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The future of schools: Net zero should be the norm
The future of schools: Net zero should be the norm
There is a shifting era when it comes to energy today. That momentum can be appreciated when we see the vision for efficiency and renewables and understand the impact this shift can have on future generations.
Upping the ante on indoor air quality
Upping the ante on indoor air quality
The debate around indoor air quality in the U.K. has gathered momentum in the face of an apparent reluctance by the British government to grasp the connection between indoor and outdoor pollution. The government recently announced that it intends to ba...
7 design elements for creating timeless pediatric health environments
7 design elements for creating timeless pediatric health environments
It is vital for healthcare architects to design for flexibility in ways that are cost effective over the life of the building, and to redefine the imagery of pediatric hospitals in ways that are both timeless and ageless, state the authors of a new rep...
Revolutionizing school design with virtual reality
Revolutionizing school design with virtual reality
As schools are working to develop new curricula to prepare students for a future dominated by technology, architects must also prepare education clients for a new future — one where they can explore their building designs in a fully immersive way.
To address energy goals, remember the building envelope
To address energy goals, remember the building envelope
Energy-use reduction typically starts at the light switch - but what if it started at the window? After all, your company's carefully concocted energy-savings strategy could be going right out the window, literally. A building's HVAC and lighting syste...
Design for sustainability is the pathway to a more resilient future
Design for sustainability is the pathway to a more resilient future
The sustainable design community is central to a more resilient future. This is moving far beyond protection against natural and manmade disasters, to passive survivability in the face of unreliable infrastructures and new environmental challenges. Thi...