The way an office is designed can be a big factor in the productivity of workers who fall within the range of neurodivergent cognition, according to a new HOK report. Images: HOK
Emphasizing inclusion and choice is a key component.
Saint Gobain's North American headquarters in Malvern, Pa., was designed to provide higher levels of acoustical comfort for its employees. Image: Saint Gobain
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Phatom 5000 from Tubelite, SolaMaster 300 from Solatube, and Fallbrook XL Series from C.R. Lauren...read more
The Tidewater Joint-Use Library, Virginia Beach, Va., has an angled “daylight harvester” that runs its length to maximize available sunlight. Photo: Jeff Goldberg/ESTO, courtesy Carrier Johnson+Culture
To some project teams, “daylighting” means using glass area to admit direct sunlight, period....
The Net Zero Plus Electrical Training Institute in Los Angeles expects to consume 51% less energy and produce 1.25 times the energy it uses, thanks to a $15.5 million retrofit. Image courtesy of NZP ETI.
The goal of the Net Zero Plus Electrical Training Institute is for this structure to become a mod...read more
Photo Credit: Nick Merrick
The Exploratorium at Pier 15 in San Francisco and the West Branch of the Berkeley Public Library...read more
Christ Hospital's Mt. Auburn, Ohio, campus brings orthopedic and spine care under one roof in a building whose design emphasizes daylighting and wellness. The Building Team on this Center, which opened last fall, included Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (architect, interior designer, SE and CE, enviromental graphics, and LEED consultant), Fosdick & Hilmer (MEP), Champlin Architecture (local architect), THP (local SE), Kleingers (Local CE), Office of James Burnett (landscape), Messer Construction (construction management). Image: @Tom Rossiter/Courtesy SOM
The opening coincides with agreements that make this center a preferred provider for several empl...read more
Solatube Daylighting Systems and fabric lanterns add brightness and flair
Dark and gloomy, the student center at Waukesha County Technical College was unpopular with stude...read more
More natural light was needed, but the project team wanted it to be diffused across large areas o...read more
The 40,000-sf library is equipped with four “cones of light,” spherical reflectors made from extr...read more
The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consu...read more
From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of...read more
Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...read more
This course, worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW, explores how to increase project value through energy modeling...read more
The curved campus will consist of four different buildings, one exclusively for amenities like a...read more
A grand atrium, reaching some 30 stories, highlights the contemporary, bright-white design scheme...read more
The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior des...read more
From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...read more
The 10-unit zHome in Issaquah Highlands, Wash., is the nation’s first net-zero multifamily projec...read more
LEED for Healthcare debuted in spring 2011, and certifications are now beginning to roll in. They...read more
Architects are seeking affirmation that the complex array of programs, systems, and tools at thei...read more
Architects and fenestration experts are looking for windows and doors for their projects that emp...read more
With budget, space needs, and speed-to-market pressures bearing down on school districts, modular...read more
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