“Passive House” Best Match
Project Drawdown and Passive Houses
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...a net-zero neighbourhood. Passive Houses One of the ways to achieve a net zero building is to use the Passive House concept. This idea was developed by the Passivhaus Institut...
Benefits of the Courtyard House Design
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...like passive cooling, but also create major benefits for their inhabitants health and social life. Can we capitalize on these traditional models by incorporating courtyards into our modern architecture? In...
A Difference-Maker for PBL: Furniture
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...collaborative furniture in an ITL environment the opposite is not true. Passive furniture will not now, or ever, work in a PBL environment. Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash...
3D Printing Construction: Myths and Reality
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...factory. The world’s tallest 3D printed house by WinSun. Image Credit: WinSun The current state of 3D printing for buildings has played out as would be expected based on these...
Japanese Architects Explore the Future of Housing
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...Bringing together some of Japan’s top architects and leading domestic and international companies, HOUSE VISION 2016 is underway in Tokyo. Made up of 12 housing and public space prototypes,...
New York City Architecture: As Diverse as the City Itself
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...across the country. Cushman Row, the Brotherhood Synagogue, and the Friends Meeting House are a few examples of Greek Revival styling. Gothic Revival, circa 1820-1860, is similar to Greek Revival...
The Role of Responsive Design in Mediating Learning and Motivation
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...designer can appeal to a student’s need for relatedness while still promoting autonomy. Ultimately, it takes both passive and active learning environments to engage students, and potentially, motivate them. While...
Live Well to Reduce Reliance on Health Services
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...passive use of precious community health and hospital services. In tandem, we are seeing a growing consciousness of health and wellbeing issues penetrating the construction market place. There is a...
When Climate Change Creates Climate Change
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...efficient devices with fewer carbon emissions. Designing passive buildings can also greatly reduce energy needs. The design of these structures allows them to mitigate their energy usage, even eliminating the...
The End of Suburbia?
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...House, car and white picket fence. The modern suburban dream started just as World War 2 ended. 70 years later, that dream is beginning to look as dated as...