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To naturally heat the perimeter at Solarlux’s new administration building in the
on September 07,2014 in Feature

When it comes to cost, performance, and aesthetics—not to mention maintenance and long-term resilience—the evaluation of cladding materials and...

Set to open next month, the $75 million, 215,000-sf Kamloops Internet Data Centr
on May 22,2014 in Feature

Building Teams are employing a range of creative solutions—from evaporative cooling to novel hot/cold-aisle configurations to heat recovery...

Facebook Data Center, Luleå, Sweden
on May 22,2014 in Feature

The demand for sophisticated facility monitoring solutions has spurred a new market segment—data center infrastructure management (DCIM)—that is...

For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.)
on April 16,2014 in Feature

Building Teams must focus on a number of key decisions in order to arrive at the optimal solution: repair the windows in place, remove and...

ECO Modern Flats is a wellness-oriented apartment complex in Fayetteville, Ark.,
on April 11,2014 in Feature

Sustainable and wellness-related design strategies embody a strong return on investment, according to a report by the Urban Land Institute.

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...

Coventry University’s Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &
on January 11,2014 in Feature

When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand first. This AIA course covers brick masonry's...

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...

The dance/rehearsal studio at Indiana University’s IU Cinema, an example of high
on November 27,2013 in Feature

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the environmental, economic, and market pressures affecting facility planning for universities and...