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Floating Buildings
Noah’s Ark-itecture: Buoyant buildings offer one solution for sea-level rise, escalating property ...
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Water Conservation
A Thirst for More: Forward-thinking project teams regard water as a precious resource.
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Masonry Construction
Brick by Brick: Architects and engineers enlist one of the oldest building technologies to create in...
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School Safety and Security
Safe Havens: Three new schools provide an alternative to the fortress approach to security.
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Designing Modern Wood Schools
How to create high-performance structures that are also cost effective
Sponsored by Think Wood
Suite Life: Biophilic design and the hospitality sector are a natural fit.
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Sustainable Campus Development
Campuses Go Green: Colleges and universities take environmentally responsible design to new levels.
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Continuous Insulation in Framed Exterior Walls
How to determine the amount of continuous insulation required by codes, while still retarding water ...
Sponsored by ZIP System®, by Huber Engineered Woods
Overcoming Structural Floor Squeaks in Wood-Framed Construction
Finished floors only perform as well as the subfloor beneath them
Sponsored by AdvanTech® subflooring, by Huber Engineered Woods
Kinetic Buildings
Moveable Feasts: Dynamic structures with large-scale operable elements adapt and transform, respondi...
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Pushing Prefabrication: From entire buildings to discrete components, the use of off-site constructi...
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Dark-Sky Design
Designing for the Dark: Light pollution hides views of the cosmos and causes a host of environmental...
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The Architect’s Guide to Specifying Sustainable Single-Ply Roofing Membranes: NSF/ANSI 347
The first sustainable certification for single-ply roofing membrane materials includes points for de...
Sponsored by Duro-Last®, Inc.
Green Walls
The Cultivated Facade: Greenery on Buildings is gaining traction, but needs validation.
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Healthy Materials
Sweating the Small Stuff: Some molecules don’t belong in a building. Product transparency helps ar...
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The Picture of Health
A new certification system for buildings places the occupant at the center of sustainable design.
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