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perFORM Design Competition Extended

perFORM Design Competition Extended

Calling all emerging architectural professionals! The deadline for the third annual perFORM Design Competition has been extended to Friday, July 15, 2016. Design a Net Zero Energy, mixed-use, multifamily building in the Rainier Beach neighborhood of Seattle. $6,000 in awards ...

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Taipei Hackathon to Promote Energy Efficiency as Cultural Norm

Taipei Hackathon to Promote Energy Efficiency as Cultural Norm

The What: Taipei City is hosting a Smart and Energy Efficient Home Hackathon on November 22, 2015 at National Taiwan University. The goal is to provide effective and creative energy saving ideas to Taipei’s citizens to enable them to reduce ...

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Architecture at Zero 2015 Winners

Architecture at Zero 2015 Winners

Recently the winners of Architecture at Zero 2015 were announced and awarded by PG&E and the American Institute of Architects, California Council. Now in its fifth year, this zero net energy design competition open to architecture, engineering, planning students and ...

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$20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE

$20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE

Registration is open. The grand challenge has been put forth – how can we reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by converting it into something valuable? The $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE will challenge the world to reimagine what ...

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Winners of 2nd perFORM Building Design Competition

Winners of 2nd perFORM Building Design Competition

The winners of the perFORM 2015 Building Design Competition were announced by Hammer & Hand at a ceremony held at AIA Portland’s Center for Architecture. Winning Entry: Jon Lund, Narek Mirzaei, and Luis Sabater Musa, University of Cincinnati. Runner-Up: Sang-Oh Jo, ...

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Exhibition Opening of The Anatomy of Building Performance

Exhibition Opening of The Anatomy of Building Performance

The What: We now have the science and techniques to build for comfort, health, and revolutionary efficiency. At the center of it all is the advanced building envelope. Join AIA Portland and builder Hammer & Hand for this exhibit of building ...

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Double Helix Rising

Double Helix Rising

A spiraling, green high-rise designed by Paris-based Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut is currently under construction in Taipei, Taiwan. It’s dynamic and fresh design will add interest to XinYi District’s existing mixture of buildings which range from LEED Platinum EBOM-rated Taipei ...

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Size Matters, Along with Good Design and High Performance

Size Matters, Along with Good Design and High Performance

On Earth Day, Seattle- and Portland-based construction company Hammer & Hand unveiled the winners of perFORM 2014: A House Design Competition. The competition challenged emerging architecture professionals to fuse high design with high performance building in the design of a ...

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