New Engineering School Maximizes Flexibility

Nov. 12, 2008
November 12, 2008
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New Engineering School Maximizes Flexibility
Two-thirds of the space in the new Brauer Hall at Washington University in St. Louis will be dedicated to research laboratories designed to maximize flexibility across a range of research activities. The architect combined its expertise in state-of-the-art "plug-and-play" laboratories and historic preservation into a unified concept.

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India Grapples with Environmental IssuesWater-related concerns stop many construction projects. Water scarcity has become a major hurdle, and new layouts don't have a system in place to drain out waste water. In addition, one professional says that builders should stem the increase in greenhouse gas emissions and reverse it over the next 10 years.  
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