Architectural Record's 2 Millionth Test Taker Sweepstakes


Let's Celebrate!

This year marks our 21st anniversary as an official AIA continuing education provider, and soon our two millionth continuing education test will be taken. To celebrate, we are hosting a TWO MILLIONTH TEST TAKER SWEEPSTAKES.

Take any test at ce.architecturalrecord.com between November 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019 for a chance to win the following prizes:

The more tests you take, the more chances you get!

How to Enter

Architects who take a test during the sweepstakes promotion will automatically be entered to win. The 2 millionth test taker will win the Grand Prize and ten runner ups will be chosen at random and also awarded prizes.

The winner will be notified by April 30, 2019.

Contest Rules
Every architect who completes a test on the CE Center between November 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019, is eligible for entry into the contest.

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Designing Roofs for Life Safety and Sound Isolation
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Design Trends for Custom Homes: Form, Function and Flexibility
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Optimizing Snow-Melting Systems
Specifying system types, components, and controls to meet project-specific performance
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Changing the Way We Think of Prefabrication: New Solutions for Your Building Envelope
Integrated sheathing is a key component
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Acoustics in Office Interiors
Learn about acoustic considerations and design choices for office space interiors
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Acoustics: An Important Design Consideration for All Projects
These projects showcase the benefits of focusing on acoustics
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Cable Railing Systems
Designing for building code compliance, maximum aesthetic effect, and sustainability
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Roofing Risks: How to Avoid Costly Mistakes
Protecting your property against the spread of fire
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Concrete Waterproofing Alternatives
Crystalline concrete technology eliminates the need for separate membranes
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Elevating Exterior Design with Glass and Glazing Solutions
High-performance glass facades offer aesthetic versatility and greater energy efficiency
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How to Calculate the Wood Carbon Footprint of a Building
Expanding the possibilities of wood building design
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Is There Such a Thing As Too Much Glass?
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LED Technology and Support Structures: Advantages, Applications, and Attachment
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ADA Signage
Mastering the compliance basics
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Aesthetics in Designing With Metal Composite Material (MCM)
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Designing Outside the Box
IMPs and their role in a low carbon world
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Moisture Movement in Building Enclosures
Why the Enclosure Leaks Water When it’s Not Raining
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The Art of Terra Cotta & Color
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Specifying Aluminum High-Performance Windows and Doors
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Building Resiliency in Healthcare Spaces
Resiliency strategies and designing for adaptability to improve patient outcomes
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Complementary Systems: Innovative Design Strategies for Steel-Timber Hybrid Buildings
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The Rise of Ceramics in Today’s Post-Pandemic Society
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How Do Roofs Defend Against Hail Damage?
Designing for the Impacts of Very Severe Hail on Low-Slope Roof Assemblies
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Speed is the New Green
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Contending with Corrosion in Metal Exteriors
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Do-No-Harm Design
Maximal products that minimize risk for healthcare facilities
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Passive House and Embodied Carbon
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Wood in Architecture: Education Design
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Designing Interiors with a Full Palette of Choices
Consider all the options for creative results
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Hospital Privacy Curtains
Key considerations for patient comfort and healing while weighing operational efficiencies
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Architectural Louvers Breathe New Life into the Room
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Architectural Record’s Women in Architecture Forum & Awards
Celebrating Women's Design Leadership
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A Planning Guide for Accessible Restrooms
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Water Leak Detection in Commercial Buildings
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Accessibility in Toilet Rooms - The Why, What and How of Universal Design
Inclusive architecture so everyone can live a fulfilling life on a level playing field
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Insulated Metal Panels and the Protective Barrier Concept
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Enduring Metal
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Multifamily Buildings with Multiple Design Criteria
Balancing user desires, operational needs, performance, and design
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Testing and Specifying Metal Roofs in High Wind Areas
By verifying the roofing systems pass key wind-related tests and carefully following product manufac...
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The Advantages of Drywall Grid
Why care about drywall grid on your project?
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Climate-Positive Development
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Effective Communication, Coordination, and Collaboration in BIM
Streamlining project workflows with new and improved digital tools
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Having It All
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Hospitable Healthcare Spaces
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Healthcare Environments Are Looking Up
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Stone Wool Ceiling Tiles in Healthcare
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Giving Elevators a Lift
Cab interior Retrofits in Major Projects
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The Ins and Outs of Architectural Glass Design
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All About Glass & Metals: Guide for Architects
The High-Performance Façade Equation
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The Foundation of Durability
The next innovation in crawl-space ventilation
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Less Is More Sustainable: Taking a Pre-engineered Approach to Reducing Embodied Carbon
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Maximizing Returns in Real-Time
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The Future Is Factory Built: The Ins and Outs of Off-Site Construction
Prefabrication and factory-built systems are allowing architects and designers to achieve efficienci...
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Building for Now, Building for the Future
How enhanced concrete offers solutions for construction challenges and achieves aesthetic
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Supporting Performance While Saving Energy
Designing solar shades to cultivate occupant well-being and promote whole building function
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Hearing the Future
The role of stone wool acoustical tiles for innovative IEQ design
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Sound Experiences in Buildings
Using principles of acoustics in products and materials for better designs.
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It’s a Material Thing
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Defense Against Mold: Antimicrobial Coatings
Choosing the Right Prevention for Growth
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Why Heavy Timber Is the Future of Design and Construction
The Evolution of a Proven Building Method
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Pursuing a Circular Economy
Understanding how materials, design, and planning can increase sustainability
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Sustainability in Action: Working Towards 2030 Climate Goals
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Vertical School Expansions
Nowhere to Go but Up: Schools on tight urban sites are raising the roof.
