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Research Submitted

Title Author Datesort descending
Understanding Glare: Design Methods for Improving Visual Comfort David Mead, NCARB, IES, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will) Jun 10, 2011
Perkins+Will Research Journal / Vol. 03.02 Ajla Aksamija, Ph.D., LEED AP BD+C, CDT (Perkins+Will, Kalpana Kuttaiah, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will) Dec 06, 2011
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
uPod: A Modular Living Environment for Students: The Case for Today’s Community Dana Anderson, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP (Perkins+Will), Yanel de Angel Salas, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP (Perkins+Will), Austin Poe (University of Hawaii) Dec 06, 2011
The Information Content of BIM: An Information Theory Analysis of Building Information Model (BIM) Content Mario Guttman, AIA, LEED AP (Perkins+Will) Dec 06, 2011
Performance Driven Design and Prototyping: Design Computation and Fabrication Ming Tang, LEED AP BD+C (University of Cincinnati), Ajla Aksamija, PhD, LEED AP BD+C, CDT (Perkins+Will), Michael Hodge, MARCH, AIAA, ACADIA (Perkins+Will), Jonathon Anderson, MFA, ACADIA, IDEC (University of North Carolina Greensboro) Dec 06, 2011
BIM on the WAN: Autodesk’s Revit and the Wide Area Design Problem Victor Okhoya, Assoc. AIA (Perkins+Will) Dec 06, 2011
Re-Skinning: Performance-Based Design and Fabrication of Building Facade Components: Design Computing, Analytics and Prototyping Ajla Aksamija, PhD, LEED AP BD+C, CDT (Perkins+Will), Todd Snapp, AIA, LEED AP (Perkins+Will), Michael Hodge, MARCH, Assoc. AIA, ACADIA, Ming Tang, LEED AP BD+C (University of Cincinnati) Sep 26, 2012
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
Projecting Returns on Transit Investment Kevin Bacon, AICP, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will), David Green, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Perkins+Will) Sep 26, 2012