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New developments in museum lighting design

Museums employ two key strategies for lighting works of art: daylighting and artificial or electric lighting. (The author would like to thank Thomas Holzmann and Gregory Weithman, AIA, for their contributions to this article.)
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FEATURES

No time to waste

Construction—especially demolition operations—can generate an enormous amount of waste. However, up to 80 percent of this waste may be diverted from landfills with a thorough construction waste management plan. As a result, this step is now a requirement of many municipalities and sustainable design standards.
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SPECIFICATIONS

Floors by the book

When ceramic or stone tile is the flooring of choice for a project, specifiers have a tremendous resource in the Handbook for Ceramic, Glass, and Stone Tile Installation. It is published yearly by the Tile Council of North America (TCNA).

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FORM + FUNCTION

Hiding HVAC in plain sight

What do you do when there’s no room to retrofit an HVAC exhaust air system inside a building? Take it outside and hide it behind architectural accoutrement. That’s the solution implemented at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville.
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