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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...

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...

With 57 units in Phase 1 of the project, Orchards at Orenco in Hillsboro, Ore.,
on October 21,2014 in Feature

Passive House, an ultra-efficient building standard that originated in Germany, has been used for single-family homes since its inception in 1990...

The 44,640-sf Iowa Utilities Board/Office of the Consumer Advocate Building in D
on October 21,2014 in Feature
Much of the spirited discussion around LEED v4 has been centered on the Materials & Resources Credit. At least one voice in the wilderness...
Effective, fun fire-rated egress stairwell. Photo: TGP
on October 16,2014 in Feature

Among the building elements contributing to the success of the elementary school’s public learning areas is a fire-rated stairwell that supports...

Immersive cooling systems use a liquid instead of air to cool the servers. The b
on October 14,2014 in Feature

A new technology promises to push the limits of data center energy efficiency by using liquid instead of air to cool the servers.