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  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released its landmark study, “Building Codes Save: A National Study,” featuring an in-depth look at the quantified benefits—avoided losses to buildings and building contents—from adopting modern building codes and standards. The post Implementing I-codes could save $600B by 2060, projects FEMA appeared first on Construction Specifier .
  • While architectural billings failed to show much progress during October, signs of improving business conditions at firms have emerged, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The post Architecture billings remained stalled in October appeared first on Construction Specifier .
  • Looking to enhance the student experience and help revitalize the local riverfront, Beloit College (Beloit, Wisconsin), partnered with Studio Gang to reinvent a former coal-burning power plant as a student union centered on recreation and wellness. The post Studio Gang reinvents Wisconsin coal-burning power plant as student union appeared first on Construction Specifier .
  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, will open its Nancy and Rich Kinder Building to the public on November 21. The Kinder Building is characterized by porosity, opening the ground floor at all elevations. The post New Steven Holl-designed building opens at the Houston fine arts museum appeared first on Construction Specifier .
  • The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, has broken ground on its long-awaited West Wing capital improvement project. The post New York museum breaks ground on long-awaited renovation project appeared first on Construction Specifier .

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