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All photos: © Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH
on July 10,2014

BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and their surrounding micro-climates, has won the 2014 Tall Building Innovation Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

The winning design by Bart Shaw, AIA. Rendering courtesy of AIA.
on June 30,2014

The American Institute of Architects held a competition to solve the farmer's markets' biggest design dilemma: lightweight, bland canopies that although convenient, does not protect much from the elements.

Credit: Anderson Illustration | All images courtesy of Brookings Institution
on June 16,2014

A new Brookings Institution study records the emergence of “competitive places that are also cool spaces.”

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on May 22,2014 in Feature

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

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