Find out how BASF construction solutions and chemicals ingredients help architects, designers, contractors, builders and original equipment manufacturers make projects better.
PROJECT PROFILE BEYOND.High Performance® Case Study - Tim O'Brien Homes
Tim O'Brien® Homes and BASF join forces to create the future of home building. Working collaboratively, the experts at the BASF Center for Building Excellence and the team at Tim O’Brien Homes were able to effectively evaluate costs and systems on the home, and ultimately, optimize the value for the builder and customer alike.
PROJECT PROFILE Atlantis Hotel and Casino
After Category 5 Hurricane Floyd hit the Bahamas in September 1999 with punishing winds of 155 miles per hour (mph), the five-tower, 2,300-room Atlantis, Paradise Island hotel remained standing with zero damage, thanks to its exterior insulating finishing system (EIFS) cladding.
PROJECT PROFILE Transportation Officials Weigh Pavement Preservation Options
Wisconsin-based Scott Construction Inc. performs chip seal demonstration cosponsored by Wisconsin emulsion supplier Henry G. Meigs LLC.
PROJECT PROFILE Mississippi Coast Coliseum
What makes a building stand up to the forces of nature? Again and again and again...
PROJECT PROFILE One World Trade Center - New York, New York
One of the biggest challenges in developing this concrete mixture was meeting the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey’s strict requirement for the replacement of cement.
PROJECT PROFILE BASF Chemistry Helps Restore Historic Home
The historic home needed an energy efficiency retrofit of the north side. But when the clapboard was taken down, they found rot, rodent-infested fiberglass batt, wiring problems and structural deficits.
PROJECT PROFILE The Warrington 22 story living facility
Deficient concrete and corroded rebar needed to be removed and repaired with a solution that would prevent future damage. BASF's solution was a complete bundle of products to repair and beautify the structure - without altering asthetics.
PROJECT PROFILE 100 Homes in Lubbock, Texas
Insulating concrete forms using STYROPOR® EPS help lower total cost of ownership.
PROJECT PROFILE Neopor Insulation Featured in First New York Passive House
This three-bedroom home is one of the most energy efficient homes in America and the first certified Passive House in New York State, meeting the stringent standards of the Passive House Institute® in Germany. Advanced insulation that achieves performance levels of R-50 to R-60 is fundamental to the house's performance levels.
PROJECT PROFILE The Engineering Behind the Hoover Dam and Its Bypass
The Hoover Dam, and the newly constructed Hoover Bypass, or Mike O'Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, are engineering marvels that embody American ingenuity, grit and power. Opened to traffic in 2010, the new Hoover Dam Bypass is designed and constructed to last over 100 years.
PROJECT PROFILE Deck on Cooper River Bridge in for the Long Haul
The longest single cable-stay bridge in North America features a deck overlay system with higher flexural strength and tremendous adhesion, improved compressive strength, increased abrasion resistance, resistance to penetration of oil, water and salt, as well as freezethaw damage, and an extended lifespan of 70 years.
PROJECT PROFILE Perma-Pipe Oil & Gas
Insulating the deepest subsea insulated flowline in the world with ELASTOSHORE® polyurethane.
PROJECT PROFILE Interstates I-77 and I-64 Lane Replacement
Repave a major interstate intersection and reopen it to traffic in 12 hours.
PROJECT PROFILE North American Headquarters
BASF's North American headquarters building in Florham Park, N.J., is a live demonstration of BASF innovation in action, and is an example of our fundamental commitment to sustainability. Designed to achieve LEED® Platinum standards, the building features a variety of BASF-enabled construction products that lower energy consumption and increase building life expectancy.
PROJECT PROFILE The National Aquatics Center
BASOTECT® specialty foam used as decorative and functional sound protection in the Beijing Olympics swimming stadium.
PROJECT PROFILE Project profile: Louisiana’s KATC TV station chooses SPF roofing for efficiency and comfort
PROJECT PROFILE Project profile: Livonia re-roofing
ELASTOSPRAY® Roofing System: sustainability and environmental responsibility
PROJECT PROFILE Husky Stadium, University of Washington
Pedestrian Waterproofing for Seating and Concourse
PROJECT PROFILE Acoustics control in Children’s Museum
The Children’s Museum of South Dakota, USA uses various acoustic panels made from BASF’s melamine resin foam Basotect® for sound absorption and noise control in several rooms and exhibits throughout the museum.
PROJECT PROFILE Des Hauts-Sommets Secondary School
High efficiency school justifies the additional construction cost with exceptional return on investment.
PROJECT PROFILE Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital
The WWII army hospital in Louisiana is outfitted with a new spray-applied polyurethane foam (SPF) roofing system
PROJECT PROFILE State-of-the-art research facility chooses WALLTITE® technology
When the Boston University Medical Center was awarded the grant to build the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory (NEIDL), it was known that the facility would need a building enclosure system that would greatly exceed the performance requirements of most other buildings.
PROJECT PROFILE High Performance White Concrete
A luxury condominium tower designed by famed architect Rafael Vinoly, 432 Park Avenue (the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere) showcases cutting edge design through its square geometric footprint, white facade, and repetitive checkerboard-style window pattern.