The Psychology of Human Health and the Built Environment: Using Folding, Sliding, and Swing Doors as Wall Systems in Biophilic Design

Biophilic design has the ability to blur boundaries between the indoors and outdoors, creating spaces that contribute to occupant cognitive, physiological, and psychological well-being. Incorporating advanced door systems into biophilic design can help specifiers to adhere to biophilic tenets while optimizing the health of occupants and contributing to the functionality and beauty of a space.

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Modern Design: Planning Secure Structures. Curating Pleasant Environments.

Join us for a panel discussion on how to keep schools, and other at risk properties, safe while also creating environments that are suitable for learning and aesthetically pleasing.

Date: November 21, 2019
Location: SoHi at the Dominick Hotel – New York

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Wavelinx EmpowerED: Schiller Park, IL

Join industry experts as they explore the increasing demand for wireless connected lighting technology and how it can simplify control installation, enable automatic code compliance, provide key building data, and create tangible opportunities in the future.

Date: November 19, 2019
Location: Short Fuse Brewing Company – Schiller Park

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181 Fremont: Innovative Resilient Design at All Levels

Join us for a unique, engaging lunch discussion about 181 Fremont. Walk through the realization of the project, from design conception to its achievements to date. The development combines a series of innovations in seismic, wind, resilient, and sustainable design and is recognized as the safest and most resilient tower on the West Coast.

Date: November 19, 2019
Location: AIA - Chicago Office

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181 Fremont: A Seismic Shift in Resilient Design Solutions

Join us for a unique, engaging lunch discussion about 181 Fremont. Walk through the realization of the project, from design conception to its achievements to date. The development combines a series of innovations in seismic, wind, resilient, and sustainable design and is recognized as the safest and most resilient tower on the West Coast.

Date: November 15, 2019
Location: AIA - San Francisco Office

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Wavelinx EmpowerED: Toronto, ON

Join industry experts as they explore the increasing demand for wireless connected lighting technology and how it can simplify control installation, enable automatic code compliance, provide key building data, and create tangible opportunities in the future.

Date: November 12, 2019
Location: Amsterdam Brewery - Toronto

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Planning for Disaster with Expansion Joint Covers (Print Course)

Natural and man-made disasters can not only “cause considerable damage to the built environment, resulting in serious disruptions to normal human activities and billions of dollars in property damages,” but such disasters can also “reveal vulnerabilities in infrastructure design and construction and test to the limit the planning, design, and construction abilities” of architects, engineers, and contractors. This course will provide an understanding of the types of disasters that may affect the built environment along with the techniques used to mitigate those disasters.

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A Holistic View of Carbon in the Built Environment

This course examines the principles associated with carbon emissions over the life of a building. The carbon footprint of a building does not begin when the building becomes operational but rather during design and continues through demolition or deconstruction. The role that design and construction professionals play in regard to product transparency will also be discussed.

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Concrete Flooring Contractor Exceeds Expectations in $100 Million Museum Restoration/Expansion

Read how this contractor seamlessly knit together old and new concrete flooring across 60,000 sq ft of new and renovated space in a 78-year-old art museum.

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Make the Most of Your Polished Concrete Overlay Opportunities

Polished concrete overlay floor systems have moved quickly from a niche flooring segment into a flooring category all its own. With polished overlays spec’d into more RFQs, are you getting your fair share of this business?

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