January 6, 2022
In Three Buildings Around the World, Old Methods Find New Purpose
Advanced sustainable technologies—from hyper efficient renewables to automated building management systems—continue to advance at breakneck speed. But that doesn’t mean simple, time-tested materials and techniques like wood framing, biocomposite insulation, and natural ventilation can’t be part of the green building conversation. In fact, as three new projects reveal, pushing such proven ideas beyond their expected boundaries can make them more relevant than ever.
Would you like to comment on this article? Send your thoughts to: [email protected]
Behind the Scenes of Hollywood
A new South Florida exhibition celebrates the value and artistry of the lifelike artwork behind some of Hollywood’s most beloved movie scenes.
Lessons From Leedy
A retrospective on the career of Florida architect Gene Leedy is a revelation of midcentury modernism.
Speed and Sustainability: The Luisenblock Shows What’s Possible with Mass Timber and Prefabrication
The new office building for the German Parliament was erected in mere months using a building system based on prefabricated wooden units.