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on July 17,2014

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor insulation.

on July 01,2014

The temporary pavilion for Russian telecom operator MegaFon will be wrapped with a massive digital "pin screen" that will morph into the shape of any face.

on May 20,2014

The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consultants, and engineers approach energy and comfort by manipulating air, water, and light through the layers of passive and active building envelope systems.

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The panels have rectangular dimensions, with shades of red and gray to mirror th
on June 04,2014 in Feature

The design team for the Third North apartment complex specified Nichiha’s Illumination Series architectural panels in a blend of six colors—...

Fire-rated glass floor system study area. Photo: courtesy TGP
on May 03,2014 in Feature

In implementing Northwestern University’s Engineering Life Sciences infill design, Flad Architects faced the challenge of ensuring adequate,...

The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
on April 02,2014 in Feature

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation tricks recommended by building enclosure experts.