Cleanrooms almost always have the largest impact on cost and schedule in terms of construction and operation for a lab project. New standards such as ISO 14644 will be voted on soon. If passed these standards may increase the impacts of both existing and new cleanrooms on laboratory facilities. This article outlines some key planning... Read more »
AREA Research, in partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, is working with the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District (ADID) to develop a system for tracking and analyzing the benefits associated with the construction of the Atlanta Streetcar.
This article discusses a research/teaching collaboration between Perkins+Will and the University of Cincinnati and a unique design studio that was initiated as part of this collaboration.
Todd Snapp (Perkins+Will),
Michael Hodge (Gensler),
Ming Tang (University of Cincinnati)
Institutions have prioritized the development of new residence halls that respond to incoming student classes who expect more privacy, social space, technology and fewer boundaries than any previous generation.
Yanel de Angel (Perkins+Will),
Austin Poe (Feinknopf Macioce Schappa Architects)
The natatorium environment is one of the most challenging environments to design and build in northern cli- mates. This is due to the large swings in levels of humidity and temperature between interior and exterior conditions.
Phil Fenech (Perkins+Will)
This article explores the various curtain wall façade system solutions as developed for the Shanghai Fisherman’s Wharf project’s iconic skyscraper.
Marius Ronnett (Perkins+Will)
This article describes the importance of the effect of heat flow and moisture on the building’s exterior enclosure.
Jean-Claude Lesaca (Perkins+Will)
This article explores a theoretical building envelope that generates energy and produces water by drawing water vapor out of the air to deliver new sources of water; it lowers indoor humidity in hot and humid climates.
Designed to meet the living building challenge, The unique design of the Rush University Medical Center Edward A. Brennan Entry Pavilion is the outcome of sustainable design strategies. This article discusses the challenges in realizing these design goals and lessons learned in the process.
Abul Abdullah (Perkins+Will)