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on December 08,2014 in Feature

High-speed rendering software, custom APIs, virtual reality tools, and BIM workflow tips were among the hottest BIM/VDC topics in 2014. 

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on November 20,2014 in Feature

Healthcare organizations are under extreme pressure to reduce costs, writes CBRE Healthcare's Lora Schwartz. Tools like Lean Led Design are...

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...

At Coastline Community College’s Newport Beach (Calif.) Campus, the Building Tea
on November 10,2014 in Feature

Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s interior designs. This course is worth 1.0...

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...

Students chill in a lounge at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The $
on November 07,2014 in Feature

University students want more in a residence hall than just a place to sleep. They want a space that reflects their style of living and learning...