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Intro Letter to the September/October 2020 Issue of commARCH

September 15, 2020, by dhorowitz

The Project Innovation Manager


The Project Innovation Manager is the key role for an efficien...

July 22, 2020, by KPReddy

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INTRO LETTER TO THE JULY/AUGUST 2020 ISSUE OF COMMARCH

July 01, 2020, by dhorowitz

Renegade


Intro letter to the May/June 2020 Issue of commARCH

May 01, 2020, by dhorowitz

Element. Energy.


INTRO LETTER TO THE MARCH/APRIL 2020 ISSUE OF COMMARCH As t...

March 01, 2020, by dhorowitz

HUMBLE


INTRO LETTER TO THE January/February 2020 ISSUE OF COMMARCH

January 01, 2020, by dhorowitz

no BYSTANDERS


INTRO LETTER TO THE November/December ISSUE OF COMMARCH

November 01, 2019, by dhorowitz

so reborn. MOVING FORWARD.


Intro letter to the September/October 2019 "reBorn" issue of C...

September 01, 2019, by dhorowitz

Build the Vote 3D Tour

GRAPHISOFT announces their "Build the Vote" effort. Using 3D designs in Archicad, made by firms from NY, DC, Chicago, and ...

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WHITE PAPERS


WHY DO WE FEEL BETTER WITH WOOD?

This commARCH White Paper focuses on how Wood shows psychological and physiological benefits, according to research. Wood has been used as a building material for millennia, but its benefits to people who live, work, and gather in the built environment are only beginning to be understood. Researchers are discovering that wood can contribute to the health and wellbeing of building occupants. While many people would agree that wood is visually pleasing, its aesthetic properties affect humans on a deeper level. Can the use of natural elements in building design enhance moods and reduce stress? Can they improve focus, creating environments that enhance productivity and learning? In this white paper, we’ll examine the benefits of an emerging design approach, and the science behind it