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National premiere on public television: April 2014.

The Future of Solar Energy Is Transparent

Despite the fact that solar power is one of the cleanest forms of alternative energy available, it represents only about 1 percent of the nation’s electricity generation and is still rife with problems. Photovoltaic (solar) panels — a common green fixture on buildings, for...

Exhibit: Designing for Disaster, National Building Museum

April 2014 represented the largest tornado outbreak in U.S. history, with a record-breaking 190 of them touching down within a 24-hour period on April 27, according to Weather Underground. Further, natural disasters were reported to have caused $192 billion in damage worldwide —...

Moshe Safdie at TED: What Makes a Building Unique?

We do our best to get into the mind of the architect and reveal the process of designing a building. Sometimes, however, it’s better to hear it straight from the architect. In this TED Talk from 1995, Moshe Safdie — whose Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is featured...
Posted On 28 May 2014
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