Low-e glass helps North Carolina towers earn LEED Gold

Inspired by classical pavilion architecture, using Doric Order and monumental half-round column design, Capitol Towers in Charlotte, North Carolina, is an iconic office building combining old-world Roman influence with high-performance glazing and modern energy efficiency. The ornate façade, designed by LS3P in Charlotte, showcases concrete pillars and a prominent...
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Washington university uses HDPE partitions to create privacy

The University of Washington’s Madrona Hall, Seattle, is a 220-bed, seven-story Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) building which includes an enclosed, floor-to-ceiling stall, co-gender restroom design built specifically to accommodate the needs of the dormitory’s male, female, and transgender students. Full-height partitions were utilized in the hall’s...
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Dallas university aquatics center meets sustainability goals with curtain wall system

Southern Methodist University’s (SMU’s) Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center and Barr-McMillion Natatorium, Dallas, Texas, has earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). To realize the project’s aesthetic, performance, and sustainability goals, high-performance curtain wall, storefront, and wide stile...
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Arizona HQ pays tribute to indigenous design

The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority’s (NTUA’s) new headquarters brings together administrative departments within its 7432-m2 (80,000-sf) offices in Fort Defiance, Arizona. Dyron Murphy Architects, a Native American-owned business, said its design was inspired by Navajo cultural elements.
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