The Myrtle Beach Middle School in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, offers a vision of the future, in both its eye-catching design and award-winning performance. The school, like four others opened by the Horry County School District (HCSD), is engineered to be net-energy positive, meaning they generate more energy than they use over the course of the year.
The recently expanded Palmetto Bluff Resort in Bluffton, South Carolina, now has a 74-room inn with a metal roof finished in custom Patrician Bronze color. Approximately 6968 m2 (75,000 sf) of the 24-gauge galvalume panels were installed on the resort.
Ten students who tackled this year’s challenge of carbon-neutral design while also addressing climate change adaptability and resilience in the built environment have been named recipients of the 2018 INNOVATION 2030/COTE Top Ten for Students design competition.