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Special Construction systems deal with special (otherwise unclassified) structures, integrated construction, special construction systems, and special controls and instrumentation.

Title Datesort descending Author
An Information System for Component Building Jan 01, 1970 Theodore H. Myer (Bolt, Beranek & Newman Inc.)
The Role of Research in the Development of Performance Standards Jan 01, 1972 Thorbjoern Mann (University of California, Berkeley), Richard Bender (University of California, Berkeley)
The Hidden Structure of Children's Play in an Urban Environment Jan 01, 1976 Stephen Grabow, PhD (University of Kansas), Neil J. Salkind, PhD (University of Kansas)
A Procedure for Calculating the Potential Savings in Lighting Energy from the Use of Skylights Jul 01, 1977 Joseph B. Murdoch
Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities Jan 01, 2001 The American Institute of Architects Academy of Architecture for Health, Facility Guidelines Institute
Lessons Learned from Recent Damaging Earthquakes Apr 01, 2001 William T. Holmes (NIBS Building Seismic Safety Council)
Earthquakes and Schools Jan 01, 2008 National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities
Design of a Solar Absorption Cooling System in a Greek Hospital Feb 01, 2010 T. Tsoutsos, E. Aloumpi, Z. Gkouskos, M. Karagiorgas
FEMA Updates: Safe Room Publications Apr 01, 2011
Buildings, Tunnels and Mass Transit Systems: DHS Releases Integrated Rapid Visual Screening Tools in 2011 Apr 01, 2011 Michael Chipley (PMC Group, LLC), Mohammed Ettourney (Weidlinger Associates Inc.), Milagros Kennett (US Department of Homeland Security), Terry Ryan (Raytheon UTD), Philip Schneider (National Institute of Building Sciences)
Blast Safety of the Building Envelope Oct 19, 2011 Eve HInman, Hinman Consulting Engineers
Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Strengthening for Alternative Load Paths to Mitigate Progressive Collapse Vulnerabilities Dec 01, 2011 Zachary I. Smith (Fyfe Company), Edward R. Fyfe (Fyfe Company)
An Advanced Materials Database: A Gateway for Future and Secure Infrastructures Dec 01, 2011 Milagros Kennett (US Department of Homelant Security, Mohammed Ettourney (Weidlinger Associates Inc.), Earle Kennett (National Institute of Building Sciences), Bob Payn (db Interactive)
Energy Performance Analysis of Building Envelopes Utilizing Blown Fiber Insulation with Microencapsulated Phase Change Material (PCM) Apr 02, 2012 E. Kossecka (Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences), J. Kośny (Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems), D. W. Yarbrough (R&D Services)
Making Visible: Creating an Architect's Guide to Customized Repetitive Manufacturing Mar 27, 2013 Dana K. Gulling (North Carolina State University)
Design and Visualisation Strategies in Parametric Building Components Mar 27, 2013 Rodrigo García-Alvarado (Universidad del Bío-Bío)
Innovative Mosaic (2013 R+D Award) Jul 31, 2013
The Existing Plaza: Considerations for Repair or Replacement Jan 01, 2014 Lawrence E. Keenan, AIA, PE and Margaret A. Molnar-Ryan, AIA, LEED AP, Hoffmann Architects
Treating Reinforcement Corrosion in Parking Structures Mar 01, 2014 Steven J. Susca, PE, Hoffmann Architects
Karuna House : A Whole Building Design Guide Case Study Nov 01, 2014 Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences
Speeding Up Hospital Construction Nov 25, 2014 MCD
A High-Performance Rammed Earth Wall System for Cold Climates Feb 01, 2015 Rob Pyatt, Assoc. AIA, Christopher O'Hara, PE, William P. Babbington, AIA, PE, Rongrong Hu, PhD
Natural Building: The Viability of Straw Bale as a Sustainable Construction Material for the Future Apr 06, 2015 Arsenio Rodrigues (Prairie View A&M University)
An Architecturally Optimized Mono-nitrogen Oxide Reducing Modular Photo-catalytic Concrete Skin Apr 06, 2015 Meredith Sattler (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Matthew McKeever (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Katie Pitre (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Robert Ketner (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo)
Field Thermal Performance of Radiant Barriers and IRCC Systems for Attic Retrofits Apr 13, 2015 Ali Fallahi, Ph.D., R&D staff, Building Science Engineer, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, David Yarbrough, R&D Services, Cookeville, Tenn., Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, USA

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