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Research Submitted

Title Author Datesort descending
Smart Sun-Shading: A Demonstration of Smart Thermobimetals as a Building Skin Doris Kim Sung (University of Southern California) Nov 19, 2011
Design for the Latest Technology in Cancer Treatment: A Carbon Therapy Center Dyutima Jha, M.Arch, Assoc. AIA Nov 30, 2011
Design and the Bottom Line: Practical Patient-Centered Approaches to the Physical Environment Jerry Eich, AIA, LEED AP (HMC Architects), Kimberly Nelson Montague, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP (Planetree), Rebecca Hathaway, RN, MSN, EDAC (Temecula Valley Hospital) Nov 30, 2011
How Lean Design for Healthcare Can Improve Your Hospital’s Bottom Line Alan Sullivan, AIA, ACHA, Michael S. Smith, Sr. (Col. USAF Ret.), Mary Ann Derr, RN, MBA, W. Patrick Davey, MD, MBA Nov 30, 2011
A Sustainable Model: Creating Facilities with a Future John Barker, AIA, NCARB, Ed Pocock, AIA, Charles Huber Nov 30, 2011
Family Behavior in a Single-Family Room NICU Mardelle McCuskey Shepley Dec 01, 2011
The Highway and the American City: Rethinking a Troubled Relationship Ted Shelton, AIA (University of Tennessee) Dec 01, 2011
Prototyping a Self-Ventilating Building Skin with Smart Thermobimetals Doris Kim Sung (University of Southern California) Dec 01, 2011
Deep Green Renovation: Broad Scale Strategies for Achieving Deep Energy Savings in Existing Buildings Catharine Killien (AIA/AIAS COTE Research Fellowship 2011), AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) Dec 01, 2011
24-hr Lighting Scheme for Older Adults Mariana G. Figueiro, PhD (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Dec 01, 2011