborhoods Make Themselves More Resilient

Informal settlements are producing their own resiliency efforts, and cities could... More

How to Make Exterior Brick Leak-Resistant
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How to Make Exterior Brick Leak-Resistant

The best practices published by the Brick Institute of America call for flashings... More

Wood Remains the Dominant Framing Method for Single-Family Homes
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Wood Remains the Dominant Framing Method for Single-Family Homes

93% of all new homes built in 2015 were wood-framed, according to Census Bureau. More

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