Efficiency and sustainability to shape future of nonresidential construction

Submitted by digital on Thu, 02/11/2016 - 20:08
{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[],"markups":[["a",["href","http:\/\/www.aia.org"]]],"sections":[[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Washington, D.C. \u2013 February 11, 2016 \u2013 To provide an overview of the changes expected in building design over the next decade, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) surveyed nationally leading architects for their perspectives. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"\u201cEmerging technologies are becoming the dominant force in how buildings are being designed,\u201d said AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, PhD. \u201cBuildings in their own right are becoming far more energy efficient, and certain technologies are increasing both the efficiency of the people using the buildings and the project delivery methods in which buildings are being designed and constructed.\u201d"]]],[1,"h3",[[0,[],0,"Top nonresidential design trends for the next 10 years:"]]],[3,"ul",[[[0,[],0,"Water conservation, solar and wind power generation will become more prevalent over the next decade"]],[[0,[],0,"Architects will specify more innovative building materials such as composites and new glass \/ glazing technologies to allow for expanded design options"]],[[0,[],0,"Increased use of natural daylighting techniques and of lighting technology systems, including automation controls and motion-sensor activated lights"]],[[0,[],0,"Building Information Modeling software use will grow substantially, along with alternative project delivery methods and lean construction practices that will increase the efficiency of the building design process and throughout the lifecycle of the building"]]]],[1,"h3",[[0,[],0,"About The American Institute of Architects"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Founded in 1857, the American Institute of Architects consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public well-being. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards. The AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world. Visit "],[0,[0],1,"www.aia.org"],[0,[],0,"."]]]]}
Renewable energy and technological innovations key elements of design approaches
To provide an overview of the changes expected in building design over the next decade, the AIA surveyed nationally leading architects for their perspectives.
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