How Residential and Office Developers Are Preparing for the Realities of Net Zero

March 12, 2018

URBAN LAND MAGAZINE — In 2017, California passed the first net-zero building code in the United States. New York City; Washington, D.C.; and other cities…

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Commodity, Solar Power, and Delight

ARCHITECT MAGAZINE — Harvesting the sun’s power to create net-zero (or even net-positive) energy is cheaper than ever now. So why aren’t more architects doing…

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Former Dupont Circle YMCA breaks down walls, plans for glassy office building

January 26, 2018

CURBED Washington DC — Progress continues on the conversion of a former YMCA building at 1711 Rhode Island Avenue NW (now known as 1701 Rhode…

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AGU headquarters

Exploring the Advanced Sustainable Building Features at American Geophysical Union

January 18, 2018

Construction is now fully underway on The American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) headquarters renovation in Dupont Circle. As part of its mission of “science for the…

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Waste not, want not: A look inside DC’s first municipal heat exchange system

January 8, 2018

Construction at the net zero renovation of American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) headquarters is getting really exciting – assuming, like us, you now find work on…

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AGU Building Renovation Update Video

November 21, 2017

Nothing’s more exciting than seeing our designs come to life. Follow along with American Geophysical Union as they transform their DC headquarters into the District’s…

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National Building Museum Timber City exhibit

A Stroll through Timber City with Holly Lennihan

August 7, 2017

Over the past few months, there has been a steady stream of conversation and research around the office related to the subject of mass timber…

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Architecture, Emotions and VR

April 20, 2017

I inch closer to the edge. My legs start to shake. My stomach starts to twist. I peer over the edge to see a 120…

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The Craft of Architecture

June 10, 2016

When we praise craft we often admire the experience and technical skill it takes to make by hand, but also the mysterious and elusive quality…

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Cozy Commercial

April 5, 2016

The commercial office building has come to a crossroads.  Gone are the days of stark, marble lobbies that solely serve as circulation.  It is time…

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