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One Bryant Park, New York. Photo: Ryan Browne, Cook+Fox Architects via Wikipedia
on October 29,2014

Builders, developers, and owners are constantly complaining that high-performance buildings rarely get their due from appraisers. The Appraisal Foundation is working methodically to alter the perceived image of cluelessness in the appraiser community.

The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e
on October 16,2014

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and household products, 50 found in the indoor environment, and 33 in human blood, milk, and tissues.

Photo courtesy Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities
on October 15,2014

The impetus behind Harvard's Center for Green Buildings and Cities is what the design school’s dean, Mohsen Mostafavi, describes as a “rapidly urbanizing global economy,” in which cities are building new structures “on a massive scale.” 

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All illustrations: Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
on October 21,2014 in Feature

At the conclusion of the show, the modular classroom structure will be moved to a permanent location in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward, where it will...

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...

At Ohlone Community College in Fremont, Calif., CannonDesign, in association wit
on October 12,2014 in Feature

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the American Institute of Architects’ effort to have architecture firms voluntarily pledge net-zero...