Boston universities provide a proving ground for high-tech building envelope design, integral to reaching net zero through better performance. Case studies include Amherst's new Science Center, MIT's Site 4 Kendall Sq., and Boston University's Center for Computing & Data Sciences.
Handel Architects shares what they've learned in using Passive House standards in progressively larger and more complex projects, from New York's Cornell campus and Sendero Verde, to Boston's Winthrop Center. We'll also hear the developer and facade engineer's point of view.
Uncommon use of common materials such as terra cotta, corugated metal, precast concrete, that present an engaging face on the cityscape.