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  • Climate-Oriented Prefabricated Building Envelopes

    Facades developed in response to climactic factors increase performance and human comfort while reducing energy loads. A single building envelope wil…

  • U-Factor Matters in Hot Climates

    It is commonly thought that fenestration U-factor is not a key determinant in the performance of facades in hot climates, and generally the focus of …

  • European Facade Networks

    The European climate and energy targets for 2020 demand significant improvement of the energy performance of buildings since one third of the end-use…

  • AIA Conference on Architecture 2021

    A’21 brings together leaders in architecture and beyond for a four-day, immersive digital experience that defines the year ahead. It’s the architecture and design event of the year!

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    Rammed Earth & Wildfire

    California is set to be drier and more drought prone with climate change. Wildfire and the subsequent loss of life and housing is a huge challenge. C…

  • Living Future '20

    A compelling, hopeful vision for the future is what the International Living Future Institute was founded on, and what drives our team. Join us and share what sustains your hope for our future.

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    Terra Cotta Skins

    This paper will address the potential of ornamental architectural terracotta surfaces to mitigate the effects of climate fluctuations that will creat…

  • Build Test Iterate Repeat

    The global increase in atmospheric temperature rise combined with the rapid growth of previously underdeveloped climate zones presents a growing need…

  • Active and Energy Autonomous Window

    Reducing GHG emissions related to energy use in buildings is a prominent obligation given their impact in terms of climate change. In this light, ene…

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    Performance of Compact, Closed Cavity, Double-skin Curtain Wall

    A proposed design for a compact, closed cavity, double-skin curtain wall system in the Marine climate of the West Coast raises questions of potential…

  • The Net Zero Webinar Series

    The Net Zero Webinar Series is an ongoing platform for you to expand your knowledge of innovations and trends in climate, carbon, energy, water, waste, and transit as we work together to build a net zero future for all people.

  • The Net Zero Webinar Series

    The Net Zero Webinar Series is an ongoing platform for you to expand your knowledge of innovations and trends in climate, carbon, energy, water, waste, and transit as we work together to build a net zero future for all people.

  • The Net Zero Webinar Series

    The Net Zero Webinar Series is an ongoing platform for you to expand your knowledge of innovations and trends in climate, carbon, energy, water, waste, and transit as we work together to build a net zero future for all people.

  • Shadow Box Design

    Shadow boxes are commonly used in curtain wall construction, but can be problematic if not designed and detailed correctly and appropriately for the …

  • 2021 ACSA/EAAE Teachers Conference

    CURRICULUM FOR CLIMATE AGENCY: DESIGN (IN)ACTION This year’s Teachers Conference will be held virtually from June 24 – 25, 2021. The virtual conference will be a forum for dialogue & debate on Curriculum for Climate Agency: Design (in)Action.

  • Net Zero 2020 Conference

    Don't just wait for the future, build it. NZ20, the world's largest net zero conference, is building a #NetZeroFuture for all. Learn more & register at www.NetZeroConference.com

  • Lightning Protection as Building Envelope

    A building’s envelope mitigates the effects of meteorological phenomena – including lightning – upon the structure and its occupants and contents. Th…