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NCARB awards over $50,000 to two architecture school programs

Architecture programs at Parsons The New School for Design and Clemson University have been selected as 2014 NCARB Award recipients for developing innovative curricula that merge practice and education. Earlier today, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) announced the recipients at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Administrators Conference. The NCARB …

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Kalwall course accepted by US Green Building Council

The Kalwall Corporation joined the U.S. Green Building Council as an Education Partner by designing and offering the course Daylighting and LEED Credits that will earn building professionals one CE credit toward the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) continuing education program. The course was designed by Mike Crowder, Marketing Manager for Kalwall and …

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Solatube International donates daylighting to educational facilities

Research has shown that students benefit tremendously in daylit environments. For example, a study by Heschong Mahone Group for Pacific Gas & Electric Co. tested 21,000 in three states and found those in classrooms with the most daylighting progressed 20 percent faster on math tests and 26 percent faster on reading tests in one year …

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Sustainability in the Desert: Video Case Study Offers CE Credit for Architects

Inspired by its surrounding southwestern landscape, the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB) at The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix is one of the most innovative construction projects in the United States utilizing predominately recycled copper. Using nearly 6,000 copper panels and more than 10,000 copper parts, this 268,000 square-foot building consists of six stories …

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AAMA offers certification exams

The American Architectural Manufacturers’ Association (AAMA) has announced that certification exams for FenestrationAssociate and FenestrationMaster candidates are now available! Individuals who have successfully completed the required coursework can take an exam at many testing centers across the U.S. Exams at fall conference The AAMA will also administer exams at this year’s AAMA Fall Conference (October …

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Video Case Study Offers CE Credit for Architects

Inspired by its surrounding southwestern landscape, the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB) at The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix is one of the most innovative construction projects in the United States utilizing predominately recycled copper. Using nearly 6,000 copper panels and more than 10,000 copper parts, this 268,000 square-foot building consists of six stories …

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