High-Performance Building


High-Performance Building

  • CHIP's otherworldly appearance belies its grounding in mainstream technologies.

    Southern California Institute of Architecture and California Institute of Technology

    CHIP has an otherworldly appearance that belies its grounding in mainstream technologies.

  • Swiss Re Building, Foster  Partners, Exterior

    Dissecting Diagrid

    The diagonally based structural system of the diagrid is becoming a hallmark of 21st-century Modernism.

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    Solar Does Double Duty

    New technologies integrate solar-energy collection into windows and walls.

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    Match Point

    Colocated systems gather multiple functions into a single structure to redefine sustainable growth in the 21st century.

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    2011 Evergreen Awards On the Boards Winner

    The Bullitt Center in Seattle, by the Miller Hull Partnership.

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    Concrete in Motion

    The high-performance unitized Liquid Wall system aims to revolutionize curtainwall systems.

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    Marking Their Mark

    The 2011 COTE Top Ten Green Projects are working examples of the power of a thoroughly integrated approach to architecture, natural systems, and technology.

  • Behind the Walls

    A look at the impact of active energy management on building efficiency.

  • NRCA’s EnergyWise Roof Calculator Updated

    The National Roofing Contractors Association’s online calculator now includes information from recent ASHRAE standards and the International Energy Conservation Code.

  • Designing for Design

    Perkins+Will offers up opportunities and insights from designing its own LEED Platinum-certified spaces.



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