Efficiencies

The Benefits of Airflow Studies

Andrew Oldeman, PE, CEM, LEED AP

For every project, both architectural and engineering, efficiency is a top priority. For data center clients, airflow studies are an excellent means of achieving maximum efficiency. They provide an accurate evaluation of proposed and actual effectiveness, both during design and post-construction. 

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SMMA's Life Science Studio

Target-Value Design

SMMA Life Science Studio

A Q&A with SMMA's Life Science Studio on the process and benefits of Target-Value Design (TVD). From budget planning to establishing program requirements, our studio leaders came up with insight and answers about the process of designing to cost.

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Embodying the Spirit of Collaboration

Andrew Elliott, ASLA

Not all landscape architects and civil engineers are cut from the same cloth; however, the methodologies employed by each profession when tackling design challenges tend to be somewhat consistent. Landscape architects typically approach site design from a visual and experiential perspective, while...

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