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The Path to Designing EcoMod, an Affordable and Energy-Efficient Housing Module
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The Path to Designing EcoMod, an Affordable and...

Nearly two years after winning ARCHITECT's R+D Award, architecture professor John... Read more

This Week in Tech: Putting Out Fire with Sound, a Table Saw that Spares Your Fingers, and a Future for Graphene
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This Week in Tech: Putting Out Fire with Sound, a Table Saw...

Putting out fire with sound, a table saw that spares your fingers, a future for... Read more

This Week in Research: Shadow-Free Skyscrapers, Net-Zero McDonalds, and a New Way to 3D Print
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This Week in Research: Shadow-Free Skyscrapers, Net-Zero...

We round up the latest in materials and architectural research. Read more

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U.C. Berkeley Researchers 3D Print a Cement-Powder Pavilion U.C. Berkeley Researchers 3D Print a Cement-Powder Pavilion

The novel material allows for a precise, lightweight construction that claims to be the first of its kind. Read more

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The Not-So-Dystopian Future of Mind Control in Architecture The Not-So-Dystopian Future of Mind Control in Architecture

Columnist Blaine Brownell, AIA, explores a project by students and faculty at the University of Houston's Hines College of Architecture that explores the potential for brain-computer interfaces in the built environment. Read more

This Week in Research: Illuminating Cities at Night, Detecting Structural Defects, and a Light-Sensing Digital Eye
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This Week in Research: Illuminating Cities at Night, Detecting...

A new report from Arup explores illuminating cities at night, plus a tool to gauge... Read more

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Call for Entries: ARCHITECT's Ninth Annual R+D Awards Call for Entries: ARCHITECT's Ninth Annual R+D Awards

Enter your innovative, ingenious, and compelling design strategies, digital tools, and building products in our R+D Awards program. New this year: an online submission process (finally)! Winners are published in the July issue of ARCHITECT. Read more

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DOE and NIBS Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines DOE and NIBS Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines

The voluntary guidelines provide a national framework for the commercial building industry from which to to develop training and certification programs. Read more

Morning News Roundup: March 10, 2015
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Morning News Roundup: March 10, 2015

University of Minnesota researchers unveiled studies on social interactions in... Read more

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AIA Feature: Architecture, Big-A and Little-a AIA Feature: Architecture, Big-A and Little-a

Ethical discourse within architecture is tepid, at best. What have architects lost, and what do they still have to gain, in asking the hard questions? Read more

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