Table of Contents Summer Product Spec Guide 2008



  • The Science of Sunshine

    New hospitals exemplify the latest thinking on patient well-being and quality of care as they relate to the physical environment.



  • Patrick Costin

    The Harriman Associates design principla talks about turning a parking garage into a state-of-the-art office for cardiologists.



  • BIM on a Budget

    Three-dimensional design for less, courtesy of ArchiCAD Start.

  • Nature That Nurtures

    Their benefits backed by science, healing gardens sprout up at healthcare facilities.

  • Room for the Family

    Labor and delivery rooms that welcome mother, baby, and more.

  • Charting Growth at the AIA Convention

    In just a little over a decade, the number of attendees at the AIA's annual convention—measured by the amount of badges printed—has grown almost fourfold, from 5,295 in 1995 to 19,950 this past May.

  • Steelcase Presents ...

    When Steelcase decided it wanted to share its vision of sustainability with the world, it also chose to make the website about much more than its own environmentally friendly efforts.

  • All Buildings—Even Old Ones—Should Be Green, Says USGBC

    On May 15, the U.S. Green Building Council testified before Congress on the potential for green buildings to help remedy global climate change.

  • Nine for All

    Adobe Acrobat 9 works with many file types, and some of the program's functionalities are directed squarely at the A/E/C market.

  • Samples

    Snippets of news from the world of products and manufacturers.



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