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Spirit of Collaboration

October 5, 2020

Jen Luoni, director of operations - architecture, at Dacon, described the process of designing and building ABI Lab2. As a bio-incubator, ABI Lab2 was created to foster collaboration and discovery among bio-tech startups, thus accelerating the development of crucial medical therapies. That same spirit of collaboration was employed to create the facility itself, as the developers, Dacon, and technical experts and subcontractors worked together to speed up the building's development.

Cities and Farms are Connected

One of the byproducts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic upheaval and social unrest that followed it, has been ...

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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