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15 Must See Historic Architecture Around Connecticut Which Might Surprise You

Styles and building materials -- whether brownstone from Portland orbrick from Windsor -- tell only part of the story of Connecticut's architectural heritage , which stretches back even before the country wasborn. The structures erected, those torn down and replaced and thosestill standing ...

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On Adding On: Incremental Architecture (Free CRAN Symposium Webinar Series)

This webinar is part of a series sponsored by the Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN) community on AIA KnowledgeNet. Stuart Cohen FAIA and Julie Hacker FAIA (Stuart Cohen & Julie Hacker Architects) will examine strategies for making additions to existing structures that consider...

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Moving Design IV: Outdoor Learning Environments

This session (the second of three 2012-2013) introduces cultivation of outdoor classrooms as essential to 21st century education. Creating healthy landscapes that connect classroom learning with natural play environments is a growing movement in schoolyards across the world. Architects, outdoor...

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The Future of Specifications

Project contract documents contain drawings and specifications. Yet the active industry discussion is about BIM (drawings) and almost no discussion about specifications. Surely there have been technology advances for specification authoring and linking to BIMs. Well-coordinated drawings and...

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Myth Busters: Excellence in Universal Design Case Studies

This June 13, 2012 webinar is the third in a three part series sponsored by the Universal Design member-created community on AIA KnowledgeNet. Some of the most persistent misconceptions about Universal Design are that it is “handicapped looking”, ungraceful and too expensive. These mistaken...

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Beyond the ADA: Residential Universal Design

This May 9, 2012 webinar is the second in a three part series sponsored by the Universal Design member-created community on AIA KnowledgeNet. The webinar is co-sponsored by the AIA Small Project Practitioners Knowledge Community, the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation and HomeFreeHome.org. ...

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Introduction to BOMA Measurements

The rules established by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) are the recognized national industry standard for measurement of space. Gain insight into these important professional tools and understand how to measure a building using BOMA methodology. In this June 26, 2012...

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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 are...

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