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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: New United States Courthouse - Los Angeles Apr 19, 2018 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
Project profile: Ortlieb's Bottling House Apr 19, 2018 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
Project profile: The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum Apr 19, 2018 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
Project profile: San Francisco Art Institute - Fort Mason Center Pier Apr 19, 2018 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
Project profile: Sawmill Apr 19, 2018 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
Project profile: Sonoma Academy’s Janet Durgin Guild & Commons Apr 19, 2018 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
Project profile: Albion District Library Apr 19, 2018 AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
Assessing the Triple Bottom Line of Alternative Window to Wall Ratios as Resilient Adaptations in Office Buildings Apr 18, 2018 Luke Troup, PhD Candidate, Northeastern University, Robert Phillips, PhD Candidate, Northeastern University, Matthew Eckelman, PhD. Northeastern University , David Fannon, AIA, Assistant Professor, Northeastern University
Energy Study for Improving Building Enclosure Performance Apr 18, 2018 Chris Norris, PE, Building Enclosure Practice Area Leader, Walter P. Moore.
Balancing Preservation and Energy Efficiency in Building Retrofits Apr 17, 2018 Rex A. Cyphers, PE , Principal, WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc., Carly (May) Wagner, PE, Project Engineer II , WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc. , Jodi M. Knorowski, PE, Project Engineer I, WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Impact of Various Residential Energy Conservation Measures On Airtightness Apr 16, 2018 Gary Proskiw, President , Proskiw Engineering Ltd, Anil Parekh, P. Eng.; NRCan , Julia Purdy, P. Eng., NRCan, Alex Ferguson, P. Eng.; NRCan
Integration of New Building Envelope Systems Apr 16, 2018 Rick Filloramo Area Director, Market Development & Tech Services, International Masonry Institute
Transparent Generator Windows Apr 16, 2018 Eric Carbonnier, PhD, Vice President of Sustainability University of Oregon / HMC Architects, G.Z. Brown, FAIA, University of Oregon
Cool Roof Rating Council: Keeping Cool for 20 Years Apr 16, 2018 Sarah Schneider, Deputy Director, Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC)
Taking Sides - Impact of Positioning PCMs at Different Sides of Enclosure Systems Apr 16, 2018 Dr. Georg Reichard Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
Deconstructing the Thermal Performance of a Window: How to achieve better performing facades Apr 16, 2018 With the need to provide daylight and views for building occupants, improved comfort, and low energy
Performance and Durability of Wall Assemblies using Mineral Wool Exterior Insulation in the Pacific Northwest Apr 16, 2018 Alejandra Nieto, building science project manager, ROXUL Inc.
Indoor Environmental Quality Performance of a Double LEED™ Platinum Commercial Office Building Pre- and Post-Retrofit Apr 16, 2018 Stanley Gatland II, Manager, Building Sciences and Comfort, CertainTeed Corporation, Ihab Elzeyad, PhD, University of Oregon
Experimental Study on Integration of Thermoelectric Materials in Exterior Walls for Heating and Cooling in High-Performance Buildings Apr 16, 2018 Dr. Ajla Aksamija Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts
Lab to Field: From Components to Verified High Performing Buildings Apr 16, 2018 Linda Jeng, M.A.Sc, DowDuPont Safety and Construction , Dan Tempas, DowDuPont Safety and Construction, Aubrey Swift, AIA, dbHMS , John Bergman, PE, dbHMS, Diana Hun, PhD, Oakridge National Lab, Mahabir Bhanari, PhD, Oakridge National Lab
Long Term Performance of Vacuum Insulated Panel Walls and Energy Use Assessments of a Net Zero Energy House Apr 16, 2018 Anil Parekh Senior Researcher, Natural Resources Canada
Durability of Water-Resistive Barriers as a Factor in Litigation Apr 16, 2018 David Nicastro, CEO, Building Diagnostics
Comparison of Metal and Non-Metal Retrofit Systems Apr 16, 2018 Vincent Sagan Senior Staff Engineer, Metal Building Manufacturers Association
Ultra High Performance Concrete Panels for Prefabricated Wall Assemblies Apr 16, 2018 Kevin Gannon, RA, Director, Program Development, TAKTL LLC
Mid-Century Modern Building Performance and Improvement Strategies Apr 16, 2018 Rachel Michelin Senior Associate, Thornton Tomasetti

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