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Groundbreaker awards finalists Meet the Finalists: Procore’s 2021 Groundbreaker Awards

Procore is excited to announce the finalists for the 2021 Groundbreaker Awards. The Groundbreaker Awards celebrate the individuals, projects, and companies that impact and drive progress in the construction industry. This year’s finalists include three Canadian companies in four categories: Adera Development…

College of Fellows nomination 2022 College of Fellows: Call for 2022 nominations

Nominate your colleagues and peers for Fellowship in the RAIC. The College of Fellows formally recognizes members and distinguished laypersons who have made outstanding contributions to the profession in design, scholarship, or service to the profession or the community. Please visit…

ACI Concrete Convention transitions to virtual format

Engineers, contractors, educators, manufacturers, and material representatives will convene virtually from October 17-21, 2021, at the ACI Concrete Convention, the world’s gathering place for advancing concrete.  Originally scheduled as a hybrid event in Atlanta, GA, and online, the event will now…

IAPMO logo Download Report: Proposals Toward Development of 2024 UPC and UMC

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), developer of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®) and Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC®), has posted online the 2021 Report on Proposals (ROP) for the 2024 editions of these seven-time American National Standard-designated model codes. No hardcopy…

how to build zero-carbon buildings How to build smart, zero carbon buildings and why it matters

Reducing carbon emissions in buildings will be critical to achieving the Paris climate goals and achieving net zero emissions by 2050. Buildings represent 39% of global greenhouse gas emissions, including 28% in operational emissions and 11% in building materials and construction. Global building floorspace is…

Paris plans first ‘zero-carbon’ neighbourhood

With designs from practices including Tatiana Bilbao and Serie Architects, the development embraces the use of CLT, terracotta, hemp and raw earth Paris is gearing up to build its first ‘zero-carbon’ neighbourhood. Located at Porte de Montreuil, a district on Paris’…

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