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Healthcare Environment

Posted: Aug 27, 2013

The architecture design process typically encompasses separated phases or steps leading to a completed building project. Steps may include programming, conceptual design, design development, construction and sometimes post occupancy evaluation.... More

Posted: Jul 16, 2013

The study of global best practices, together with a literature search, were used as basis for the development of daylight design guidelines for future US hospitals that meet the requirements of contemporary programs and codes. Guidelines that... More

Building Performance

Posted: Jul 16, 2013

Challenging the traditional presumption that a building skin should be static and inanimate, this investigation examines the replacement of this convention with a responsive system that is a prosthetic extension of human and a mediator for the... More

Posted: Jul 15, 2013

Challenging the traditional presumption that building skins should be static and inanimate, this investigation examines the replacement of this convention with responsive skins that are treated as if they were extensions of human and the... More