The precision perforations in the wall panels allow outside air to travel through the face of the panel. Solar heated air at the surface of the panel is drawn through the perforations where it rises between the two walls and enters the building’s central ventilation system or supply fan.
To house residents of such an eclectic area in a new mixed-use apartment building, the developer sought out a look that balanced The Grove’s masonry-heavy traditional look with a contemporary aesthetic.
Australia-based Ecofibre recognized an opportunity to expand its emerging U.S. operations to meet the growing demand for the natural and medicinal properties of industrial hemp. In order to do so, a new, sustainable, multi-purpose North American headquarters was essential.
The U.S. averages 1,333 tornadoes per year with more than half of those occurring between April and June when most universities are still in session. The top five states with the highest number of tornadoes annually include Texas, Kansas, Florida, Oklahoma and Nebraska.
The analysis documents the energy performance of the 68-story KOI Tower in Monterrey, Mexico, the country’s second tallest building, which features a facade composed primarily of double-pane insulating glass units fabricated with Solarban R100 Optiblue glass by Vitro Glass.
Serving as an important bridge between the low-rise, pedestrian-scaled Deep Ellum historic neighborhood and Dallas’ downtown high-rises, the new Epic I office building is creatively stacked in two to five-story blocks to mediate the two urban scales.