Technology is King at D.C.'s Newseum

April 16, 2008
April 16 , 2008
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Technology is King at D.C.'s Newseum
Exhibits, theaters, broadcast studios, and interactive stations – not to mention a 90-foot-high atrium containing a huge video wall – are sure to keep visitors wide-eyed at the Newseum, a news media-themed museum that opened last week in Washington, D.C. From speakers to projectors, advanced technology allows guests to both see and be a part of the action.
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Research with a View
Researchers working at a new facility at Columbia University in Palisades, NY, will enjoy picturesque views of the Hudson River, a hillside forest, and the campus interior. The facility also features atria with high clerestory windows to let in plenty of natural light. The layout was driven directly by the needs of its researchers, who study the origin, evolution, and future of the natural world.
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Facility Goes Green in More Ways Than One
As they set out to turn three agricultural fields into the site of an office building, designers used nature to their advantage by incorporating into their design existing rows of mature trees, which now serve as a shade source. And the trees aren’t the only “green” part of the project – high indoor air quality, natural lighting, and roof drains for irrigation all contribute to the facility’s sustainability.
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Education Meets Sustainability
Combining energy efficiency with the amenities for providing a quality education, Quattrocchi Kwok Architects designed a Napa Valley high school with small learning community spaces to offer students a supportive environment for learning and interacting with teachers. Sustainable features include an advanced ground source heat pump, water conservation measures, and natural daylighting.
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April 09, 2008 Research Building Goes for the Gold
April 02, 2008 Music Venue Features Spectacular Sound and Sight
March 26, 2008 Building Gets Green with Unique Lighting and Water Features
March 19, 2008 CityCenter to Showcase World-Famous Art
March 12, 2008 Patient Tower Designed to Accommodate Growing Population
March 05, 2008 Modern Museum Begins Campus-Wide Art Installation
February 27, 2008 Technology Testing Under Way at Newseum
February 20, 2008 Architect Touts Europe’s Tallest Tower

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