High-Performance Building

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AIA Design: Do Algorithms Make Architecture? AIA Design: Do Algorithms Make Architecture?

As high-performance high-rises become less Seagram and more Aqua, will the net impact may take shape sooner than we think. Read more

Architects Share Their Top Insulated Wall Systems
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Architects Share Their Top Insulated Wall Systems

New materials and novel connections enhance the performance of conventional... Read more

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Architectural Materials to Watch in 2015 Architectural Materials to Watch in 2015

Interactive surfaces, soft machines, and self-healing products are among the developments in architectural technology expected to continue this year. Read more

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National Institute of Building Sciences Council Outlines New Priorities for AEC Industry National Institute of Building Sciences Council Outlines New Priorities for AEC Industry

The council provides policy recommendations to the White House and Congress, focusing on the industry's workforce, resilient construction, and code enforcement. Read more

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Chicago Publishes Inaugural Report of Energy Use in Commercial Buildings Chicago Publishes Inaugural Report of Energy Use in Commercial Buildings

The Windy City's evaluation highlights that reducing energy intensity could lead to a 23-percent drop in energy use and $77-million in annual savings. Read more

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Designing in a Cloud: How Architects Are Using Cloud-Based Programs to Deliver the Best Projects Designing in a Cloud: How Architects Are Using Cloud-Based Programs to Deliver the Best Projects

A roundup of tools and services that architects are using to break free from company servers and physical boundaries. Read more

University of Manchester Researchers Develop Graphene Super Paint
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University of Manchester Researchers Develop Graphene Super Paint

The strongest known substance takes the form of a transparent coating in new... Read more

Outcome-Based Compliance Path Approved for the IgCC
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Outcome-Based Compliance Path Approved for the IgCC

The option lets design teams quantify a completed building's energy consumption ... Read more

Resilience for the Long Haul
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Resilience for the Long Haul

Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA, makes the case for taking the long view in addressing &... Read more

Passive Solar Vs. Passive House
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Passive Solar Vs. Passive House

Architect Dennis Wedlick, a Vision 2020 chair for Building Design + Performance,... Read more

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