Issue Contents

April 2013

Digital Edition

Feature

Gensler's Jared Krieger offers important tips and advice for managing complex BIM/VDC-driven projects.

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getting into.

A carefully considered entry zone can put patients at ease while sending a powerful branding message for your healthcare client. Our experts show how to do it through four project case studies.

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these projects benefited from IMP technology.

Competition for grants, loans, and bond financing among charter schools is heating up, so make your clients aware of these potential sources.

If you do hotels, schools, student unions, office buildings, performing arts centers, transportation facilities, or any structure with a lobby, here are six principles from healthcare lobby design that make for happier users—and more satisfied...

To achieve the goals of sustainability and high performance, stakeholders in new construction and renovation projects must rein in energy consumption, including lighting. This course presents detailed information about lighting control strategies...

LED lighting technology provides unique advantages, but it’s also important to understand its limitations for optimized application.

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zero—and possibly net-positive—energy performance with the help of clever passive design techniques.