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Lexus RX 450h self-driving car. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

David Barista
Despite popular belief, the country is not in a great age of technological and digital innovation, at least when...

All images courtesy Proving Ground.

Nathan Miller
In creating a roadmap for computation, Proving Ground's Nathan Miller likes to consider investing in the right people,...
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On New York City’s bulletin on lot line requirements – and how it applies everywhere else

1 hour curtain wall adjacent to a parking area in a private office in Valley Stream, NY. Products used: SuperLite II-XL 60 with PPG Starphire Low-Iron insulated with Low-E in GPX Curtain Wall Framing; Architect: RPF; Glazier: AMG Contracting

Bill O'Keeffe
Determining when fire rated requirements apply, the type of fire rated glazing allowed, how much fire rated glazing can...
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Altara Shopping and Lifestyle Center in Honduras

Jeff Alexander
From prismatic coatings with mica flakes to graffiti-resistant coatings to coatings with a crinkle finish, Valspar...
How HDR used computational design tools to design Omaha's UNO Baxter Arena

The new Baxter Arena in Omaha, Neb. Photo: Dan Schwalm, courtesy of HDR Architecture, Inc. Click here to enlarge.

HDR BLiNK
Three years after writing a white paper about designing an arena for the University of Nebraska Omaha, HDR's Matt...
How retailers can create spaces to appeal to Millennial shoppers

The GS&P-designed 5th + Broadway mixed-use development provides provides pedestrian and mass-transit access as well as a variety of retail, dining, entertainment options on ground level. Images courtesy GS&P.

GS&P Dialogue
Today's college students have a bit more spending power than past generations. In the third part of the The New Student...

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CallisonRTKL blog
CallisonRTKL’s Kirill Pivovarov explores how densification can lead to increased productivity and innovation in the...
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Jeff Alexander
The process has made pre-painted metals a top choice for builders because of the aesthetic, environmental, performance...
5 ways rapid tech growth can drive sustainability leadership in Seattle

Rendering of the new Expedia campus bike trails, courtesy of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (via Paladino).

Abundance: The Paladino Blog
Paladino's Nash Emrich writes that Seattle can keep its edge in sustainability by leveraging new energy performance...
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Kenny Stoner
Not having a complete understanding of what the steel line is can affect the building process, causing delays and...
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