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HKC1501: Design Principles for Smaller Dwelling Units

Smart growth and smaller dwelling units may address issues of sustainability far better than relying on technology. This webinar will present design strategies for developing smaller dwelling units as a means to achieve affordability in both initial and life-cycle costs while providing...

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HKC1501: Design Principles for Smaller Dwelling Units

Smart growth and smaller dwelling units may address issues of sustainability far better than relying on technology. This webinar will present design strategies for developing smaller dwelling units as a means to achieve affordability in both initial and life-cycle costs while providing...


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Beyond the ADA: How to incorporate Universal Design principles in commercial facilities

This webinar was the first in a three part series sponsored by the Universal Design member-created community on AIA KnowledgeNet. It was recorded on April 11, 2012. The ADA Design guidelines have been mandatory for commercial facilities and public buildings since 1991. But those guidelines...

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DFAR 11: South Franklin Circle

The master plan is based on new urbanist design principles for livable communities

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Measure What Matters

Six shifts in the way of workplaces are being planned for people #whitepaper

Measure What Matters - Herman Miller.pdf


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Buckingham County Primary & Elementary Schools at the Carter G. Woodson Education Complex

Evidence-based healthy design principles – integrated in the campus landscape and co-created by the client, architect, and a team of public health researchers – promote healthy eating, nutrition education, physical activity, and well-being as a response to the national childhood obesity epidemic

Buckingham County Primary & Elementary Schools at the Carter G. Woodson Education Complex.pdf


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Healthcare Essentials: Joint Commission and Facility Design: A winning partnership for patient safety and quality care

This webinar will have a targeted discussion of the intersection of Joint Commission Standards, evidence-based design, and patient safety best practices, and how their interaction relates to the design and building of new hospitals in the U.S. and abroad. Learning Objectives: 1. Understand Joint...

HANDOUT_JCR Safe Health Design.pdf


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DFAR12: Camphill Ghent

The Camphill Initiative was developed (in Scotland following World War II) to care for children with developmental disabilities. These children have now aged and many of them require the kind of care provided for older adults in assisted living environments. Camphill Ghent is a response that...

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AAH1704: Building Enclosure Fundamentals–Air Barriers for Health Care Facilities

This webinar is sponsored by the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) on May 9, 2017 from 2–3pm ET. Earn 1.0 AIA LU/HSW. This presentation is a primer on building science as it relates to the exterior enclosure with particular emphasis on the air barrier. Air barriers play an important...

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Focus Search - Building Science Basics Enclosure Problems Building Science Basics Overview  Involved in all aspects of the building enclosure design  Principles relate to structures everywhere  Key to understanding moisture problems  Primary goals are to reduce energy costs & prevent moisture problems Building Science Basics Overview • Air movement • Air barriers • Drying and moisture transport • Heat energy movement • Insulation effect & placement • Material conductivity • Moisture problems • Water leakage • Vapor diffusion Building Enclosure Fundamentals Air Barriers for Health Care Facilities Air Barriers Air Movement & Barriers Air Flow Concepts Air Movement • High to low pressure • Pressurization affected by: – Wind effects – Mechanical systems – Stack effect • Transports: Heat & Vapor Air Movement & Barriers Wind Pressurization • External Pressures – Windward – Leeward • Internal Pressures – Positive and negative pressure – Affected by: Building type (open, closed, partially enclosed) External Pressures Internal Pressures (per ASCE 7) Enclosure Classification (Gcpi) Open Buildings 0.00 Partially Enclosed Buildings +/- 0.55 Enclosed Buildings +/- 0.18 Windward Pressure Leeward Pressure WIND Air Movement & Barriers Mechanical Pressurization Exhaust Negative Internal Pressure Outside Air Air Movement & Barriers Mechanical Pressurization Positive Internal Pressure Outside Air Exhaust Air Movement & Barriers Mechanical Pressurization Return Air (Vent Restricts Airflow) Fan Vent SupplyReturn Air Movement & Barriers Mechanical Pressurization Stack Effect: Hot Climate COOL Stack Effect Air Movement & Barriers Mechanical Pressurization Stack Effect: Cold Climate WARM COLD Stack Effect Air Movement & Barriers Barrier Definition Air Barrier Materials assembled and joined together to provide a barrier to air leakage through the building envelope