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Amazing Facts to Know About the LEED Certified Solar Furniture

The usage of solar power has advanced by leaps and bounds over the past few years. The panel technology has improved a lot with passing days. 326 more words

Sustainable Design

MMC and Off-Site Construction

Modern Methods of Construction is an evolving process in the delivery of buildings, through efficiency gains in time, materials and cost. There are also significant gains to made in Health & Safety and quality of finished elements. 357 more words

Construction

The tiny home movement: Living large in a small space

Sometimes the best things come in small packages, and such is the case with the tiny home movement, which has impacted Ottawa in a big way. 997 more words

Homes

ADVOCACY VALUE STATEMENT  

February 2017

AIA New Jersey (AIANJ) is more important than ever as our country is going through transitions. Our profession has been respected by all because of our values and our commitment to improve the built environment. 234 more words

AIA-NJ News

Good Design Is Sustainable

Good landscape design is intrinsically sustainable. While a certain level of ecological sustainability may be achieved by adhering to a checklist of environmental best practices, long-term sustainability is achieved by engaging broader cultural, economic, and socio-economic goals. 811 more words

Landscape Architecture

The seen can also see.

Anyone who has driven down an interstate through a hilly or mountainous area in the US has seen these places.  I often wonder what piece of psychology makes a home owner want to live on top of a mountain enough to cut off said mountain top? 373 more words

Architectural Criticism

Experitecture

Empirical experimentation has always been intrinsic to architecture. Attempting to build something that has never been built before in terms of form, height, structural spans, new kinds of building methods and materials, or new ways of living is a basic human trait that has always involved learning through trial and error. 661 more words

Writing