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Industry Connect: Why great architecture should tell a story | Ole Scheeren

 For architect Ole Scheeren, the people who live and work inside a building are as much a part of that building as concrete, steel and glass. He asks: Can architecture be about collaboration and storytelling instead of the isolation and hierarchy of a typical skyscraper? 

Read More Date: Feb 23, 2016 Posted in: Blog Links Green Building Architecture/Design Tags: industry

Industry Connect: Do Green Building Environments Improve Cognitive Function?

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Most people spend as much as 90% of their lives working indoors. 

Thanks to the researchers from Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, SUNY-Upstate Medical Center (Syracuse), and Syracuse University, we may have at least one rigorous, peer-reviewed study that does show that improved indoor environmental quality can positively benefit human cognitive capability. 

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Read More Date: Feb 16, 2016 Posted in: Blog Architecture/Design Tags: industry

Industry Connect: Five Cutting-Edge Building Materials to Watch in 2016

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Products that draw inspiration from the natural world.

Blaine Brownell, architect and materials researcher and author of Transmaterial books (2006, 2008, 2010), compiled his predictions on the next big materials technology for 2016. The materials listed are not yet commercially available, however many will launch in 2016. 

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Industry Connect: New Research into Daylight Exposure in Heritage Buildings to Help Conservation

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New research into the distribution of natural light and its level of exposure in historic buildings has been the focus of recent research. The work included imaging methods to measure where the natural light falls at different points throughout the day and over several months in one particular building, with a researcher's keen eye to balance visitor enjoyment with the preservation of paintings, textiles and furniture that are vulnerable to light fading and aging.

Industry Connect: How Gaming Technology Adds a 'Wow Factor' to BIM

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The marriage of the two technologies is changing the way construction professionals and designers do business with customers and with each other. And now, it seems the combination is on the verge of changing the industry as a whole.

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Read More Date: Dec 28, 2015 Posted in: News Blog Links Architecture/Design Tags: bim, industry

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