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Climate Justice
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Terrazzo’s Comeback–It’s Not Just for Floors
Emerging from its Art Deco and mid-century popularity, new and exciting terrazzo designs have burst ...
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Appealing and Long-Lasting Hospitality and Retail Design
Design doesn’t need to suffer in order to achieve performance
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Building Envelope Auditing—Let’s Get Started
The time is now for non-residential energy conservation
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Digitally Crafting a Box of Trees: Squam Lake House Case Study
Practical use of digital tools for otherwise impractical ideas
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Linear Drain Systems for Barrier-Free Bathrooms and Wet Rooms
Streamlined shower design feature offers sophistication and sanitation
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Architectural Linear Drains for Indoor and Outdoor Use
Different product offerings suit many situations beyond bathrooms
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Sealing the Envelope
Designing high-performance building envelopes with expansive glass spans
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Sustainability and Green Design
Specifying high-performing paints for building longevity
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Great Design Begins with Color
Let’s discuss color and material choices in interior architectural design
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Colored by Design
The use of color in architectural practice can set the tone for the entire project.
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Designing for Life, From the Inside Out
These projects demonstrate a range of interior designs to meet modern lifestyles and needs.
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The Science of Visible Light and Its Impact on Paint Specification
A foundational understanding of how artificial and natural lighting affect paint color
Three Approaches to Non-Residential Interior Design
A restaurant, a library and an office building and their unique interiors
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Inventive Interiors Take a Global Spin
Award-winning projects shine a spotlight on the best, most well-designed interiors from around the w...
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Comfort Meets Creativity: Designing for Wellness and Longevity with Sustainable Products and Cool Color Trends
Good interior design increasingly means enhancing well-being and user experience through innovative ...
Sponsored by Benjamin Moore
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High-Performance Glass Solutions
A systems approach to efficient building envelopes
Sponsored by National Glass Association
State of the Art of Insulating Concrete Forms
An inside look at the cutting-edge design strategies and high-performance solutions that come with l...
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Specifying the Right Surface Material
Selecting between different laminated or veneer products depends primarily on the project conditions
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Fit To be Clad
Evaluating, selecting, and pricing architectural metal cladding systems
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Fighting Fires and Saving Lives in Large, Single-Story, Undivided Buildings
A closer look at the need to incorporate automatic smoke vents into these designs
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3-D Printed Houses
The Fine Print: Will additive manufacturing technology revolutionize residential design and construc...
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Traditional vs. Innovative WRB/AB Approach
How does a single-source system approach add value
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Resilient Flooring and Sustainability: Environmental, Health, and Social Impacts
The importance of utilizing a multi-attribute approach in the selection of resilient flooring
Sponsored by Resilient Floor Covering Institute
The Collision of AGILE and MESSY
Transforming learning through physical space
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Designing Breathable Interiors: Enhancing Health and Wellness Through Indoor Air Quality
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Blueprint for Wellness: Building for Good Health
Incorporating healthy building and sustainable practices is at the heart of good design
Sponsored by Rockfon
Designing Smarter Places of Learning
Considerations for efficient design of learning environments using structural steel
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ADA-Friendly Modular Construction
How off-site fabrication leaves room for accessibility, affordability and design ingenuity
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Green Roofs: Integrating Blue and Gray into Green
Vegetation is only part of an ideal green roof system. Learn to maximize rainwater retention while m...
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The Many Benefits of Barrier-Free Showers
Explore the nuances of and best practices for creating these trending shower spaces
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At the Roof Edge: Water, Air, Thermal, and Vapor Control
"Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can't see from the center." - Kurt Vonnegut
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Optimizing Daylight in Different Buildings
Not all buildings are the same, and neither are their daylighting solutions
Sponsored by Kalwall® Corporation
Sponsored by Kalwall® Corporation
Concrete Impacts
How life-cycle assessments (LCAs) of buildings help reduce carbon footprint
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Firm Climate Commitments
The Conversation: How to talk to clients about ambitious environmental targets and get their buy-in.
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Transforming Outdoor Spaces: Placemaking
Some new products help create better results
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Evolving the Concrete Jungle
How low-carbon concrete is helping the construction industry combat climate change
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Prioritizing Well-Being for a Healthier Built Environment
These projects show what can happen with a focus on well-being
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Your Architecture Firm is Leaking Money
How to identify losses and plug the holes
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Three Hot Topics in Commercial Bathroom and Shower Design
ADA Compliance, the Rise of Modular and Overcoming Field Problems
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More than Just Code
ADA and Accessibility Considerations for Inclusive Design
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Sign of the Times
ADA compliance as an element of design for commercial spaces
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Advanced Sustainability Potential Using Metal Building Systems
Sustainability and affordability come together using available technology
Sponsored by Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA)
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Beyond Flexible
How ceiling baffles are providing innovative solutions for healthier, more well-designed spaces
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How to Specify Seamless Acoustical Ceilings
New options provide architects improved acoustics without sacrificing aesthetics
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Negative Emissions
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The Intelligent Scale Solution – Template Assisted Crystallization
A Sustainable Solution to Hard Water Scale
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Water Safety and Backflow Prevention
Protecting drinking water, conserving water resources, and providing resilience to all buildings
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Multifamily Housing Trajectory: Current and Future Design Trends
Integrated design solutions meet the challenges of a growing multifamily housing market
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Common Expansion Joint Field Problems
Reducing Jobsite Callback Headaches and Costly Rework
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Reimagining Restrooms for Human Health & Wellness
Evolving design expectations in the COVID-19 era
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Cold-Formed Steel Panelized Systems
A panel discussion of successful projects utilizing offsite construction & panelized systems of cold...
