As the year winds down, Construction Canada shares the most popular features, columns, and news articles from 2016. Reread a favourite or check out a piece you missed the first time around.
Top 10 Feature Articles of 2016
- Concrete Cracking Problems: A Modern-day Phenomenon?
- Sustainable Cladding Choice Equates to High-performance Building Envelopes
- Building in the Bathroom: A New Way to Build in Wet Areas with Building Panels
- Lightning Protection: Five Concepts You Need to Understand
- Drones and Construction: Maximizing the Benefits while Minimizing the Risk
- Top Tips for Product Presentations to Interior Designers
- What Does COP 21 Mean for Building Professionals?
- Rethinking the Residential Wall: Reducing the Impact of Thermal Bridging and Air Leakage with Wall Assemblies
- Dispelling the Myth of the Maintenance-free Vegetated Roof
- The Language of R-values: Understanding Differences Between ‘Nominal’ and ‘Effective’
Top 10 News Stories of 2016
- Gypsum Industry Hit with New Canadian Duty Case
- Continent’s Tallest Wood Condominium Underway in Québec
- Architecture Projects Chosen for Governor General Awards
- Toronto Hospital Wins Architecture’s Highest Honour
- Researchers Discover Cure for ‘Concrete Cancer’
- Jail-turned-healthcare Project Earns Architectural Conservation Award
- Construction of World’s Tallest Timber Tower Underway
- Halifax Library Architects Win Global Award for Danish Project
- The Inside Scoop on MasterFormat 2016
- Toronto Building Gets Historical Façade Facelift
Did you have a particular favorite article this year in the magazine or the website? Share in the comments below! (And all the best for 2017!)