Solatube TDD daylighting devices at La Isabela International Airport, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Energy efficient, healthy, and affordable: the predictable nature of seasonal daylight geometr...read more
Solatube tubular daylighting devices were fitted with custom-cast acrylic tubes to create unique chandeliers for the commons/media center.
Solatube tubular daylighting devices bring sunlight into the two-story commons/media space for...read more
Emery Hotel lobby with Solatube Tubular Daylighting Devices. Photo: Courtesy Solatube Inc.
Solatube daylighting systems were used to bring natural light into the lobby of the Midland Ban...read more
Daylight modeling is a tool to examine how daylight interacts with a building, and how that nat...read more
The 85,000-sf Integrated Engineering Research Center is the most important new structure on the campus of Fermilab since Wilson Hall opened almost 50 years ago. Images: Perkins and Will
Lots of natural light and hybrid labs will distinguish the new Integrated Engineering Research...read more
Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...read more
FabricAir’s ceiling-hung fabric duct and Ellumi Lighting’s bacteria-killing lights are among the...read more
The way an office is designed can be a big factor in the productivity of workers who fall within the range of neurodivergent cognition, according to a new HOK report. Images: HOK
Emphasizing inclusion and choice is a key component.
Saint Gobain's North American headquarters in Malvern, Pa., was designed to provide higher levels of acoustical comfort for its employees. Image: Saint Gobain
The building products giant gauges its employees’ perceptions of old and new headquarters environ...read more
Phatom 5000 from Tubelite, SolaMaster 300 from Solatube, and Fallbrook XL Series from C.R. Lauren...read more
The Tidewater Joint-Use Library, Virginia Beach, Va., has an angled “daylight harvester” that runs its length to maximize available sunlight. Photo: Jeff Goldberg/ESTO, courtesy Carrier Johnson+Culture
To some project teams, “daylighting” means using glass area to admit direct sunlight, period....
The Net Zero Plus Electrical Training Institute in Los Angeles expects to consume 51% less energy and produce 1.25 times the energy it uses, thanks to a $15.5 million retrofit. Image courtesy of NZP ETI.
The goal of the Net Zero Plus Electrical Training Institute is for this structure to become a mod...read more
Photo Credit: Nick Merrick
The Exploratorium at Pier 15 in San Francisco and the West Branch of the Berkeley Public Library...read more
Christ Hospital's Mt. Auburn, Ohio, campus brings orthopedic and spine care under one roof in a building whose design emphasizes daylighting and wellness. The Building Team on this Center, which opened last fall, included Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (architect, interior designer, SE and CE, enviromental graphics, and LEED consultant), Fosdick & Hilmer (MEP), Champlin Architecture (local architect), THP (local SE), Kleingers (Local CE), Office of James Burnett (landscape), Messer Construction (construction management). Image: @Tom Rossiter/Courtesy SOM
The opening coincides with agreements that make this center a preferred provider for several empl...read more
Solatube Daylighting Systems and fabric lanterns add brightness and flair
Dark and gloomy, the student center at Waukesha County Technical College was unpopular with stude...read more
More natural light was needed, but the project team wanted it to be diffused across large areas o...read more
The 40,000-sf library is equipped with four “cones of light,” spherical reflectors made from extr...read more
The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consu...read more
From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of...read more
Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...read more
This course, worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW, explores how to increase project value through energy modeling...read more
The curved campus will consist of four different buildings, one exclusively for amenities like a...read more
A grand atrium, reaching some 30 stories, highlights the contemporary, bright-white design scheme...read more
The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior des...read more
From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...read more