Originally published in Interiors & Sources

04/16/2008

Technology is King at D.C.'s Newseum

 
April 16 , 2008
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Technology is King at D.C.'s Newseum
Exhibits, theaters, broadcast studios, and interactive stations – not to mention a 90-foot-high atrium containing a huge video wall – are sure to keep visitors wide-eyed at the Newseum, a news media-themed museum that opened last week in Washington, D.C. From speakers to projectors, advanced technology allows guests to both see and be a part of the action.
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Technology is King at D.C.'s Newseum

Research with a View
Researchers working at a new facility at Columbia University in Palisades, NY, will enjoy picturesque views of the Hudson River, a hillside forest, and the campus interior. The facility also features atria with high clerestory windows to let in plenty of natural light. The layout was driven directly by the needs of its researchers, who study the origin, evolution, and future of the natural world.
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Facility Goes Green in More Ways Than One
As they set out to turn three agricultural fields into the site of an office building, designers used nature to their advantage by incorporating into their design existing rows of mature trees, which now serve as a shade source. And the trees aren’t the only “green” part of the project – high indoor air quality, natural lighting, and roof drains for irrigation all contribute to the facility’s sustainability.
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Education Meets Sustainability
Combining energy efficiency with the amenities for providing a quality education, Quattrocchi Kwok Architects designed a Napa Valley high school with small learning community spaces to offer students a supportive environment for learning and interacting with teachers. Sustainable features include an advanced ground source heat pump, water conservation measures, and natural daylighting.
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