To accommodate its growth in Colorado, the global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, moved to a new 3809-m2 (41,000-sf), two-floor office suite in downtown Denver. The city’s first Class A office tower in more than 30 years and one of its tallest, the 40-story property serves as a hub of innovation and collaboration. To achieve its aesthetics and sustainability goals, this next-generation workspace used high-performance ceiling panels.
The $48-million Aquatic Center at Mylan Park (ACMP), Morgantown, West Virginia, is a state-of-the-art indoor pool complex that stands as one of the country’s most advanced natatorium designs. The designers substituted metal duct with fabric to help cut HVAC material and labor costs and fast-track the project.
A new petition by leading members of the global scientific and medical community calls on the World Health Organization (WHO) to take swift and decisive action to establish global guidance on indoor air quality (IAQ), with a clear recommendation on the minimum lower limit of air humidity in public buildings.
When car-buyers stop by Hawthorne, California’s LAcarGUY-owned dealership, they are greeted with a uniquely “green” welcome. The Pacific Subaru showroom features a living wall system, home to more than 120 plants.
Unfortunately, it appears to be déjà vu all over again when it comes to water-related building failures. As new buildings are being constructed, the same design and construction deficiencies of the past are being repeated, leading to potentially catastrophic mold and moisture problems.