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Prefabrication
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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Green Walls
The Cultivated Facade: Greenery on Buildings is gaining traction, but needs validation.
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3-D Printing
Beyond the Prototype: Architects and designers take additive manufacturing to a new level
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Building Integrated Photovoltaics
Catching Rays: A diverse set of projects demonstrates that a building's skin can be transformed into...
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Level Playing Field
A group of recent projects demonstrates that true universal design goes beyond mere accessibility.
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Moving Masterworks
Three important buildings with new sites demonstrate the challenges and opportunities of relocation.
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Pushing the [Brick] Envelope
Architects find new forms of expression with an ages-old material.
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Bird-Safe Design
Three projects demonstrate how glass buildings can be designed to protect our feathered friends from...
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Feedback Loop
With a frequent gap between predicted and actual performance, post-occupancy evaluations begin to ca...
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Adapting to New Environs
As Passive House certification gains ground in the United States, the standards are modified for Nor...
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Innovations in Glass
An exploration of how architects are pushing the limits of technology to exploit the mutable nature ...
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Reflections on Daylight
Design teams capture the unique qualities of sunlight employing innovative solutions that fulfill su...
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