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Biophilic Design in Action
Indoor Gardens with Preserved Plants
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Durability by Design
Slowing the hands of time to keep buildings looking new
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Embodied Carbon & Adaptive Reuse
Carbon Calculus: Architects reduce embodied emissions by revamping existing structures instead of bu...
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Unique and Affordable Multifamily Concepts
These projects set a high bar for affordable multifamily housing.
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Integrated Water-Intrusion Management Solutions for Multifamily Properties
Single-source products for various facade options
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Adventures in Multi-Family Design: A Global Perspective
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Creating Community: Meeting the Many Goals of Multi-Family Projects
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Updated School Design in a Post-Pandemic World
Strategies for addressing ongoing and emerging needs
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Not Quite Your Grandfather's Steel
High-strength A913 in today's green construction
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Recurring Field Installation Issues with Air Barriers
When it Feels like Groundhog Day
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Floodproof Window Systems and Glass Flood Walls
Passive systems provide superior design options
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Beyond Function: Designing with Exterior Glass Doors to Improve Well-Being
Current products offer exciting choices in design, style, and performance
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Inside Acoustic Comfort
The importance of acoustics on indoor environmental quality
Climate Adaptation
Risk Management: Designers create learning environments that respond to the threats of a warming pla...
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Making Transitions: Keeping Air and Water Barriers Continuous
Integrated sheathing solutions help streamline detailing and installation
Sponsored by Georgia-Pacific Building Products
The Evolution of Water-Resistive and Air Barriers in Commercial Building Envelope Construction
Understanding Integrated Sheathing + WRB-AB System Solutions
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Integral Sheathing Solutions for Multi-Family Projects
High-performance and code compliance come easy with integrated WRB/AB sheathing solutions
Sponsored by Georgia-Pacific Building Products
Sponsored by Georgia-Pacific Building Products
Designing Modern Wood Schools
How to create high-performance structures that are also cost effective
Sponsored by Think Wood
The Impact of Wood Use on North American Forests
Can specifying wood for buildings contribute to forest sustainability?
Sponsored by Think Wood
Back to Nature
How wood interiors welcome workers and give new generations a space to call home
Sponsored by Think Wood
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Cladding Safety with Metal Composite Material (MCM) and the NFPA 285-19
Faced with an updated test protocol for fire propagation, metal composite material cladding is passi...
Sponsored by Metal Construction Association's Metal Composite Material (MCM) Alliance
How New Barrier Technology Addresses Multifamily and Light Commercial Projects
Against the Wind and Other Weather
Sponsored by Alpha Pro Tech
New Acoustical Options in Specialty and Seamless Ceiling Systems
Designing for acoustics no longer means sacrificing aesthetics
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
Putting People First
Create confidential spaces and take speech privacy to the next level
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
A Holistic and Comprehensive Approach to Wellness
Theory and Practice Come Together in Design
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
Back to the Office: Making the Workspace Healthy and Appealing
How to improve worker satisfaction and productivity with enhanced indoor environmental quality
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
Artificial Intelligence
Get Smart: Though still a nascent technology, AI promises to transform the design process and the bu...
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Keeping the Flame Away
How fire-resistant stone wool provides occupant safety
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Stone Wool
How natural materials provide durability
The Sound of Comfort
How stone wool can support occupant well-being through better acoustics
Climate Control and Efficiency
The true value of R-value in stone wool insulation
Moisture Management Fundamentals
Design considerations for robust wall assemblies in residential, multi-family, mix-use, and light co...
Sponsored by TAMLYN
Adaptive Reuse of Commercial Spaces: Curtain Wall Solutions
Contemporary facade strategies help make these buildings reliable and resilient investments under to...
Sponsored by The Ornamental Metal Institute of New York
Green Certifications for Multifamily Construction
A comparison of the three most popular national green certifications
Sponsored by Huntsman Building Solutions and TAMLYN
A New Approach to Acoustics
Using sound masking as a design platform
Sponsored by LogiSon Acoustic Network
STUCCO: Rainscreen, Codes and Standards
Exploring the History and Future of Moisture Management Regarding Cement Plaster
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Architectural Excellence with Insulated Metal Panels
Insulated metal panels offer environmental benefits, ease of installation, and potential for high de...
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Speed Is the New Green
Advanced Fundamentals for High-Performance Doors
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Advancements in Cladding Support Systems
Design + Performance
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Automated Parking Systems Demystified
Answering the Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How Questions about this Innovative Technology
Sponsored by Westfalia Technologies, Inc.
Blending Aesthetics and Sustainable Design Through Facades
Creating balance between beauty and function
Sponsored by 3A Composites USA, Inc., Cosentino, Endicott Clay Products, Hofmann Facades Group, Inpro, Neolith®, Vitro Architectural Glass
How To Eliminate Flooring Failures
Never pay for remediation again
Sponsored by SINAK
Choosing and Applying the Ideal Resinous Floor
What you need to know to deliver the best designed floor for the job.
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How Distinctive Glass Designs Boost Learning Environments
Creative use of glass achieves design aesthetics and functionality that no other material can
Sponsored by Guardian Glass
Bird-friendly Glass Solutions
Understanding the fundamentals of safe design
Sponsored by Guardian Glass
Balancing Fire and Energy Code Requirements in Exterior Walls
Exploring options for exterior wall designs with insulation that is consistent with codes and the te...
Sponsored by ROCKWOOL
Resilient Flooring & Materiality
Transparency, Product Service Life & Performance
Sponsored by Resilient Floor Covering Institute
Sponsored by National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association, Inc.
