Mixed-Use Buildings

A little bit of this, and a little bit of that. Mixed-use projects offer a lot in one place...including sustainable design challenges.

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Misgivings About a Heated Controversy

By Joe Versluis
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Should cold water exclusively be used to clean carpeting, or do the benefits of hot-water carpet cleaning outweigh the perceived costs?
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Building for Mind, Body and Soul

The multipurpose EpiCenter aims to fuel the hopes and dreams of the community in South Atlanta.
By Sue Wasserman
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The multipurpose EpiCenter aims to fuel the hopes and dreams of the community in South Atlanta.
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A 105-Year-Old Building Becomes a Top Performer

A Nashville building is a historic icon for the city while also attaining the highest-rated LEED Core & Shell certification in the world.
By Mike Leonard, AIA, CSI, LEED AP BD+C
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The Bridge Building was built on the east bank of downtown Nashville’s Cumberland River in 1908. Today, it is the world’s highest-rated LEED Platinum Core & Shell building.
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AIA Selects Recipients of the Small Project Awards 2013

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The projects are divided into four categories of environmental and architectural art and design with varying prices and sizes.


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Not Your Garden-Variety Feature

Non-traditional thinking employs garden-roof technology to create green space at a New York arena.
By Derrick Teal
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 If you’ve seen our Other Uses for Product Samples video series, then you know all about how we’ve found ways products can be used for things other than their intended purpose.  


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BOMA Releases Mixed-Use Standard

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The updated standard is designed to simplify the measuring of complex mixed-use properties.


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Sustainability Across the Board

A construction team employs flame-free, long-lasting heat fusion for a wood-framed apartment complex.
By Barry Campbell
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 “It’s where cool meets convenience. And urban living convenes with the outdoors. Green living meets gorgeous.” These are the marketing taglines employed by The Arbors at Baltimore Crossroads, a 365-unit, luxury market-rate rental apartment community that opened in November 2011. 


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Architects and Airstreams

By Wally Hofmann LEED AP
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The high-styled ‘67 Caravel Airstream is an off-the-grid mobile office for this architect.
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How Green Was My (Napa) Valley?

The Yountville Town Center opened in November 2009, weaving new and existing buildings and outdoor rooms into a place designed to enrich community life.
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For decades, the residents of Yountville, California, a rural town in Napa County, relied on a small 1920s-era community hall and a hodgepodge of rented spaces to host community events.
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2011 Excellence in Design Awards

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Each year, ED+C holds its Excellence in Design Awards to honor projects that demonstrate a clear commitment to green building and sustainable design. Whose projects? Yours. How do they get to us? You can submit them during our call for entries.
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