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For 21st-Century Campers And Soldiers, A Tent That Sets Itself Up

Published: Dec 13th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Think of it as the Jetsons meet the Boy Scouts.

UF Center To Help Expand Construction Reuse And Recycling Industry

Published: Dec 9th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — With computers now standard tools in architecture and building construction, University of Florida researchers are creating software to help with the other end of the process: taking buildings apart.

Construction Methods Help Prevent Hurricane Property Damage

Published: Sep 23rd, 1999

GAINESVILLE — With hurricane season in full swing, University of Florida researchers are in the midst of building training centers around the state to showcase the latest materials and techniques in hurricane-resistant housing and encourage their use in construction.

New Building Construction School To Be First Of UF’s “Green” Buildings

Published: Aug 2nd, 1999

GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida’s new School of Building Construction will be the first of what may be many green buildings on campus — and that’s not referring to color.

UF Researcher’s New Geographic Technology Can Eliminate Urban Decay

Published: Jun 16th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — A new geographic market analysis technique that forecasts demand for office space can replace huge white elephants with black ink for taxpayers, says a University of Florida researcher.

Garden Building To Feature Earth-Friendly Elements, Energy Savings

Published: Apr 12th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — With building construction and operation accounting for about a third of all energy consumption in the United States and creating about a quarter of all landfill material, putting up a new office building or house can be hard on Mother Earth.

Universal Design Allows Home Buyers To Age In Place

Published: Mar 31st, 1999

GAINESVILLE—Your first home can fit your needs for a lifetime, with new design techniques available to builders today, says a University of Florida housing and home environment specialist.