Designing and Building for High-Density
Timber Case Studies that Accommodate a Shifting Nation
Sponsored by Think Wood
Sponsored by Schindler Elevator Corporation
Sponsored by Vectorworks, Inc.
Sponsored by New Millennium Building Systems
Resilient Buildings that Bounce Back
Design strategies to help buildings withstand climate-related and other severe events
Sponsored by Ambico Limited, Inpro Corporation, and PROPANE Energy for Everyone
Wind Load Innovations
Performance-based wind designs for tall structures
Sponsored by Construction Specialties
Roofs for Cold Storage Buildings
Building science and construction (methods/types) come together in cold storage buildings. The uniqu...
Sponsored by GAF
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Magnesium Oxide (MgO) Floor and Wall Panels for Multifamily Buildings
A streamlined approach to achieve better acoustics and fire resistance
Sponsored by EXACORTM MgO Board
Commercial Flooring from a New Point of View
How the pandemic has led the flooring industry to new strategies in health, education and corporate ...
Sponsored by Mohawk Group
Design as Nature Intended
Using Skylights to Enhance Wellness Holistically Where We Learn, Work, and Recover
Sponsored by VELUX Commercial, a division of VELUX America LLC
Retrofitting for Energy Savings and Health Concerns in Today’s Climate
Introduction to Existing Building Retrofits
Sponsored by PROSOCO, Inc.
Sponsored by Architectural Record’s 2021 Innovation Conference
The Many Uses of Ceramic Tile in Multifamily Projects
Versatility, durability, and visual appeal contribute to increased use
Sponsored by Emser Tile and Natural Stone
Architecture & Terracotta Cladding
Detailing the science and sustainability of terracotta rainscreen and sunscreen systems.
Sponsored by Terreal North America
Sponsored by Architectural Record’s Women in Architecture Forum & Awards
Keeping Up With the Latest Ceramic Tile and Natural Stone Trends
New options offer a diverse palette but require great care when specifying
Sponsored by Coverings 2023
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
Renovate It Forward:  Piloting New Workplace Designs from the Top Down
Putting design principles for health and wellness into practice in a Living Lab
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
Top Five Tips for Successful Daylighting Design
Equip every project to meet its own unique performance goals
Sponsored by Lutron Electronics
Experiential Graphic Design
Immaterial Material: Digital media give architects a powerful tool for transforming the experience o...
Architectural Record
Architecting Change
Design Strategies for a Healthy, Resilient, Climate-Smart Future
Sponsored by Think Wood
Multi-Family, Mid-Rise Wood Buildings
A code-compliant, cost-effective and sustainable choice
Sponsored by Think Wood
Achieving Sustainability Goals Through Materials and Design
Specifying earth-friendly materials as part of a systems approach
Sponsored by ASI Group, Neolith, PABCO Gypsum, and Vectorworks, Inc.
Spinach Ice-Cream for Architects
How to Have Fun while Keeping Your Firm Healthy
Sponsored by BQE Software
Rethinking Acoustics
Understanding ‘silence’ and ‘quiet’ within the built environment
Sponsored by LogiSon Acoustic Network
Accommodating Movement in Building Design
Mastering the Physical Movement of Earth’s Elements Around the Built Environment
Sponsored by Construction Specialties
Adhesives in Single-Ply Roofing Systems
A Sticky Situation in Single-Ply Roofing
Sponsored by GAF
Sponsored by ICP Building Solutions Group
Sustainability and Beyond
How resilient flooring has become a powerful technology for health, safety and well-being
Sponsored by Mohawk Group
Post-Pandemic Floors
Commercial spaces are making big changes when it comes to high-performance, flexible flooring design...
Sponsored by Mohawk Group
Growing Diversity in the Flooring and Building Industries
From the national to the local level, efforts are being made to foster a more diverse workforce
Sponsored by Mohawk Group
What is Underfoot Matters
How flooring products deliver IAQ, wellness and health
Sponsored by Mohawk Group
High Pressure Laminate: A Sustainable Choice
Durability, certified wood content, and high post-consumer recycled content make HPL an ideal produc...
Sponsored by Wilsonart
Sponsored by the National Tile Contractors Association
Sponsored by Coverings 2023
Firestopping, Soundproofing & Structural Movement
The Writing Is on the Wall Joints
Sponsored by Trim-Tex, Inc.
Sponsored by Unreal Engine | Architecture
Sponsored by Architectural Record’s 2021 Innovation Conference
Sponsored by Architectural Record’s 2021 Innovation Conference
Border Lines: Inventive Refugee Housing
Unwalling Citizenship: Building Communities Along the Border
Sponsored by Architectural Record’s 2021 Innovation Conference
Sponsored by Architectural Record’s 2021 Innovation Conference
Sustainability at the Urban Scale
We are All Astronauts
Sponsored by Architectural Record’s 2021 Innovation Conference
Sponsored by Architectural Record’s 2021 Innovation Conference
Sponsored by Architectural Record’s 2021 Innovation Conference
Sponsored by Architectural Record’s 2021 Innovation Conference
Sponsored by Architectural Record’s 2021 Innovation Conference
Sponsored by Architectural Record’s 2021 Innovation Conference
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
Feel-Good Architecture Delivers Daylight and Views
Occupants feel good inside when they can see outside—these state-of-the-art projects illustrate ho...
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
Well-Lit for Well-Being in Hospitals
Designing lighting & controls in healthcare
Sponsored by Lutron Electronics
Sponsored by Huntsman Building Solutions and SOPREMA
Using the Healing Effects of Nature in Healthcare Design
These projects use access to nature as part of the healing process
Sponsored by ROCKFON
Giving Elevators a Lift
Cab interior retrofits in major projects
Sponsored by Inpro
Designing Efficient Multifamily Housing
Strategies to improve energy performance, construction efficiency, and operations
Sponsored by CRL, Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US (METUS), and Tamlyn
Natural Materials in Biophilic Design
In creating a direct connection to nature, wood ceilings and wall systems can boost occupant health,...
