Presenting the top 10 features and articles from 2019

Self-consolidating concrete (SCC) can maintain enough cohesivity to fill any form without significant segregation or bleeding. Our most-read feature article explored this topic more fully. Photo courtesy Hanson Ready Mix
Self-consolidating concrete (SCC) can maintain enough cohesivity to fill any form without significant segregation or bleeding. Our most-read feature article explored this topic more fully.
Photo courtesy Hanson Ready Mix

As this year winds down, Construction Canada is revealing what were the website’s most popular features and articles from 2019. Reread a favourite or check out a piece you missed the first time around.

Features

  1. Demystifying self-consolidating concrete” by Michael Stanzel
  2. Offsite versus onsite construction” by Keith Tilley and David Kennedy, P.L.(Eng.), LEED AP
  3. Passive House certification in cold climates” by Oscar Flechas, AAA, AIBC, CPHD, MRAIC
  4. Sink or swim: A comparison of below-grade rigid foam insulation moisture performance” by David Stassi
  5. The Well in downtown Toronto” by Alison Knight
  6. Polished concrete: Closing the expectation gap” by Paul Giangualano
  7. Cement and concrete, still outperforming in the sustainability era” by Michael Stanzel and Natalee Sembrick
  8. Legal Issues: The regulation of building materials” by Leo Longo and Meaghan Barrett
  9. Assessing thermal performance and resiliency of contemporary buildings” by John F. Straube, PhD, P.Eng., and Brian J. Hall
  10. B.C. building insulates interior slabs from balconies with thermal breaks” by Dritan Topuzi, PhD, P.Eng., PMP, LEED AP

News

  1. Architects propose a Gothic, biomimetic roof for Notre Dame” (May 7)
  2. Notre Dame: What was being restored before the fire?” (April 16)
  3. Vancouver’s tallest office tower breaks ground” (July 9)
  4. Nearly 80 new skyscrapers set to rise in Toronto” (May 9)
  5. Norway tower world’s tallest timber building” (March 26)
  6. Gordie Howe bridge wins P3 award” (November 21)
  7. World’s tallest residential tower tops off in New York” (September 19)
  8. Notre Dame is structurally unstable: Independent report” (June 6)
  9. Tulip-shaped tower project axed by London mayor” (July 30)
  10. Zaha Hadid designs the world’s largest airport terminal” (September 26)

Did you have a particular favourite article this year in the magazine or the website? Share in the comments below! (And all the best for 2020!)

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