October 31, 2007

Oct. 31, 2007
October 31, 2007
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Green is Hot When it’s Cold
Welcome to the frozen North’s office of the future. Designed to deal with the cold Canadian climate, the new corporate headquarters for Winnipeg, MB-based Manitoba Hydrolis features a balanced geothermal heat pump system, which heats and cools the building, and three six-story indoor winter gardens that provide ventilation. Each of the gardens will function like a lung in the human body, conditioning, humidifying, or dehumidifying the air. Read the complete article …

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Shakespeare in the House
The design of the new Shakespeare & Company Center for Production and Performing Arts will transform a portion of an underused field house into a 31,200-square-foot, high-functioning theater arts facility. Inside, large translucent clerestory windows introduce natural daylight while a lighting system adjusts artificial illumination through daylight sensors; outside, an existing drainage swale will be developed into a native wetland garden.
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Carbon Capture is Maine Concern
A proposed coal gasification plant has Wiscasset, ME, citizens exploring the possibilities of carbon storage, which involves injecting carbon dioxide into underground aquifers that can absorb and hold it. If the plant can store 25 percent of the carbon dioxide it generates, it could have the same impact on global warming as if it used natural gas and oil instead of coal, according to a study released by the developer.

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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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Architectural Area Lighting Expands its Line of Providence® Fixtures

Providence® Small and Large, expansions to AAL’s fastest growing line, provides depth by offering customers three scales of luminares from which to select, meeting the proportion requirements of multiple mounting elevations within an architectural site.

Providence are transitional style fixtures that combine modern lighting performance with aesthetics in a traditional form. 

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AIA/CES Technology Classroom

The Changing Face of Control Room Design
Today's control rooms are more dynamic, functional, and aesthetically appealing than ever before. Evolving technology, extended operator use, enhanced video monitoring, and a demand for showcase environments have led to major changes in control room design.
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Military Weighs Virtues of Green Roofs
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ARCHI-TECH AV Awards e-Lunch and Learn Webinar Series

Register for the ARCHI-TECH AV Awards e-Lunch and Learn webinar series, produced in partnership with InfoComm International. Each webinar will feature the 2007 AV Award winners from the InfoComm International Trade Show. Learn firsthand how the AV design and technology challenges were met, from the people who met them in these “best-practice” case studies. Architects can earn one AIA credit by attending, and InfoComm International Members can earn one RU credit.

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October 03, 2007 Museum Connects Campus, Community
September 26, 2007 Thom Talks
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