The Atlantic Cities featured the St. Louis Public Library, Central Library in an online article this morning titled, “The Simple Philosophy Behind St. Louis’ Spectacular Central Library Renovation.” Emily Badger penned the article and does a strong job of blending the library’s heritage with the transformative renovation effort that will enable it to serve the [...]
Those who believe we build too many walls and not enough bridges may reconsider after taking a peek at recent innovations making walls stronger, safer and energy-efficient. Researchers at the Karlsuhne Institute of Technology in Germany have developed an earthquake-resistant wallpaper to give occupants more time to escape buildings when an earthquake hits. The material, [...]
There is beauty in simplicity …
The St. Louis Public Library, Central Library continues to earn press and high praise as the Washington Post recently featured it in its Style Blog. Writer Ron Charles delivers strong praise for the library when he writes, “The library closed almost three years ago for a $70-million renovation. The results of that work are now open [...]
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Cannon Design’s St. Louis office cleaned up at the local USGBC chapter Growing Green awards last week. Nominated in three categories, the firm earned recognition in two of them (which we believe to be a first). The firm was well represented at the event with a full nine-person table. The nominations included the firm’s Office [...]
Sometimes, you just need to look at a daunting challenge and tell yourself that it’s worth taking a shot. It’s that courageous thinking that marks the Vibram brand and led them to launch their innovative FiveFingers design. As the story goes, Rober Fliri first approached Vibram with the ultra-minimal FiveFingers prototype in 2005, five years before [...]
The St. Louis Public Library, Central Library is featured in the March issue of Architect. The online version of the article can be found on pages 90-98. Central Library, the crown jewel of the St. Louis Public Library system, closed its doors in 2010 for a two-year restoration and renewal of the historic 1912 Cass [...]
The California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Linde + Robinson Environmental Institute and Cannon Design have been recognized for their use of the eVap Chiller Series at the cutting-edge sustainable facility. The S-Lab International Sustainable Laboratory Competition informed Caltech it has made the shortlist for its 2013 competition. Caltech uses eVap extensively at its Linde + [...]
Sketches, Plans and Designs – There’s a lot on the boards.
With a design that merges the “high tech” world of medicine with the “high touch” needs of cancer patients to provide customized, holistic care, the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, Arizona, focuses on outpatient care, with a unique environment incorporating natural light, artwork, water features and views of nature. At the north entry, [...]
In the March/April issue of Green Building and Design, the University Hospitals, Seidman Cancer Center is featured; and with the help of Karl Carlen, sustainability coordinator for the project, the author takes the reader on a tour of the facility from a sustainable perspective. Creating an environment of well being filled with light, the 375,000 [...]
Offering in-depth stories and editorials on the latest facilities management issues, Tradeline’s Exclusive Reports are a must-read resource for those individuals in the healthcare industry; particularly facilities managers and planners. In Tradeline’s reports for February, the Gates Vascular Institute/Clinical Translational Research Center is among those projects profiled. The building’s unique design that stacks a translational [...]
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