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Architecture’s Role in Creating and Communicating Culture

  Key Points: Architecture is a form of art that can communicate culture and history. As an art form, architecture can be challenging because it must be practical Read more

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Retailers Need to Enhance Omnichannel Consumer Experience to Benefit
December 9, 2022

According to the National Retail Federation, almost 200 million consumers were shopping over Thanksgiving weekend. The NRF reports that “the total number of shoppers grew by nearly 17 million from 2021 and is the highest figure since NRF first started tracking this data in 2017”, this growth being in large part to the record-breaking […]

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Honda autonomous driving
Honda Autonomous Driving is the First Level-3 System from US Manufacturer
December 9, 2022

Watch out Tesla – Honda has announced their latest innovation in autonomous driving with “Sensing 360.” Honda plans to roll out this technology suite globally in 2024. Honda autonomous driving will feature assisted driving features like “Autonomous emergency braking with expanded cross-traffic, pedestrian detection capabilities, front cross-traffic alert, active lane-change assist (blind-spot monitoring), [and] […]

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What Tesla Electric Semi-trucks Mean for Pepsi Co. and the Trucking Industry
December 9, 2022

Elon Musk recently shipped the first order of the Tesla electric semi-trucks to Pepsi Co. with a few more companies to follow in coming months. This marks the beginning of Tesla’s new long-range hauling vehicle finally hitting the road and entering into the shipping and hauling industry. Bob Galyen of Galyen Energy LLC notes that […]

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Architecture’s Role in Creating and Communicating Culture
October 6, 2021

Key Points: Architecture is a form of art that can communicate culture and history. As an art form, architecture can be challenging because it must be practical and adhere to societal constraints, while still expressing aesthetic principles. Architecture can be designed in a specific style, which allows for designers to incorporate local styles and […]

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What Role Will Architects Play in Natural Disaster Preparedness?
September 29, 2021

This year has been a compilation of catastrophic natural disasters, from fires ravaging Greece and California, to flooding inundating New York and China, to hurricanes smashing into Louisiana and the U.S. eastern coast. It’s not off target, either, to feel like the frequency of these climate-related disasters is increasing; the numbers back it up. An […]

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World-Renowned Architect Norman Foster on Green Building Practices
June 15, 2021

Norman Foster is the founder and executive chairman of Foster + Partners, a global studio for architecture, urbanism and design, rooted in sustainability. Watch below as Foster speaks on how architects need to evolve to make sure that they are putting green at the very core of their buildings and designs.   Foster: Buildings are […]

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ACE Mentor Program of Greater Boston Gives Out $168,000 in Scholarships
April 21, 2021

Casey Williams, P.E. is a board member for the ACE Mentor Program of America‘s Greater Boston Chapter. “I’d like to tell you about a program that makes a difference for a diverse group of high school students, the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Boston. I hope that, after hearing this, you will want to learn […]

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Ferrero Rocher Installs Custom Golden Boon Edam Revolving Door at New Luxembourg Headquarters
January 22, 2021

Lillington, North Carolina, January 20, 2021 –  Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced that Ferrero Rocher, a globally renowned chocolatier, has outfitted its new global headquarters building in Luxembourg with a “golden” TQA automatic revolving door. The unique color of the door provides a visual reference to the chocolatier’s signature […]

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The Benefits of Motorized and Automated Roller Shades
October 13, 2020

The benefits of roller shades are clear – they make a space’s occupants more comfortable by controlling lighting levels, ensuring thermal comfort and minimizing glare. However, even more benefits can be had when those roller shades are motorized, automated or both. Draper Architectural Market Specialist Jessi Wright and Director of Business Development for Automation and […]

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Leading Sustainability at Scale
August 24, 2020

There’s no debating the fact that clean air and clean water are essential to human life. But these resources are becoming increasingly scarce, particularly in impoverished areas of the world. As America begins to feel the effects of climate change, people-focused solutions arise, like sustainable building design. “Build For Impact,” explores how the sector […]

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Why Equity is a Hidden Component of Resiliency
August 17, 2020

On this episode of Build for Impact, host and LEED architect Daniel Huard is joined by another LEED Fellow and award-winning architect, Eric Corey Freed. Freed serves as the Senior Vice President, Sustainability for CannonDesign, a global architecture, engineering and design firm aimed at designing to “help organizations improve human life” through Living-Centered Design, […]

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How a Design Studio Created a Blueprint for Regenerative Architecture
August 3, 2020

Daniel Litwin was joined by Christiana Moss, founder and designer of Studio Ma, to talk about regenerative architecture and the benefits of net-zero-energy design. According to Christiana, net-zero-energy design, the core philosophy behind regenerative architecture, means “it essentially gives back more than it takes. It produces more energy than it consumes.” She went on […]

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