Structure & Durability

Green-Mix Concrete Is a Cost-Effective, Eco-Friendly Building Material
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Green-Mix Concrete Is a Cost-Effective, Eco-Friendly Building Material

Researchers in Malaysia have developed an environmentally friendly version of... Read more

As States Ready Disaster Plans, Feds Urge Them To Consider Climate Change
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As States Ready Disaster Plans, Feds Urge Them To Consider Climate Change

Several U.S. Senators are accusing the federal government of injecting "... Read more

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FEMA Offers to Review Hurricane Sandy ClaimsFEMA Offers to Review Hurricane Sandy Claims

FEMA is reaching out to homeowners affected by Hurricane Sandy to see if they want their damage claims reviewed. Read more

The Modular Approach: A Case Study
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The Modular Approach: A Case Study

While building the senior care facility Crimson Village in Tuscaloosa, Golden... Read more

California Family Takes Steps to Wildfire-Proof Their Home
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California Family Takes Steps to Wildfire-Proof Their Home

An Orange County, Calif., family has been hit three times by wildfires and has... Read more

New Calls for Tornado-Safe Homes
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New Calls for Tornado-Safe Homes

Major storms lead home builders to wonder what--if anything--can be done to build... Read more

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Decorative Concrete: A Major Design Trend on the RiseDecorative Concrete: A Major Design Trend on the Rise

Concrete is reinventing itself as more than just a basic construction element, emerging as the latest design trend with a new, colorful and stylish presence in the building industry. Read more

California Top State for Termite Infestations
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California Top State for Termite Infestations

Pest-control company Terminix says California is a prime location for termites,... Read more

Construction Defects Follow Brooklyn Building Boom
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Construction Defects Follow Brooklyn Building Boom

Amid rapid development in high-demand areas, fears are rising that developers are... Read more

Foam-Cement Block Wall System Passes Hurricane Testing
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Foam-Cement Block Wall System Passes Hurricane Testing

A new foam-cement blocks wall system proves to be a new hardy building material. Read more

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