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On the Kunming Junfa Dongfeng Square project in Kunming City, China, architects
on November 17,2014 in Feature

By harnessing natural ventilation, Building Teams can achieve a tremendous reduction in energy use and increase in occupant comfort. Engineers...

A student bedroom at the College of Wooster (Ohio) capitalizes on 12-foot-high c
on November 14,2014 in Feature

In a recent workshop with 62 college students, architects from Little explored the changing habits and preferences of today's students, and how...

While the exposed ceiling look is popular in today’s commercial office spaces, s
on November 10,2014 in Feature

Although architecturally appealing, exposed ceilings can create unwanted drafts and airflow problems if not engineered correctly. McGuire...

The exterior design of the 21-story, LEED Silver MassArt “Tree House” was sugges
on November 07,2014 in Feature

Many states have cut back funding for higher education in recent years, and securing money for new housing has been tougher than ever for many...

Precast units from Coreslab Structures (left) being put in place at Valparaiso (
on November 07,2014 in Feature

Few colleges or universities have embraced prefabrication more wholeheartedly than Valparaiso (Ind.) University. The Lutheran-based institution...

Thornton Tomasetti’s computational modeling and R&D incubator, CORE Studio, has
on November 05,2014 in Feature

Without a common language linking BIM/VDC software platforms, firms seek out interoperability solutions to assist with the data transfer between...

Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons
on November 02,2014 in Feature

M+W Group's David Gibney offers his top lessons learned from coordinating dozens of large LEED projects during the past 13 years.

The LEED Gold Evie Garret Dennis E-12 Campus supports 1,600 Pre-K through 12th-g
on October 26,2014 in Feature

A study by DLR Group and Colorado State University attempts to quantify the student performance benefits of green schools.

Public Safety Headquarters, Detroit. Photo: courtesy Valspar
on October 23,2014 in Feature

First constructed as an office for the Internal Revenue Service, the city's new public safety headquarters had more recently served as a temporary...