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Research Submitted

Titlesort descending Author Date
A Case Study in Reflective Daylighting Patrick Cunningham, AIA, LEED BD+C (Perkins+Will), Paul Zaferiou, IALD, RA (Lam Partners), Kera Lagios, IALD (Lam Partners) May 21, 2014
A Contextual Study for Healthy Communities in China: Towards Culturally-Sensitive Urban Design and Planning Melody Yiu, LEED BD+C (Perkins+Will) May 26, 2016
A Design-Based Approach to Collective Evidence: Translating Design Investigation into a Valid Research Model Diana K. Davis, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will), Bowman O. Davis, Jr., PhD (Kennesaw State University) Dec 06, 2011
A protectED ROOM: Design of Responsive and Acuity Adaptable Behavioral Health Room for Emergency Departments Chai Jayachandran, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C, Ryan Ramsey, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will), Annette Roehl, BSN-RN CCRN (Swedish Medical Center) Jul 11, 2017
A Simple Model for Comparing Healthcare Staff Walking Efficiencies Across Different Hospital Floor Plan Designs Jeff Tyner, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will), Sandra S. Dunbar, RN-BC (Gwinett Medical Center), Bowman O. Davis, Jr., PhD (Kennesaw State University) Sep 26, 2012
A Study for Carbon Neutrality: The Impact of Decisions, Design and Energy: Transforming Residence Life Dana Anderson, AIA, LEED AP (Perkins+Will), Patrick Cunningham, LEED AP (Perkins+Will), David Damon, AIA, LEED AP (Perkins+Will), Yanel de Angel, AIA, LEED AP (Perkins+Will) May 01, 2009
A Study of Occupant Engagement: Energy Reduction Using an Online Competition Dashboard Michael Driedger, BA Dipl. T., LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will) Jun 10, 2011
A Vision and Planning Framework for Health Districts of the Future Basak Alkan, AICP, LEED AP (Perkins+Will) Dec 19, 2015
A Zero Net Energy Building Pilot Study: Low Energy Strategies for Weygand Residence Hall at Bridgewater State University Jordan Zimmermann, Associate AIA, LEED BD+C (Perkins+Will), Yanel de Angel, AIA, LEED BD+C (Perkins+Will) Jan 20, 2014
Achieving Energy Independence: Methods and Case Studies in Healthcare for Use of Waste to Energy Technologies Vandana Gupta, RA, LEED AP (Perkins+Will) Jan 20, 2014