Posted on January 06, 2014
Reducing energy consumption through energy-efficiency retrofits represents an underappreciated way to cut healthcare costs, according to the Rocky Mountain Institute. U.S....
Posted on January 06, 2014
If you had to define value engineering in a single word, you might boil it down to "efficiency." That would be one word, but it wouldn’t be accurate. The basic misconception...
Posted on January 06, 2014
Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson, PE, LEED Fellow, has been named President of the Green Building Initiative and the Green Globes environmental assessment and rating...
Posted on January 02, 2014
San Vicente Inn, a cluster of century-old historic bungalows, known as a haven for nudists and drug users, in West Hollywood, Calif., will be converted into a boutique hotel...
Posted on January 02, 2014
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District’s (SMUD) new maintenance facility, which is targeting net zero, has received LEED Platinum certification. The new 361,700 sf east...
Posted on December 29, 2013
In a CEO.com post, Andrew Miller, president of ACM Consulting, shares the seven organizational efficiency strategies he encounters most frequently as he works with corporate...
Posted on December 27, 2013
Grand Cancun designed by Richard’s Architecture + Design will be the world’s first net-zero energy luxury eco-tourism resort. Using a marine platform concept instead of an...
Posted on December 27, 2013
Rings of scaffolding will start to rise this spring around the cast-iron dome of the U.S. Capitol in Washington as part of a $60 million renovation project to repair more...
Posted on December 19, 2013
To say that visitor facility planning and design is challenging is an understatement. There are many factors that determine the success of a facility, most of which center on...
Posted on December 18, 2013
Providing great architectural services and running a financially successful firm are not mutually exclusive. It’s quite the contrary. If you are as good an architect as you...