High-Performance Hot List: What to Know and Where to Begin

April 15, 2022

We’re committed to our role in securing a bright future for the next generation and stand alongside our industry partners to advocate for the urgent…

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Five Misconceptions About Passive House Certification

April 10, 2022

Passive House is a comprehensive certification process designed to significantly reduce a building’s energy consumption over its lifetime by an average of 40-60%. Detailed modeling…

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The True Cost of Embodied Carbon

February 17, 2022

In 2021, Hickok Cole, Redbrick LMD, Arup, and DPR Construction were awarded a Building Innovation Grant from the Department of Energy and Environment to study…

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Building Responsibly with Mass Timber

January 10, 2022

Step inside 80 M Street with Senior Designer Tom Corrado for a behind-the-scenes look at DC’s first mass timber addition—and what it took to get…

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Back to Better

September 16, 2021

This month, our team began transitioning back to the office environment, spending our first days in our new NoMa headquarters. Despite the new environment, commute,…

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Certifiably Green: Sustainable certifications for high-performance housing

June 17, 2021

High-performance housing is on the rise and with it, a host of green building certification programs to help achieve your sustainability goals. Here’s a rundown of the basics to get you started.

Hickok Cole Celebrates Second DOEE Grant as Director of Sustainable Design is Appointed to HUB Board

May 20, 2021

This marks Hickok Cole’s second grant in under a year from the DOEE to support the exploration of embodied carbon and lifecycle studies.

Mass Timber’s Moment: What’s Next for CLT?

April 12, 2021

Just last month, over 1,300 tons of mass timber arrived on site at 80 M Street in Washington, DC’s Capitol Riverfront district. Having completed its…

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Could the Solution to Our Housing Crisis Be Your Corner Office?

August 13, 2020

There’s no question we are re-evaluating the role of the office. Telework was already on the rise prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, but now opinions…

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Hickok Cole Awarded DOEE Net Zero Energy Study Grant

July 13, 2020

This continues the forward-focused design firm’s development of net zero energy design acumen for projects in the DMV. WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 13, 2020) – Today,…

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