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The William Jefferson Clinton Childrens Center (WJCCC) in Port-au-Prince is designed to replace an orphanage severely damaged in the 2010 earthquake. HOKs Thomas Knittel took inspiration from the kapok tree, a native Caribbean species that stores water internally and sheds its leaves in times of drought.
It’s not enough to copy nature. Today’s designers need a deeper understanding of environmental nu...read more
The Mona Lisa is considered a predominant focus at the Louvre.
To say that visitor facility planning and design is challenging is an understatement. There are m...read more
"Operational stray" occurs when a building’s MEP systems don’t work the way they should. Even the...read more
Our collective desire to live in cities has never been stronger. According to the World Health Or...read more
When the city was founded in the 19th century, the San Francisco Bay’s edge and marshland area we...read more
The Swallows Nest cultural center in Taichung, Taiwan, employs bioclimatic architectural elements...read more
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The increased number and severity of storms with high winds nationally should prompt a reexaminat...read more
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Landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh and a multidisciplinary team of experts in “urban ren...read more