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D+D June 2014

D+D June 2014

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Color + Design

Color Matters

by Jill Pilaroscia, Colour Studio Inc.

Whether by rebranding a property or helping to speed rentals, good color adds value.

Maintenance + Renovation

Vegetative Roof Durability: Lessons from Sandy

by Matthew Barmore, Firestone Building Products, and Elaine Kearney, Columbia Green Technologies

Two New Jersey case studies suggest that established plantings can survive even hurricane-force winds.

Coatings A to Zielnik

Fighting Fire with Fire Protectives

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Modern intumescents have advanced significantly in both fire performance and aesthetics.

D+D Conference

Technology, Ideas Frame First-Ever D+D Conference and Exhibition

by Gary Henry

Historic hotel hosts design, construction conference.

Concrete Q + A

Breaking the Repair-Repeat Cycle

by Fred Goodwin, FICRI, FACI, BASF Construction Chemicals

A new repair code helps concrete deliver on its promise of long life.



Architecture students reimagine an icon

Picture This!

The Color of Glass

Case Study

Profiles in Polyurea

by Gary Henry

Here’s a look at a few projects using this versatile polymer technology.


Lessons from Madge

by Gina R. Johnson, Editor in Chief

Materials Technology

Product Showcase: AIA Convention 2014

Preview from the exhibit hall

Clues to a Coating Failure

Avoiding Fading Paint

by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

Uneven paint at a retail store offers lessons for specifying high-performance paint.


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