D.C. Architects Want to Build a Timber Skyscraper in Philadelphia

May 11, 2018

PHILLY VOICE — “When you think of a skyscraper, you’re usually dealing with steel or concrete,” said Sean McTaggart, project architect at Hickok Cole. “The…

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Fast Company 2018 World Changing Ideas finalist

April 17, 2018

FAST COMPANY — Hickok Cole Architects’ master plan for Kingman and Heritage Islands has been named a finalist in the Urban Design category. World Changing Ideas…

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Hickok Cole Demonstrates the Viability of Mass Timber High-Rise in the US

March 22, 2018

DESIGNBOOM — Skyscrapers are iconic signifiers of innovation and prosperity in the United States, and yet the extraction of the building materials for steel and concrete has been…

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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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Mayor Bowser Announces $4.7 Million Investment in Kingman and Heritage Islands

January 31, 2018

DC DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT — The Mayor directed the DC Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) to designate portions of both islands as…

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Sustainability-Minded Non-Profits Work to Upgrade Their Buildings to Net-Zero Energy

January 25, 2018

The concept of net-zero energy building is ambitious. It also represents the very essence of sustainability. To truly live sustainably is to operate within the…

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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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DC Water Tries to Lower Customers’ Bills by Marketing Inventions

December 29, 2017

What do an average looking water fountain, a giant hole in the ground, and a truck full of what used to be poop all have…

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