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MAY/JUNE 2017: Table of Contents

CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE DIGITAL EDITION Features Design Trends / Commercial Design Masonry Anchors Live/Work/Play Environments Buildings no longer have just one use, one purpose. Offices incorporate elements of the hospitality industry. They embrace elements of health and wellness. Find out how commercial design is being redefined. by Jim Cook Materials / Thin…

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Free Hands-On Workshop: Utilizing Scan Data in Popular Building Applications

AEC Professionals are constantly striving to improve speed, quality and safety on the projects they execute. One emerging technology impacting all three of these areas is 3D laser scanning. FARO Technologies and U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) are hosting a series of hands-on workshops this month. One will be held on June 29 at BuiltWorlds…

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From the Editor: Acronyms: What PM Means to Me

Acronyms are ever-present in our daily lives. Readers of this magazine will be familiar with OSHA, EPA, and associations like ABAA, USGBC and AIA, to name only a few. Having just taken the helm as editor of Masonry Design and this being my first issue, I am thankful I already know what CMU, BIM-M and AEC mean. …

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BIM in the Cloud: Modelo Enhances BIM Processes

Building Information Modeling (BIM) has been around for a while, but has recently been getting a lot of attention in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. The question is, why should AEC firms adopt BIM into their workflow? By integrating BIM into their workflow, professionals prevent significant confusion down the road by focusing on performance-driven design and embracing collaboration.…

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MCAA Webinar: BIM Coordination for Masonry

The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) will host a webinar on BIM Coordination for Masonry on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 10 a.m. Central. The free online webinar is sponsored by Cad Blox LLC. The presentation will discuss the rise of full coordination for masonry and the impact it is having on the construction…

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Mapping A Building’s Memory

On the National Register of Historic Places, the Attucks School in Kansas City, Mo., was built in 1905 for a cost of $36,811. By 1950, it enrolled more than 1,000 African-American students before becoming a desegregated elementary school in the 1960s.…

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ARCOM Acquires InterSpec

Merger will provide leading specification content and advanced technology tools to architects, engineers, and the construction industry ARCOM has acquired InterSpec, the leading provider of BIM-to-specifications software, e-SPECS®. ARCOM is the exclusive publisher of the master guide specification system MasterSpec®, a product of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). “By bringing ARCOM and InterSpec together,…

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