Sponsored by CertainTeed Architectural
Advanced Threats Met with Advanced Technology
How breakthroughs in weather-resistant barriers can improve occupant well-being in all climates
Sponsored by TYPAR
Sponsored by VELUX Commercial, a division of VELUX America LLC
Aluminum vs. Wood Window and Door Systems in Contemporary Home Design
A comprehensive look into the perspectives, perceptions and realities
Sponsored by Western Window Systems
Architectural Record
Landscape Architecture: Design Ideas for “Taking It Outside”
Materials and strategies for creating safe and comfortable outdoor experiences
Sponsored by Bison Innovative Products and Humboldt Sawmill Company
Sponsored by Think Wood
Sponsored by Knight Wall Systems and Trufast
Multiple Aspects of Multifamily Projects
Addressing the big picture and the details for successful projects
Sponsored by Inpro
Security from A to Z
Designing for Preparedness
Sponsored by CornellCookson
To Code...and Beyond
Using insulated metal panels to future-proof buildings
Sponsored by Metal Construction Association, IMP Funders Group
Individual Parts Bring a Greater Whole
A primer on MCMs
Sponsored by Metal Construction Association
Protecting the Core of MCMs
How skins and finishes make metal composite materials visually and functionally strong
Sponsored by Metal Construction Association
The Overachieving Qualities of Metal Composites
A sustainable solution for climate change integrates solar with insulated metal panels
Sponsored by Metal Construction Association
Sponsored by Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA)
Sponsored by Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc.
Pergolas: The Perfect Complement to Any Outdoor Room
Providing shelter and protection while allowing users to enjoy sunshine, cool breezes, and nature
Sponsored by Walpole Outdoors
Windows to the World
Going big with operable glass walls
Sponsored by Western Window Systems
The Post-COVID Workplace
Rethinking the Office: Research can guide architects in designing for flexibility and creativity
Architectural Record
Sustainable Design and the Cost of Healing
Ensuring efficiency, health, safety, and welfare at the systems level
Sponsored by ASI Group, CRL, Inpro, and New Millennium Building Systems
Sponsored by Huntsman Building Solutions
Making Healthcare Buildings Healthier
Taking care of those who work and use healthcare facilities.
Sponsored by ROCKFON
Acoustics in Healthcare Environments
An introduction to the acoustical issues commonly confronted on healthcare projects
Sponsored by ROCKFON
The Intersection of Design and Current Events: The Urgency of Now
Architects address the current issues of diversity and COVID-19
Sponsored by ROCKFON
How the Pandemic is Shifting Designer Focus to Healthcare
Read about ways the profession is morphing, along with the rest of the world.
Sponsored by ROCKFON
High Design/Low Carbon<sup>™</sup> Residential Design
Environmentally responsible design, construction and operation
Sponsored by Vectorworks, Inc.
Anatomy of a Tension Structure
The process of designing and building a tension structure
Sponsored by PFEIFER Structures
In Pursuit of Acoustical Equity
Controlling the properties of sound within the built environment
Sponsored by LogiSon Acoustic Network
Sponsored by Telling Industries
Achieving Better Acoustics and Fire Resistance for Multifamily Buildings with  Magnesium Oxide (MgO) Floor and Wall Panels
A streamlined approach to achieve better acoustics and fire resistance
Sponsored by EXACORTM MgO Board
What Is in the Contract?
A successful automatic parking system (APS)—and the document that made it happen
Sponsored by Robotic Parking Systems, Inc.
Weathering the Storms: How PVF Film Technology Preserves and Elevates Building Exteriors
In an accelerated and real-time test, PVF film proves a multitude of aesthetic and structural benefi...
Sponsored by DuPont™ Tedlar®
3-D Printing: Beyond the Prototype
Architects and designers take additive manufacturing to a new level
Architectural Record
Architectural Record
Zero Energy Houses
In Pursuit of Zero: A trio of projects in different climates and settings offers insights for living...
Architectural Record
The New Benefits of Designing with BIM
Improve productivity, safety, creativity, and collaboration with the new tools and enhanced function...
The Future is BIM
How intelligent workflow can revolutionize the AEC industry
Digital Tools for Architects: Opportunities and Challenges
Digital tools are enabling advanced designs and unprecedented opportunities for collaboration despit...
Architects Who Walk the Walk
How Architects are using their own spaces to demonstrate their design philosophies
Capturing New Markets
How architects are expanding their practices beyond traditional architectural design services
Health and Safety in Hospitality and Retail
Designing public places in a post-pandemic world
Sponsored by Bison Innovative Products, CornellCookson, Mitsubishi Electric, and Tamlyn
Sustainable, Cost-Effective Renovations Using Terrazzo
Minimize demolition and optimize durability
Sponsored by National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association (NTMA)
Fundamentals of the Structural Deck
Where All Roof Systems Begin
Sponsored by Armstrong and FiberTite
Wind Design for Roof Systems and ASCE 7
Changes to the most recent version of the industry’s wind design standard are having an effect on ...
Sponsored by GAF
Climate, Carbon, and Human Health
Buildings can shift from being part of the problem to part of the solution
Sponsored by Interface
The State of Wellness in Restroom Design
Standards, Strategies & Solutions for a Post-COVID World
Sponsored by Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc.
Single Skin Metal Siding
Performance and Installation Considerations
Sponsored by AEP Span
Specialty Door Openings
An overview of design options, applications and specification considerations for specialty door open...
