Structure & Durability

Conquering Rising Sea Levels With Resilient Waterfront Blocks
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Conquering Rising Sea Levels With Resilient Waterfront Blocks

Will Macht takes to the Urban Land Institute's site to look at a solution to... Read more

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Another Deck Failure Injures 24 Another Deck Failure Injures 24

NBC News reports that a deck collapsed Sunday at a North Carolina beach house as family members gathered for a group photo leaving at least 24 injured including some in critical condition from a 10-foot fall. Read more

How to Collapse-Proof your Deck and Balcony
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How to Collapse-Proof your Deck and Balcony

California balcony collapse that killed six people sends ripples through the... Read more

Dry Rot Could Be Factor in Horrific Berkeley Balcony Collapse
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Dry Rot Could Be Factor in Horrific Berkeley Balcony Collapse

Water seeping into the horizontal beams supporting a balcony could have... Read more

Contractor Sees Boom in Workforce Housing
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Contractor Sees Boom in Workforce Housing

The third fastest-growing company in the U.S. builds comfortable modular dwellings... Read more

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 Claims FEMA 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

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