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Umass Amherst Green Building Guidelines 2013, Ludmilla Pavlova-Gillham, Ted Mendoza, Ezra Small, Patricia O'Flaherty, Nariman Mostafavi, Mohamed Farzinmoghadam, Somayeh Tabatabaee Pozveh Oct 2015

Umass Amherst Green Building Guidelines 2013, Ludmilla Pavlova-Gillham, Ted Mendoza, Ezra Small, Patricia O'Flaherty, Nariman Mostafavi, Mohamed Farzinmoghadam, Somayeh Tabatabaee Pozveh

Ludmilla D Pavlova

Facilities & Campus Services, Sustainable UMass and Campus Planning support sustainability and energy conservation initiatives by providing in-house resources to campus staff as well as designers and contractors working with the University. The UMass Amherst Green Building Guidelines provide a framework for approaching new construction and major renovation projects at UMass Amherst that are undergoing LEED certification by focusing the conversation on green building aspects that are most important to the campus. They are intended to be the beginning of a dynamic conversation between designers, environmental consultants and constructors, university stakeholders, and users of new high performance buildings.


Love Is A Two Way Street, William W. Riggs, John Gilderbloom May 2015

Love Is A Two Way Street, William W. Riggs, John Gilderbloom

William W. Riggs

A half a century ago, we were in love with our streets. They were also living things. They were the open-air living room of our society, the conduct for neighborhood play and discussion, the glue of our social fabric. One of the key urban theorists of the 20th century, Jane Jacobs wrote in Fortune Magazine that the street “…works harder than any other part of downtown. It is the nervous system; it communicates the flavor, the feel, the sights. It is the major point of transaction and communication. Users of downtown know very well that downtown needs not fewer streets ...


The Interdisciplinary Design Studio: Identifyingcollaboration, Thomas Fowler Iv, Kevin Dong, James Doerfler Jun 2013

The Interdisciplinary Design Studio: Identifyingcollaboration, Thomas Fowler Iv, Kevin Dong, James Doerfler

Thomas Fowler IV, DPACSA, FAIA

Intuitively designers know that teamwork is necessary to produce a cohesive project. Collaborative team work, or team work across disciplines, is a fundamental basis for firms such as Arups and Buro Happold among others and these firms are known for producing innovative work as a result of their collaborative efforts. Studies have shown that collaborative efforts can produce new and original ideas not possible in a uni-disciplinary setting1. The potential to develop intriguing design solutions while requiring students to work in multi-disciplinary teams is one of the primary goals for an ongoing design studio course at the California Polytechnic ...