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Rendering: Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES)
on February 21,2014 in Feature

This course, worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW, explores how to increase project value through energy modeling, as well as how to conduct quick payback and net...

on December 10,2013 in Feature

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traffic in public restrooms, these ideas are...

The newly opened UCLA Outpatient Surgery and Medical Building consists of two wi
on November 27,2013 in Feature

LEED for Healthcare debuted in spring 2011, and certifications are now beginning to roll in. They include the new Puyallup (Wash.) Medical Center...

As the first multifamily project certified net-zero by the International Living
on November 08,2013 in Feature

The 10-unit zHome in Issaquah Highlands, Wash., is the nation’s first net-zero multifamily project, as certified this year by the International...

The plan for the West Valley Campus of the College of the Desert, near Palm Spri
on November 08,2013 in Feature

Architects are seeking affirmation that the complex array of programs, systems, and tools at their disposal actually do result in more sustainable...

on October 15,2013 in Feature

Architects and fenestration experts are looking for windows and doors for their projects that emphasize speed to the project site, a fair price,...

Fire-rated glass doubles, providing visibility
on July 23,2013 in Feature

Design team turns to fire-rated glazing for interior doors to give access to natural light, patient privacy and clear wayfinding throughout the...

on June 24,2013 in Feature

Midtown Community Court, designated as a New York Historic Landmark, embarked on an $18 million renovation. However, the building’s south-facing...

on May 08,2013 in Feature

In many cases, curtain wall failures are caused by fairly simple errors that occur during the fabrication and installation process. This...

on April 30,2013 in Feature

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-compliant glazing product for every fire-rated...