Researchers at Purdue University, Indiana, have developed a treatment to infuse a hardened metal surface with naturally occurring antimicrobial peptides. The technology is expected to create a hard metal surface that kills bacteria trying to attach to the surface.
Originally constructed in 1930 and steeped in tradition, the University of Notre Dame Stadium, Indiana, remains an iconic symbol of the football program. Although significantly expanded in 1999, the facilities at “the house that Knute Rockne [football coach] built” received minimal upgrades and improvements over the years, and alterations had left an eclectic mix of building styles.
When planning the Monroe County Parking Garage in Indiana, designers were looking for a way to break up the stark exterior of the six-story garage with a visually appealing element. They opted to incorporate green design through the installation of a low-maintenance vertical garden.