Sponsored by ASSA ABLOY
Sponsored by Technical Glass Products (TGP)
Innovations for Education Design Using Opening Glass Walls
Provide flexible classroom layouts that create healthy learning spaces and boost attention and reten...
Sponsored by NanaWall
Glazing for Schools
Determining the right glass solution for your K-12 or higher education project
Sponsored by Guardian Glass
Post-Pandemic Sustainable Design
For Restrooms, Locker Rooms, and Other Public Spaces
Sponsored by Bradley Corporation
Up for the Challenge: Multi-Family Housing Meets Multiple Goals
Whether meeting the challenges of COVID-19, restricted urban infill lots, or the needs of underserve...
Sponsored by Tamlyn
Extruded Aluminum Shines in Multifamily and Commercial Building Projects
Advances in extruded aluminum lead to design flexibility, lower costs and less lead times, pandemic ...
Sponsored by TAMLYN
Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Building Envelopes
Solar air heated walls, cool roofs and walls, and solar-ready roof design
Sponsored by ATAS International, Inc.
Sponsored by Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Concrete Innovations
New products, manufacturing methods, and research are developing creative concretes to meet today’...
Sponsored by Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Insulating Concrete Forms for Commercial Construction
Combining strength and durability with energy efficiency, versatile ICFs are ideal for a number of c...
Sponsored by Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Sponsored by Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Making the Business Case for Building with Insulated Concrete Forms: Energy, Safety, and Savings
Insulated concrete form construction can help ensure energy efficiency and noise control while keepi...
Sponsored by Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Pathway to Resilience
How resilience planning and enhanced building codes and standards can help protect communities in th...
Sponsored by Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Sponsored by Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Sponsored by Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
The Importance of Testing When Specifying Natural Stone
Educating design professionals about which ASTM and ANSI tests to specify for every common natural s...
Sponsored by Natural Stone Institute
Sponsored by Natural Stone Institute
Urban Agriculture
Seeds of Change: Architects and landscape architects are helping create new growing strategies to co...
Architectural Record
What’s New in Residential Design
Residential construction is not what it used to be—and that is actually a good thing
Sponsored by Bison Innovative Products, Humboldt Sawmill Company, and Loewen Windows and Doors
Taking Control: Planning for Optimum Gym Systems
Selecting the right gym equipment control systems for optimized operations
Sponsored by Draper, Inc.
Design at the Heart of Health and Well-Being
A broader approach to the buildings we live, work and play in can have long-term positive implicatio...
Sponsored by ROCKFON
Architecture and Emotions: Designing for a Healthier Built Environment
These projects demonstrate approaches to a ‘feeling’ architecture.
Sponsored by ROCKFON
Vitruvian Principles Applied to Firm Management
Commodity, Firmness, and Delight of Project Accounting
Sponsored by BQE Software, Inc.
Record Houses Live
Record Houses LIVE! 2021’s Award-winning Houses
Sponsored by Benjamin Moore & Co., Bison Innovative Products, C.R. Laurence, Danver, Lutron Electronics, Marvin, Rocky Mountain Hardware, and Walpole Outdoors
Moisture Durability, Roofing and Green Standards
A review of changes in codes, examples of roof and vertical assembly integrations, and tools to asse...
Sponsored by GAF
Magnesium Oxide (MgO) Floor and Wall Panels for Multifamily Buildings
A streamlined approach to achieve better acoustics and fire resistance
Sponsored by EXACORTM MgO Board
Architectural Castings for Walls and Ceilings
Material choices provide versatility in design for both interiors and exteriors
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
Urban Future
Street Smarts: Designers restrict cars to make space on city roads for pedestrians, cyclists, and va...
Architectural Record
Whole Building Approach to Interior Roller Shade Fabric Selections
Many factors impact building performance, energy efficiency, and aesthetics
Sponsored by Draper, Inc.
Sponsored by Armstrong Building Solutions and Soprema
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
Secondhand Noise: Can Flooring Solve the Problem?
Unwanted sound is a public health hazard that can be minimized by savvy flooring specification
Sponsored by Ecore
Green Building Certification
The Living Building Challenge Grows Up: A stringent standard for regenerative design expands its rea...
Architectural Record
High-Pressure Laminates in Rainscreen Facade
A highly durable solution with design freedom and flexibility
Sponsored by Trespa North America Ltd.
Imaging the Possibilities
Using biophilia in commercial and institutional buildings of all types
Sponsored by Inpro
Patient Spaces and Privacy
Using privacy curtains to address shared rooms and other healthcare spaces
Sponsored by Inpro
Addressing Moisture Durability and Energy Performance in Roof Assemblies
A Critical Review of Multiple Voluntary Green Building Certifications
Sponsored by GAF
Turning up the Heat on Cold Storage Roof Design
A Flurry of Design Considerations
Sponsored by GAF
Sponsored by Milgard Windows & Doors
Health-Care Flooring for the New Normal
Savvy specification helps patients, staff, and the bottom line in challenging times
Sponsored by Ecore
Design for Neurodiversity
Brain Trust: Architects engage with users to create environments that support those with a multiplic...
Architectural Record
Public Health and Sustainability Concerns in Schools
Design in a post-pandemic, climate-changing era
Sponsored by Inpro, Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US (METUS), NanaWall Systems, and New Millennium Building Systems
Using Metal Building Systems to Meet and Exceed the Energy Code
High-performance results include insulation options and improved air-infiltration sealing
Sponsored by Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA)
How Fire Sprinklers Provide Design Flexibility in Your Building
A look at Specific Application Window Sprinklers vs. Traditional or Standard Sprinklers
Sponsored by Johnson Controls
Acoustic Design for Wellness in a Post-COVID World
Addressing growing noise challenges resulting from interior design changes due to the pandemic
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
Healthy Design in a Post-COVID World: Clean Air & Wellness From the Top Down
Innovative ceiling systems can enhance the effectiveness of HVAC systems and contribute to healthy i...
