Monthly Archives: April 2015

Healthy Living

For most of us, it is a fact of life that we will end up spending time in a hospital or health care facility at some point in our lives. Whether we are the patient, or visiting a parent, spouse, friend or family member, we want our time spent in a hospital to be as comfortable as possible. As the patient, we need hospitals to be the place where we can get the best care possible, while getting back on our feet as quickly as possible. As a visitor, the more comfortable and less clinical a hospital feels, the more at home we can feel.

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5 Websites about Architecture Travel

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, designed by Zaha Hadid, London, in association with Integrated Design Solutions, Troy, Mich., won a Metal Architecture design award in 2013
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, designed by Zaha Hadid, London, in association with Integrated Design Solutions, Troy, Mich., won a Metal Architecture design award in 2013.

 

by Christopher Brinckerhoff, associate editor

Are you traveling this summer? Unless you're going on a wilderness expedition, chances are good there will be opportunities to enjoy some architecture site seeing. There is an abundant selection of websites with information about landmarks, local history, contemporary buildings and other topics connected with architecture travel. Here's a list of five sites to begin.

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LEED and the LBC

Earlier this month, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced it will now recognize the water and energy requirements of the International Living Future Institute's (ILFI) Living Building Challenge (LBC) for projects seeking LEED certification.

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