Building Codes

Experts call for Stronger Building Codes After Deadly Tornadoes
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Experts call for Stronger Building Codes After Deadly Tornadoes

The effort comes in response to field investigations that documented a pattern of... More

How High Should a Foundation Be?
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How High Should a Foundation Be?

Good basic advice: keep the foundation well above grade. And also make sure the... More

New York City’s Buildings Department Goes Digital
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New York City’s Buildings Department Goes Digital

The new electronic filing system is expected to be fully in place by 2018 and will... More

The Evolution of Chicago’s Modern Architecture
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The Evolution of Chicago’s Modern Architecture

Video looks at the use of concrete in Chicago after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. More

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Chicago Concrete Chicago Concrete

The Evolution of Chicago's Modern Architecture. More

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Building Codes Report: IBHS Rates Coastal States

The building code study assesses the progress of 18 hurricane-prone coastal states along the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Coast More

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Edgewater Fire Sends Clear Message: Strengthen Building Codes

PCA advocates for New Jersey to move forward to enacting stronger construction standards More

Most Influential: The Facilitator: Mark Perniconi, Charles Pankow Foundation
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Most Influential: The Facilitator: Mark Perniconi, Charles Pankow Foundation

Mark Perniconi, executive director of the Charles Pankow Foundation, embodies the... More

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ACI Releases Spanish Edition of ACI Building Code ACI 318-14

The American Concrete Institute is now offering a Spanish edition of ACI 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete. The 2015 International Building Code references 318-14. More

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Registration is Open: ACI 318-14 Building Code Seminars

The American Concrete Institute is offering a series of seminars this year to focus on the newly-released ACI 318-14, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary. Sign up and earn CEUs. More

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