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
Retractable Roofs: A Sustainable Solution
Retractable roofs facilitate natural ventilation and daylighting, contributing to healthier occupied...
Sponsored by OpenAire, Inc.
Building Electrification
An all-electric movement charges ahead in the race to reduce carbon emissions
Architectural Record
Structural Wood Building Systems
Choosing the right material for a sustainable, safe, and resilient project
Sponsored by Think Wood
Creative Building Solutions with Pre-Painted Metal Panels
Innovative products offer multiple aesthetics, proven performance, and overall sustainability
Sponsored by Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) and National Coil Coating Association (NCCA)
Understanding Metal Composite Material, Installation, and Systems
Distinguishing quality and understanding warranties
Sponsored by Metal Construction Association’s Metal Composite Material Alliance
Sponsored by the Air Barrier Association of America
Creating High-Performance Building Facades
New materials, products, and systems create better results that enhance designs
Sponsored by Azon, HOFMANN FACADES, Inpro, Neolith®, and Vitro Architectural Glass
Prefabricated EIFS-Clad Panel Assemblies
Design Considerations and Benefits of a Panelized Approach
Sponsored by Tremco Construction Products Group
Sponsored by Keene, Plastic Components, Inc., Quikrete, Spec Mix, and Structa Wire
European-Style Cabinetry: Less is More, Still True Today, as it Has Been for Decades
Using European Cabinets to Create Modern, Customizable, Fit-for-Purpose Designs
Sponsored by Lineadecor USA
Unique and Innovative Fire Rated Applications
Tim Nass, talks about the projects that have spurred unique and innovative fire rated glazing produc...
Sponsored by SAFTI FIRST Fire Rated Glazing Solutions
Wildfire-Adapted Design
Sounding the Alarm: Architects and local officials grapple with building practices and regulations a...
Architectural Record
Using Glass Wall Dividers for Wellness to Help Stop the Spread of Disease
Simple solutions for complex issues.
Sponsored by The Sliding Door Company
Bringing Green Design to Residential Projects
Innovations and alternative products support custom projects
Sponsored by Bison Innovative Products and Cascade Architectural
Women in Architecture Forum & Awards
Celebrate Design Leadership
Sponsored by Ornamental Metal Institute of New York and Steel Institute of New York
Conquering Carbon
Facade designs are key to meeting stringent New York City carbon reduction requirements
Sponsored by the Ornamental Metal Institute of New York
Your Walls are Your Canvas
Trends + Transformations in Wall Finishing
Sponsored by Inpro
The Advantages of an IMP Roof
A closer look at the thermal performance and sustainability qualities offered by insulated metal pan...
Sponsored by Metal Construction Association's Insulated Metal Panel Alliance
The Profitability of Healthy Spaces
The Business Case for Designing with Light and Air
Sponsored by Kingspan Light + Air
The Building Science of Floor Systems
Vapor drive can be just as important in crawlspace wood floor assemblies as it is in wall design
Sponsored by AdvanTech® subfloor assembly
Sponsored by Steel Framing Industry Association (SFIA)
From Architectural Record’s 2020 Innovation Conference
How Windows and Doors Can Make a House Feel Good
Designing a custom home that promotes occupant well-being includes specification of windows and door...
Sponsored by Marvin
Custom Homes: Address Design Challenges & Constraints
Whether the goal is to preserve the past or to innovate for the future, these projects demonstrate u...
Sponsored by Marvin
Modern Residential Architecture: Reimagining the Cottage
These projects strive to incorporate sustainability and emerging environmental technologies
Sponsored by Marvin
Kitchens and Baths: Good Design is Good Business
From London to California, these innovative kitchens and baths are awe inspiring
Sponsored by Marvin
Trends in Daylighting and Tunable Lighting
New strategies and technologies can bring health benefits to commercial and residential spaces
Sponsored by Marvin
The Good, the Bad and the Aesthetically Acceptable
Evaluating Proposed Equivalents to Maintain Your Project’s Acoustic Goals
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling & Wall Solutions
Sponsored by Andersen Windows and Doors
Social Justice and the Climate Crisis
Environmental Inequity: As the brunt of the climate emergency falls on disadvantaged communities, gr...
Architectural Record
Bathroom Design: The Differentiating Factor
How to help (or harm) your building’s reputation with bathroom design
Sponsored by ASI Group
Technology Transforms Tile
Today’s precision-engineered ceramic tiles can go where no tile has gone before
Sponsored by Tile of Spain USA
Raising the Bar in Elevator Technology
Elevating architecture with destination dispatch controls
Sponsored by Schindler Elevator Corporation
Successful Perimeter Fire Containment
Shedding light on common misconceptions about PFC systems
Sponsored by Owens Corning
Multifamily Design in 2020
New health concerns blend with standard criteria to foster new solutions
Sponsored by Inpro, NanaWall Systems, New Millennium Building Systems, Rocky Mountain Hardware, and TAMLYN
Introduction to Weather Resistant Barriers
A building science primer
Sponsored by TYPAR
Lighting Effects with Coiled Wire Fabric
Stunning results can be achieved by combining natural or electric lighting with coiled wire fabric
Sponsored by Cascade Architectural
Flooring for Laboratory Designs
Rubber flooring products offer more options and better performance than some traditional materials
Sponsored by Interface
Sponsored by Euroline Steel Windows and Doors
Sponsored by the Air Barrier Association of America
Health-Care Design for All
Architects and designers have many choices for enhancing accessibility, performance, and well-being ...
