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2010 November | Construction Arts News & Information Network

Archive for November, 2010

"Coastal living in Perth"

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

“Bates Smart completes new home in Western Australia”

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Chris and the Uncommon Objects in His Camera Tianjin Sports Arena / KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten

Tianjin Sports Arena / KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Located on the northeast side of Tianjin University campus this 120 meter long, 58 meter wide building is s venue for both the university and national sporting events. Tianjin Sports Arena seats approximately 5,000 spectators, and represents an important…

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"The big reclad fad"

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

“Hopkins/ISG design team wins RIBA Competition to re-clad 13 storey building”

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"Say ‘cheese’…"

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

“An a-perspective spatial approach to everyday living from iredale pedersen hook”

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"Power of the written word"

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

“BKSK Architects’ library in New Jersey boosts retail business in local area by 15%”

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"Parasols, platforms and pavilions in the secret garden"

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

“New house in the Perth suburbs turns traditional garden design back to front…”

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"Sustainable modernism"

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

“‘Locavore design’ in Silicon Valley by CCS Architecture”

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AD Classics: Denver Central Library / Michael Graves & Associates

AD Classics: Denver Central Library / Michael Graves & Associates

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Michael Graves, one of the most respected and original minds of post-modern architecture, was commissioned in 1990 to renovate and design an extension to the Denver Central Library.  Known for his surreal and “entertainment” architecture; Graves’ implemented…

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"STRELEIN WAREHOUSE"

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

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Moon Bridge / JAJA Architects.

Moon Bridge / JAJA Architects.

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

We’re happy to share JAJA Architcts lastest project – a proposal for a moon bridge that intends to unify the waterfront city of Kaohsiung for their Maritime and Culture Center.  For the competition, the architects focused on the city’s…

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New in the Oikos Library:

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

How to Seal Heating and Cooling Ducts

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Commercial Building Energy Codes Changes Will Drive Energy Efficiency and Emissions Reductions

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Local and state building code officials recently approved a package of revisions to the commercial section of the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) that represent the largest single-step efficiency increase in the history of the nation…

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Builders and Consumers Perceive Green Homes as Affordable to Live in – Expensive to Build

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

New Survey From Whirlpool Corporation and Habitat for Humanity International Also Find Consumers Believe Savings may be Worth the Expense

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GSA Moves to LEED Gold for All New Federal Buildings and Major Renovations

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

The U.S. General Services Administration’s upgraded requirement for LEED Gold certification as a minimum in all new federal building construction and substantial renovation projects will move the government’s federal inventory into a more sustainab…

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OSRAM SYLVANIA and Lowe’s to Introduce Brightest LED Light Bulb

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

OSRAM SYLVANIA and Lowe’s have announced plans to introduce the brightest LED replacement for America’s most popular light bulb, the 60-watt incandescent. The SYLVANIA Ultra A-Line 12-watt LED bulb provides 810 lumens of light.

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BuildingGreen Announces 2010 Top-10 Green Building ProductsNew Entry

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

BuildingGreen, Inc., publisher of the GreenSpec® Directory and Environmental Building News™, recently announced the 2010 Top-10 Green Building Products. This ninth annual award, announced at the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild Conference …

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Nhow Hotel / NPS Tchoban Voss

Nhow Hotel / NPS Tchoban Voss

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Photographer Patricia Parinejad just shared with us the photographs she took to the Nhow Hotel in Berlin designed by NPS Tchoban Voss, with a huge cantilever and some colorful interiors.
Take a look at the complete photoset after the break.…

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Welcome Home Wallpaper

Welcome Home Wallpaper

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Wallpaper is back with fun patterns and new options, including eco-friendly and peel-and stick. Just a few rolls on any wall can create impact. How about a Vivienne Westwood paper from Cole and Son? With fresh takes on classic patterns, like Rose Cumming’s Zebrine, you won’t be able to stop yourself from papering the walls [...]

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Ribbon House by G2 Estudio

Ribbon House by G2 Estudio

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

This mountainside house by G2 Estudio in Argentine Patagonia is wrapped in a stone and wood facade. (more…)

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