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March 16, 2017 | Project Update | Abingdon, United Kingdom

Routledge publishes “The Fabric Formwork Book” by Mark West
Routledge publishes “The Fabric Formwork Book” by Mark West

“The Fabric Formwork Book: Methods for Building New Architectural and Structural Forms in Concrete” is the first comprehensive monograph on the emerging technology of flexible molds for reinforced concrete architecture. 

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March 10, 2017 | Project update | Yuba City, CA, USA

Sustainable design across the entire life cycle for Swift Lee Office’s modular school buildings
Sustainable design across the entire life cycle for Swift Lee Office’s modular school buildings

Swift Lee Office’s Net Zero Energy (NZE) High-Performing School Prototype has been successfully built on three sites in California. SLO is now a contender to design and manufacture the prototype classroom buildings for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) at various school sites, where it is shifting the discussion on building cost away from the short term to examine sustainability across the building’s life cycle.

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LafargeHolcim Awards – submit your project by March 21, 2017
LafargeHolcim Awards – submit your project by March 21, 2017

The LafargeHolcim Awards is the world's most significant competition in sustainable design. This short video explains who is invited, what projects are eligible and how these are submitted.

LafargeHolcim Awards Roadshow and Greening Asia (Bahasa Indonesia) book launch events
LafargeHolcim Awards Roadshow and Greening Asia (Bahasa Indonesia) book launch events

Nirmal Kishani and Holcim Indonesia hosted two events (January 19 and 20, 2017 to promote the 5th International LafargeHolcim Awards and to launch the translated version of Greening Asia:  Emerging Principles of Sustainable Architecture.

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Mark West is a Visiting Professor or Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology …
Mark West

Mark West is a Visiting Professor or Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA, USA. He is also a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering at the University of Bath, …