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Building Science Summer Camp 2014

This summer, about 500 of brightest minds in the science of construction attended... More

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That's About the Size of It

Where does the Lowe's ruling on lumber labeling leave those of us in the construction industry? More

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Mixed Reality: The Future of Building Design?

Is augmented reality just a smart-phone party trick or could it be solace for an increasingly populated planet? More

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Printing Houses

Printing a house, I wonder what the local code official and the historical... More

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Wood High-Rises In Canada? Not So Fast, Says The Concrete Industry

A proposal to allow six-story wood construction has opposition in Canada. More

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Federal Government Draws Lessons From Joplin Tornado

A U.S. government research agency has released a long report that analyzing damage from the tornado that blasted Joplin, Missouri in spring of 2011, and suggesting ways the nation could better prepare for similar storms. More

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Tornado-Struck Oklahoma Couple Rebuilds With Concrete

The Moore, Oklahome tornado of May 20, 2013 destroyed their house. Now, Jasper and Amanda Warden are rebuilding with concrete. More

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Advanced Building Products Mortairvent Membrane

Suitable for all exterior siding applications, this rainscreen technology creates... More

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Smart Technology for Builders and Remodelers

What’s the latest in mobile phones, tablets, and apps for construction pros? Joe... More

The Most Interesting Tool You'll Never Own

Last summer at Milwaukee headquarters I was shown a tool and told that if I talked... More

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