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Construction Processes, Design

What is Passive House?

January 9, 2024

Via: gb&d magazine

People have been implementing passive design elements since the construction of the earliest built shelters, but the passive house concept in sustainable building design is a much more recent innovation. Since its origin in Europe during the late 1980s, the […]


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The Bridge Between Conceptual Design and BIM: A Real-Time Collaborative Platform to Optimize Building Design

December 15, 2023

Via: ArchDaily

In the ever-changing world of design and construction, the tools at architects’ disposal have remained the same for decades. With its ability to deeply understand how architects design, Snaptrude has emerged as a collaborative 3D building design tool that incorporates […]


Construction Processes, Design

Sustainable Building Design: Building for the Future

June 13, 2023

Via: gb&d magazine

Twenty-five years ago the demand for sustainable building design skyrocketed. To the uninformed observer this push toward eco-friendly architecture may have seemed rather spontaneous. In reality the sudden proliferation of sustainable design was a response to early efforts at carbon […]


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The Ultimate Guide to High-Performance Building Design

June 30, 2022

Via: ArchDaily

The term ‘high-performing’ may bring different images, ranging from a star student to a virtuosic violinist to a hard-working employee. As diverse as they may be, these ‘high-performing’ people have common attributes. A cut above the rest, they transcend expectations […]


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How Building Design Has Evolved in the Wake of Increased Natural Disasters

December 28, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Every time you turn on the news, it seems like another natural disaster has struck in some part of the world. From major floods and hurricanes to earthquakes and tornadoes, natural disasters of all types are becoming increasingly common around […]


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Architects to policymakers: Buildings are infrastructure, too

December 8, 2017

Via: BDCNetwork

America’s crumbling roads, decrepit bridges, aged water systems. Our deficient dams, underserved levees, and woeful wastewater treatment plants. For nearly three decades, the American public has heard ad nauseam about the dreadful condition of the nation’s infrastructure—from airports to railways […]


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Latest Gensler survey links innovation with workplace flexibility

March 16, 2017

Via: BDCNetwork

Over two-thirds of office workers in the United States are disengaged from their work. Eight of 10 of those workers are stressed out. So it’s little wonder that U.S. companies struggle to find and retain talent at a time when […]