Architectural Design News

Landscape Architecture in Boston
January 1, 2017
A career in landscape architecture can help combine a passion for design with a drive for sustainability.
Measuring life-cycle impact keeps buildings grounded in green design principles and outcomes.
August 17, 2016
With the help of the LEED Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction credit, project teams can use eco-friendly materials to design green, build green and stay green for life.
Architectural design has evolved beyond pencil drawings... Think of BIM as the evolutionary step beyond 3D Computer Assisted Design, animation and Modeling (CAD/CAM).
August 18, 2015
Building information modeling, or BIM, is powerful object oriented computer software that is helping drive the functional, technical, and economic performance of green construction, no matter how complex.
The impacts of acoustics in LEED Certified buildings extend far beyond environmental impact and can substantially benefit quality of life.
July 31, 2015
LEED encourages architects to design with acoustics, which is the science of mechanical waves including vibration, sound, ultrasound, and infrasound. 
Geckos can run up and down almost any surface cleanly, without slipping and without leaving any adhesive residue.
July 30, 2015
Biomimicry is the process of imitating natural biological models and processes, through man-made materials, structures, and systems.
Sustainable design consists of energy conservation/economy and creating spaces that are healthy, economically viable and sensitive to local needs.
July 17, 2015
Education and creation of general awareness of climate change is fundamental to redirecting the path that architecture is following.


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