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  1. American schools rethink building design to protect students from mass shooters

    Amid many school shootings over the past couple of decades, school districts are exploring new ways to make school building designs safer for students and teachers. The mass shooting at a South Florida high school has revived conversations around how to...
  2. Microinteractions: Building Meaningful Connections With Users Through Design

    The Agile Zone is brought to you in partnership with Techtown Training. Learn how DevOps and SAFe® can be used either separately or in unison as a way to make your organization more efficient, more effective, and more successful in our SAFe® vs DevOps eBook.
  3. HARC Awarded Prestigious LEED Platinum Green Building Certification

    HARC and its Board of Directors made the commitment to LEED Platinum from the very beginning of the design process,” said Lisa Gonzalez, HARC President & Chief Executive Officer. “Our goal was a highly energy-and water-efficient building sited in a...
  4. The University of Washington receives a new Nanoengineering and Sciences Building

    The building team included Hoffman Construction Company (GC), KPFF (civil engineering, structural engineering), AEI (MEP), Site Workshop (landscape architecture), Research Facilities Design (lab planning), and Studio SC (graphics, wayfinding signage).
  5. Building Student Agency into Learning Pathways

    In both, the goals set sounded like "create a minimalist piece" or "design an emergency room." Rubrics were given out so we knew what we were being graded on, but everything else was up to us. We decided our deadlines, where we got our information...
  6. Changes in school building design helps keep students safe

    School buildings themselves are now structured very different than a decade ago in the name of safety. Architects now design schools to have only one main point of entry into school buildings. Jim Sarks is an Architect with The Collaborative which is a...
  7. David Chipperfield Architects Unveils Design for the Tallest Building in Hamburg, Germany

    Hamburg is slowly becoming a hotspot for stunning modern architecture. For anyone who visits Germany's second most populous city, this fact becomes abundantly clear when viewing such structures as Herzog & de Meuron’s spectacular Elbphilharmonie concert...
  8. How Engineered Wood Siding Can Enhance A Home’s Building Envelope

    Improving the building envelope is a whole-house endeavor, not just a matter of siding choices. For example, radiant barrier sheathing is now a key ingredient in high-performance attic design. There are now products like LP TechShield Radiant Barrier...
  9. Urban Build Offers Quality Residential and Commercial Building Services

    Urban Build is also able to adapt properties for disabled access and offers architectural design and project management services. What separates Urban Build from other building services companies are its free no obligation quote where the company provides...
  10. Design changes for Howell School project put focus on main building

    Developers for the Howell School project have created a new design plan following comments from National Park Service officials in the last few months. Developers unveiled the new layout for the Twin Peaks senior apartment complex at a Dothan City...

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