Sponsored by Aamsco Lighting, Cascade Architectural, and Inpro
The Anatomy of Sustainability + Resilience
Advanced Concrete Framing Technology for Eco-Friendly Buildings that Last
Sponsored by Tremco Construction Products Group
Right Flooring, Right Building
Selecting the best-fit acoustical flooring solutions for today’s diverse building portfolio
Sponsored by FloorFolio Industries
The Future of Opaque Facades
UHPC Veneer Facades
Sponsored by Hofmann Facades
From Architectural Record’s 2020 Innovation Conference
From Architectural Record’s 2020 Innovation Conference
From Architectural Record’s 2020 Innovation Conference
From Architectural Record’s 2020 Innovation Conference
From Architectural Record’s 2020 Innovation Conference
From Architectural Record’s 2020 Innovation Conference
From Architectural Record’s 2020 Innovation Conference
From Architectural Record’s 2020 Innovation Conference
From Architectural Record’s 2020 Innovation Conference
Achieving Design Objectives with Metal Roofs and Facades
How seven projects met performance, sustainability, and aesthetic goals with metal cladding
Sponsored by PAC-CLAD | Petersen
BURSI Commercial Roof to Wall Connections
Including Specifics on Cold Storage and Data Centers
Sponsored by Johns Manville
Community Engagement
People Power: Architects give a voice to those often overlooked in the design process
Architectural Record
Creating Healthy Outdoor Comfort with Structures and Exterior Shading
Innovative motorized and fixed louver and fabric structures with integrated side shades adding wind,...
Sponsored by Skyco Shading Systems, Inc.
Landscape Architecture: Creating Exterior Spaces
Materials and strategies for enriching the outdoor experience
Sponsored by Bison Innovative Products, Endicott Clay Products Company, Pioneer Landscape Centers, Skyco Shading Systems, and Thermory USA
Beyond Distance Learning and Hybrid Models
Better learning environments through COVID
Sponsored by Vectorworks, Inc.
Building and Energy Code Updates
The design of exterior walls and glazed entrances are a particular focus
Sponsored by C.R. Laurence and TAMLYN
Put the Pedal to the Metal
Metal roofing and wall systems’ longevity, recyclability, and compatibility with retrofits and roo...
Sponsored by Metal Construction Association
Insulated Metal Panels
The All-In-One Air and Water Barrier
Sponsored by Metal Construction Association - Insulated Metal Panel Alliance
Sponsored by National Glass Association
Exploring the Boundaries of Glass Building Materials
Learn how these projects push the edge on glass and glazing design.
Sponsored by National Glass Association
Architectural Record
The Intersection of Glass and Resilient Design
These projects feature glass while focusing on resilience and the communities in which they are buil...
Sponsored by Guardian Glass
Embracing the Timber Age
Suitable vapor-permeable water-resistive-barrier and air-barrier membranes, roof underlayments, and ...
Sponsored by VaproShield
Antimicrobials in the Built Environment
A Cure for What Ails Us? A look at microbe-attacking additives in building materials and finishes in...
Architectural Record
Designing for Better Acoustics
New products and systems help create quieter results
Sponsored by AMBICO Limited, NanaWall, PABCO Gypsum, and Turf Design
Performance Analysis of Aged TPO Membranes
A Real Life Field Study
Sponsored by GAF
Roofs for Cold Storage Buildings
Building science and construction (methods/types) come together in cold storage buildings. The uniqu...
Sponsored by GAF
Don't Let an Outdated Cold-Formed Steel Specification Kill a Good Project
Essential updates you need to know about.
Sponsored by Telling Industries
Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
Bio-Based Materials
Planting the Future: Materials derived from nature—as an alternative to conventional building prod...
Architectural Record
Deployable Fire- and Smoke-Protection Solutions
A closer look at the space-savvy systems delivering safe and code-compliant interiors
Sponsored by Smoke Guard
A More Transparent Shade of Green
Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) Drive Restroom to the Lead in Green Design
Sponsored by Excel Dryer
Innovative Interiors
Products to maximize the design of indoor spaces
Sponsored by Bradley Corp., Inpro, NanaWall Systems, and Thermory USA
Managing Your Firm Through a Crisis and Into the Future
The means and methods of creating a sustainable practice during and after the COVID-19 crisis
Sponsored by BQE Software, Inc.
Understanding How Glazing Can Impact Safety and Fire Protection
Specifying the right glass to protect schools, churches, and public buildings
Sponsored by National Glass Association
Sponsored by the Air Barrier Association of America
Planning for Compressed Construction Timelines Post COVID-19
Advanced technologies that help project teams speed construction to meet owner’s timeline, budget ...
Sponsored by Tremco Construction Products Group
Motorized Pergola Systems
Optimizing Outdoor Spaces in Hotels, Restaurants, and High-End Residential Projects
Sponsored by Corradi USA
Carbon Policy
Think Global, Act Local: Forward-looking cities lead the way toward a zero-carbon future
Architectural Record
Adapting to Change: Arenas Rely on Steel
Structural steel delivers the flexibility and adaptability required by today and tomorrow’s multip...
Sponsored by The Steel Institute of New York
Improving Multi-Story Building Design
Specifying the right long-span composite floor system
Sponsored by New Millennium Building Systems
Hospitality and Retail Go Green
Checking in to luxury and energy efficiency
Sponsored by ARCHITECTURAL GRILLE, Bradley Corp., Cascade Architectural, Bison Innovative Products, KOVA, and NanaWall