Being a tree in a busy urban streetscape is a tough job. The expectations are high and the restrictions are many. For the new trees along the Albuquerque Rapid Transit line, designing a healthy streetscape meant transforming a tangle of utilities and concrete into green infrastructure.
Landscape designer Lana Idriss explains how BCOM achieved a lush xeriscape with a vibrant plant and material palette.
This presentation from the 2015 CEFPI Annual Conference provides an introduction to the WELL Building Standard, and focuses on wellness and key WELL metrics that are linked to neurological & cognitive benefits and are not typically part of design & operational discussions.
The demolition of Jacobs Hall, the renovation and upgrades to Hardman Hall, and the enveloping of the site with the new NMSU Undergraduate Learning Center make the best use of space, money, time, and other resources to deliver an exciting facility for the next generation of students.
People spend 90% of their time indoors. The WELL Building Standard provides a standard for building performance and operation to ensure that this time spent indoors is helping, not hurting. Read the article originally published in TREND Report, southern Arizona's source for in-depth insight and analysis of commercial real estate.
Author: Hannah Feil Greenhood, AIA, WELL AP, LEED AP
"Tomorrow's Workplace" repurposes existing office inventory using design concepts that are more affordable and more sustainable than building ground-up. Read the full article published in TREND Report, southern Arizona's source for in-depth insight and analysis of commercial real estate.
Author: Andrea Hanson, AIA, CID