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Algorithms are designing better buildings Algorithms are designing better buildings

When giant blobs began appearing on city skylines around the world in the late 1980s and 1990s, it marked not an alien invasion but the impact of computers on the practice of building design. Thanks to computer-aided design (CAD), architects were able to…

greenlinebenefitsinfographicjune2020 City of Calgary Council approves Green Line program

On Tuesday, June 16, City Council approved Administration’s Green Line recommendation on the updated Stage 1 alignment (from 16 Avenue N. to Shepard) along with changes to construction staging. “Council’s approval today is a pivotal step in achieving the vision of…

Charlie Derk - LeGrand Legrand’s Charlie Derk appointed to CABA Board of Directors

Legrand’s Shading and Residential Controls business today announced that Charlie Derk, director of product marketing for the company’s QMotion and Vantage brands, has been appointed to the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) board of directors. Legrand is a global innovation leader…

fire-alarm-systems Bulletin 253: Fire Alarm Early Warning Systems

Whether a newly erected or aging structure, the evacuation (or evac) sequence of operations programmed into the fire alarm system will determine the required evacuation strategies. These strategies are to be carried out by building supervisory personnel in the event of…

Video Round Up Video Round Up – June 18, 2020

Welcome to this week’s edition of Video Round Up, published by Construction Links Network. Top videos this week include a look at the tallest skyscrapers under construction on each continent as well as the Citizen Care Pod – a new COVID-19…

citizen care pod - pcl Citizen Care Pod, a new COVID-19 smart screening and testing pod

Canadian industry leaders worked together amidst the COVID-19 crisis to launch the Citizen Care Pod, a smart screening and testing pod that integrates intelligent technology within a modular design to support a safe, responsible recovery for governments, businesses, and communities. The Citizen Care…