Sustainable Design Strategies and Technical Design Development: Rush University Medical Center Entry Pavilion

Sep 26, 2012

This article discusses sustainable design strategies that were considered as an approach for meeting the Living Building Challenge and several building performance analyses that were conducted during the different stages of the design. It also discusses technical design development and construction of a glass terrarium, one of the unique design aspects of the entry pavilion.

keywords: building performance, sustainability, simulations, building technology

Abul Abdullah, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will)
Ajla Aksamija, PhD, LEED AP BD+C, CDT (Perkins+Will)
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