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HKC1501: Design Principles for Smaller Dwelling Units

This webinar, presented by Michael Fifield, FAIA, AICP, Professor of Architecture and Director of the Housing Specialization Program at the University of Oregon, will demonstrate various principles for designing smaller dwelling units on smaller lots as a means of achieving greater energy efficiency, affordability, and long-term sustainability

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HKC1501: Design Principles for Smaller Dwelling Units

This webinar, presented by Michael Fifield, FAIA, AICP, Professor of Architecture and Director of the Housing Specialization Program at the University of Oregon, will demonstrate various principles for designing smaller dwelling units on smaller lots as a means of achieving greater energy efficiency, affordability, and long-term sustainability


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SEED: Social/Economic/Environmental Design

This presentation discusses how to convert mission and principles into design-based action, a new tool, the SEED Evaluator

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Focus Search - The SEED Network established a professional community specifically with a public interest mission and a common set of principles to guide ethical community engagement




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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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LEAN Applications in Healthcare Design and Construction

This webinar is part of a series sponsored by the Regional and Urban Design community on AIA KnowledgeNet. The goal of LEAN is to provide the desired amount of product or service at the right time and at the highest possible level of quality with zero waste. Understanding and applying the...

PMKC201501 Full Presentation.pdf


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Public Interest Design (HKC Free Webinar Series)

This webinar is part of a series sponsored by the Housing Knowledge Community on AIA KnowledgeNet. Public Interest Design is a quickly growing sector of the practice of Architecture. For the last ten years, evidence has been growing that this type of practice is growing and becoming an...

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Focus Search - SEED Principles SEED Principle 1: Advocate with those who have a limited voice in public life


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Design-build best practices and white papers

The Design-Build Institute of Americas has published a series of Design-Build Best Practices for both public and private construction as well as Federal procurement. Understanding the Best Practices and developing implementation strategies based on the best practices leads to improved project...

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Focus Search - For ease of reference, this document is organized into three primary sections: (I) Procuring Design-Build Services (II) Contracting for Design-Build Services (III) Executing the Delivery of Design-Build Projects Each section contains overarching principles that represent the “best practice.”


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Resilient Design: The Regional and Urban Scale (Handout)

The historically the foundation of the architectural and planning profession began with the designing of buildings and cities that fit and functioned with its place - its location, its climate. Climate change and the associated impacts, along with exponential population growth and the over...

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