HOK-Designed Office Building is Sustainable Benchmark for Mexico City

Jan. 30, 2008
January 30, 2008
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COURTESY OF HOKHOK-Designed Office Building is Sustainable Benchmark for Mexico City The first project in Latin America to achieve LEED Gold status features an efficient open office plan, a green roof designed to reduce stormwater runoff and filter air pollutants, and an on-site graywater treatment plant.Read the complete article…

Theater for the Ages
The Gerding Theater in Portland, OR, is more than a mere model of sustainability. The Platinum LEED-rated building happens to have been originally built in 1891 as the National Guard Armory, so it has some history, too.
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Digital, High-Definition Technology Key to NBC Studio
The studio, which will be the new home of "The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien," will be designed to support an all-digital, high-definition format.
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2008 ARCHI-TECH AV Awards in Partnership with InfoComm International®
ARCHI-TECH and InfoComm International invite you to participate in the sixth annual ARCHI-TECH AV Awards. The ARCHI-TECH AV Awards program honors outstanding examples of the creative and effective integration of technology into otherwise traditional construction projects.Enter today to get the recognition you deserve!
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The Science of Sound: Where Audio, Acoustics, and Architecture Meet
In today’s multimedia world, how a room sounds is a big factor in how the architectural design is viewed. Concert halls that are too reverberant are lambasted, boardrooms that sound like echo chambers on conference calls are avoided, restaurants that inhibit conversation are shunned, and retail outlets that emit unpleasant atmospherics are often empty.
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Clinton Presidential Center Earns LEED Platinum Rating
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January 23, 2008 Resort Design to Feature Natural Beauty and Sustainability
January 16, 2008 Research Building to House High-Tech, Green Features in Pretty Package
January 09, 2008 Esther Bone Memorial Library to Reopen
January 02, 2008 Apple Store Architecture Makes Customers Feel Good about Spending
December 26, 2007 Stanford Medical Center Designs Unveiled
December 19, 2007 'New' Mount Vernon Offers High-Tech Sensory Experience
December 12, 2007 Music Center Strikes the Right Chord
December 05, 2007 Health, Tech Center on Road to Green Glory

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