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William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library (Columbus, OH) / Architect: Gund Partnership / Image credit: Feinknopf LLC     

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2011 AIA / COTE Top Ten Green Projects

Computer modeling was used to evaluate how to maximize energy performance of the building envelope, HVAC, and other systems. Reducing the volume & frequency of forced airflow for heating & cooling has paid dividends in reduced energy use & improved acoustic performance of the auditorium.

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As practitioners approach their 60s, many are looking at retirement options and choosing to work beyond age 65.

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On Project Delivery

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faceofaiaBetsy del Monte, FAIA, outlines how integrated project delivery distinguishes itself from other delivery methods and what IPD means for sustainability. [AIA Podnet 25:58]

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Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Thatched Roof (video)

Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Thatched Roof (video)This video of the attic space shows the tied timber connections of gassho style roofs on Japanese folk houses. [AIA COD]

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