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More PreFab Passive House Options for North America
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More PreFab Passive House Options for North America

The model of sustainable construction popular in Europe is making its way to the... More

From Energy Sink to Energy Efficient: A Walk Through Window Technologies
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From Energy Sink to Energy Efficient: A Walk Through Window Technologies

In the last century, windows have evolved from drafty single-panes to... More

Soft House, designed by Kennedy & Violich Architecture
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Soft House, designed by Kennedy & Violich Architecture

This complex of four performative row houses in Hamburg, Germany, designed by... More

A Coating that Detects Defects in Concrete
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A Coating that Detects Defects in Concrete

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Eastern... More

Honda Open Sources Smart-Home Design
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Honda Open Sources Smart-Home Design

The auto and equipment maker releases nearly all of its “smart home” plans to the... More

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AIAFuture: Designing Recovery AIAFuture: Designing Recovery

Resilience is an evolving design approach, not just a goal. More

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Practice: Beyond the House Practice: Beyond the House

How do residential architects break into new building types? More

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Blacklisted from the NYC Department of Buildings, a Former Architect Tries His Hand at Green Development Blacklisted from the NYC Department of Buildings, a Former Architect Tries His Hand at Green Development

As one of today’s most notorious designers in New York, Robert Scarano, Jr., claims that he has reformed his filing practices. But is his newfound evangelization of sustainable design a convenient cover for business as usual? More

Harrison Fraker Receives the AIA/ASCA 2014 Topaz Medallion Award
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Harrison Fraker Receives the AIA/ASCA 2014 Topaz Medallion Award

The AIA and ASCA award Harrison Fraker, Assoc. AIA, the Topaz Medallion for his... More

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The White Stuff The White Stuff

Can titanium dioxide save us all? More

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