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Design Issues cover research projects that pertain to the art and science of creating and sustaining the built environment and include case studies of projects.

Title Datesort ascending Author
Project profile: The Bullitt Center Apr 22, 2015 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
Project profile: University Center – The New School Apr 22, 2015 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
Project profile: Federal Center South Building 1202 Apr 22, 2015 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
The Role of High-Complexity Low-Resolution (HCLR) Performance Modeling in the Development of Dynamic Building Envelopes Apr 13, 2015 TIm Frank, Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, SPSU , Chip Clark, Research Assistant Professor, School of Architecture + Design, Virginia Tech
An Old(er) Fellow’s Musings about Building Envelopes and Energy Efficiency Apr 13, 2015 Andre Desjarlais, program manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Graywater Wetland Treatment for a Living Building Apr 13, 2015 Phillip L. Thompson, Seattle University, Seattle, WA.
A Critical Analysis of the Passive House Standard for the Climates of the United States Apr 13, 2015 Ryan M. Abendroth, Passive Energy Designs LLC, Saint Louis, MO
Risk of Condensation and Mold Growth in Wood-Frame Wall Systems with Different Exterior Insulations Apr 13, 2015 Hamed H. Saber, Construction Portfolio, National Research Council of Canada, Wahid Maref, Construction Portfolio, National Research Council of Canada
HVAC and the Envelope: Towards New Rules of Thumb Apr 13, 2015 Steve Kemp, MMM Group
The Bullitt Center Experience: Modeling and Measuring Net Zero Energy Apr 13, 2015 Marc Brune, PE, PAE Consulting Engineers, Portland, OR, Justin Stenkamp, PE, PAE Consulting Engineers, Seattle WA
Case Study: Passive House Construction in Kansas City Apr 13, 2015 David Hawkins, Prairie Design build, David Schleicher, Prairie Design Build
Competing Performance Criteria in Renovation and Repurposing of Existing Building Exterior Enclosure Systems Apr 13, 2015 Paul G. Johnson, FAIA, NCARB SmithGroupJJR Inc., Building Technology Studio Leader
Form Follows Function: KieranTImberLake Architects Apr 13, 2015 David Riz, KieranTimberlake Architects
The Bullitt Center Experience: The Light Dynamic -- Measured Performance of Lighting and Daylight Apr 13, 2015 Christopher Meek, University of Washington, Seattle, Michael Gilbride, University of Washington, Seattle, Heli Ojaama, University of Washington, Seattle, Weston Norwood, University of Washington, Seattle
North American Way For Passive House-Based Near Zero Energy Buildings Apr 13, 2015 Katrin Klingenberg, Passive Solar House Institute-US
Field Monitoring of Cold Climate Double Stud Walls with Cellulose and Low-Density Foam Insulation Apr 13, 2015 Kohta Ueno, Senior Associate, Building Science Corporation, Westford, MA, Joseph W. Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng., Principal, Building Science Corporation, Westford, MA
Form vs Function? Apr 13, 2015 John Straube, PE, faculty of engineering, University of Waterloo; principal, BSC Inc.
The Bullitt Center Experience: Building Enclosure Design in an Integrated High Performance Building Apr 13, 2015 Jim Hanford, AIA, LEED AP BD+C. The Miller Hull Partnership, Seattle, WA
Production Homebuilder + Passive House: Lessons Learned Apr 13, 2015 Anastasia Herk, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA, Duncan Prahl, IBACOS, Pittsburgh, PA
Quantifying Façade Performance: Advances in Simulation and Field Testing Apr 13, 2015 Stephen Selkowitz, Group Leader, Windows and Envelope Materials, LBNL
Early Phase Performance Modeling to Right-Size Building Enclosure Apr 13, 2015 Jillian Burgess, RA. The Facade Group, Philadelphia, PA
Challenges and Opportunities in Deep Envelope Retrofitting Apr 13, 2015 Paul Bertram, FCSI, CDT, Director: Environment, Sustainability, Government Affairs Kingspan Insul
Field Thermal Performance of Radiant Barriers and IRCC Systems for Attic Retrofits Apr 13, 2015 Ali Fallahi, Ph.D., R&D staff, Building Science Engineer, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, David Yarbrough, R&D Services, Cookeville, Tenn., Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, USA
Field Thermal Performance of EIFS Using Vacuum Insulation Panels Apr 13, 2015 Ali Fallahi, Ph.D., R&D staff, Building Science Engineer, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Jan Kosny, PhD, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Nitin Shukla, PhD, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Tony Fontanini, Ph.D. Candidate, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston, MA, Lawrence Carbary, FASTM, Dow Corning Corporation, Roland Serino, PE, Dryvit Systems Inc.
High Performance Detailing Apr 13, 2015 Paul E. Totten, PE, LEED AP, Vice President, WSP, Washington, DC, Michael J. Heule, Principal, Helix Architecture + Design, Kansas City,

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