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ON THE COVER: Geberit's Sigma10 Series flush plates, Nanawall's SL84 folding glass wall system, and Simpson Strong-Tie's Yield-Link moment connection are among the 75 Top Products for 2020. Check out the full report starting on page 21.
ON THE COVER: Long Beach, Calif's new Civic Center includes the 93,500-sf Billie Jean King Main Library, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and completed in 2019. Its interior space is organized into discrete areas that maximize square footage and enhance user accessibility. PHOTO: BENNY CHEN | FOTOWORKS
ON THE COVER: Arup and Suffolk Construction are part of the Building Team for Northeastern University's Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering complex, whose second phase is currently in the works. A new pedestrian bridge spanning five subway and rail lines provides a key link to the campus. PHOTO: TANGUY MARQUIS
ON THE COVER: Technology is expected to play a bigger role in keeping patients and staff safe. HMC Architects designed the operating room at Henderson Hospital in Henderson, Nev., with narrow spectrum lighting for infection control. For more infection control coverage, see BD+C's three-part report starting on page 30. PHOTO: DAVE FENNAMA/HMC ARCHITECTS
ON THE COVER: Christine Williamson, Senior Associate with Building Science Corporation, launched her "Building Science Fight Club" on Instagram in June 2017. As of mid-March, her account had 30,300 followers, and grows by between 20 and 50 people per day. Learn more about Williamson and four other AEC influencers in our Movers+Shapers report, which starts on page 20. PHOTO: COURTESY CHRISTINE WILLIAMSON
ON THE COVER: Contractors like Clayco use drones to scan and monitor their jobsites. The firm has 30 drones and 35 pilots. Tomislav Zigo, AIA, LEED AP, the firm's Vice President of VDC, thinks avoid-detect technology is "getting better" and that the biggest obstacle for drone use continues to be data bandwidth and processing power. PHOTO: COURTESY CLAYCO
ON THE COVER: A focal point of the lobby at The Revolution Hotel in Boston is Innovation Tower, a collage of items invented in the region. Featured inventions include the basketball, pink flamingo lawn ornaments, Bose headphones, the typewriter, and the optical mouse. The project is a Bronze Award winner in BD+C's 36th annual Reconstruction Awards, which begin on page 21. PHOTO: copyright ROBERT BENSON PHOTOGRAPHY
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This graphic is a floor plan of Gensler's New York office. The firm is studying the use of Internet-connected sensors to track things like occupancy, temperature, and energy consumption in the space.
ON THE COVER: Jennifer Osei-Abebrese-Heltsley, a Senior Project Manager in healthcare construction, known to her friends as the "Queen of Pop-A-Shot," headlines our 40 Under 40 Class of 2019, which also includes a Muay Thai enthusiast, an FAA-certified drone pilot, and an Eagle Scout whose college band opened for Gavin DeGraw. PHOTO: COURTESY IU HEALTH
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At the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, a new academic program focused on engineering innovation suggested a material departure from the typical muted yellow-gray brick campus. The 75,000-sf Center for Engineering, Innovation, and Sciences (CEIS) provides a home for the next evolution in the collegiate study of multiple engineering disciplines: biology, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, and biological engineering.
PHOTO: ALBERT VECERKA, COURTESY LEERS WEINZAPFEL ASSOCIATES