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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.

Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidd
on October 14,2014 in Feature

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS failures and how to prevent them; and EIFS and...

on October 14,2014 in Feature

This course provides step-by-step prescriptive advice to architects, engineers, and contractors on when it makes sense to repair or rehabilitate...