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  |  Channel: Education, Intellect

This article explores various educational theories, research and factors that can be correlated to or have an impact on the physical spaces in which learning takes place.

By John Poelker (Perkins+Will)
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  |  Channel: Technology

This article explores the various curtain wall façade system solutions as developed for the Shanghai Fisherman’s Wharf project’s iconic skyscraper.

By Abul Abdullah (Perkins+Will),
Marius Ronnett (Perkins+Will)
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  |  Channel: Process, Technology

The “Cell Wall” is the iconic feature of the Shanghai Nature Museum and the main design feature from the initial competition phase.

By Marius Ronnett (Perkins+Will),
Abul Abdullah (Perkins+Will)
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  |  Channel: Process

Computation in architectural design, specifically algorithmic/generative design, is a byproduct of advances in software development that have enhanced the digital tools available for explorations in all design disciplines.

By Michael Hodge (Gensler)
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  |  Channel: Energy, Health, Process, Sustainability, Water

This paper discusses building commissioning, particularly focusing on capturing design intent throughout the project lifecycle. Cost-implications, benefits, and roles of agents are discussed. Tools and applications aimed at facilitating the process are presented.

By Ajla Aksamija (Perkins+Will)
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  |  Channel: Process, Sustainability, Technology

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.

By Ajla Aksamija (Perkins+Will),
Abul Abdullah (Perkins+Will)