Designs have been unveiled for the Los Angeles Clippers’ new arena in Inglewood, California. The proposed project has a three-dimensional oval design with an exterior made of diamond-shaped metal panels inspired by the concept of a basketball swishing through a net.
The Orlando International Airport’s Intermodal Terminal Facility (ITF) features a 743-m2 (8000-sf) heavy-duty, low-rise segmented barrel vault skylight. A stretch-forming, thermally improving finish was applied to the skylight to meet the airport’s aesthetic, sustainability, and high-performance requirements.
The Bank of America Tower, formerly the Capitol Tower, located in downtown Houston, Texas, has achieved the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4 Platinum certification for Core and Shell by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
When designing a modern restroom, lasting sustainability should factor into the scope of planning and project design. Sustainability is closely associated with economical operation, providing architects with opportunities to support their clients’ long-term business goals. ‘Authentic sustainability’ requires design professionals to consider strategies beyond those typically associated with green building.