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THIRTY YEARS OF EMERGING VOICES: IDEA, FORM, RESONANCE

By The Architectural League of New York, Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

The prestigious Emerging Voices Award was created in 1982 by the Architectural League of New York to showcase the work of early- to mid-career North American architects. Each year, through an invited competition, a jury selects practitioners or firms with a significant body of realized work that represents the best of its kind and has the potential to impact the future of architecture and landscape design. Emerging Voices 30 documents and critically assesses the first three decades of the League's Emerging Voices program. 

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THE GREENEST HOME

by Julie Torres-Moskovitz,  Princeton Architectural Press

The Greenest Home showcases eighteen of the world's most attractive Passive Houses by forward-thinking architects such as Bernheimer Architecture, Olson Kundig Architects, and Onion Flats.

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MODERN AMERICAN HOUSING: HIGH-RISE, REUSE,INFILL

by Peggy Tully,  Princeton Architectural Press

Modern American Housing brings together the most enlightened thinkers from the worlds of architecture, social practice, and real estate development to present the latest developments in the design and construction of new housing stock in re-urbanizing cities throughout the United States.

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AMERICAN PASSIVE HOUSE DEVELOPMENTS

by Mary James,  Low Carbon Productions

Chapter 5: Making More with Modulars: Belfield Townhomes

Over the last two years, however, architects and builders have scaled up and branched out, constructing the next generation of Passive House buildings, including large multifamily, mixed-use, and commercial buildings—and often at no or a very small cost premium. 


2014

azero 2226: COMFORT SENZA IMPIANTI

 By Edicom Edizioni,  AZERO, Vol 12, pp44-49

The Italian architecture magazine AZERO EdicomEdizioni has written an article about the Belfield Townhomes project.

June 26th


2012

FROM THE GROUND UP: INNOVATIVE GREEN HOMES

By Peggy Tully, Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

In From the Ground Up editor Peggy Tully presents the results of an international competition to create new models for affordable high-performance green homes in urban residential neighborhoods. Developed for a vacant infill site in Syracuse's Near Westside, these ambitious projects offer an array of innovative designs that provide a new vision for once-vital urban residential neighborhoods and well-designed energy-efficient homes throughout the United States.

October 24th


2011

GREY AREA: Provocations on the Future of Preservation

By Elise Vider,Gray Area, pg. 34-35, 110-115,

Using the Philadelphia region as a point of departure—but encouraging regional, national and global perspectives—Gray Area considered preservation in light of new economic realities, demographic shifts, technological changes, environmental pressures, and myriad fast-changing factors.

October 19th|Download PDF

ECO-URBAN DESIGN

By John A. Flannery, Karen M. Smith, Publisher: Springer

"Eco-Urban Design" focuses on the unprecedented challenges currently faced by architects and designers. In a world where climate change, diminishing natural resources and an increasing global population have become indisputable facts of life there is now a rising demand for evolved buildings that no longer endanger the Earth's fragile ecological systems.

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August 1st

21st CENTURY SUSTAINABLE HOMES

By Mark Cleary, Publisher: Images Publishing Dist Ac

Another addition to the highly successful 21st Century series The latest in sustainable housing design trends from around the world, providing inspiration and practical ideas Features lush color photographs of visually spectacular and environmentally-friendly architecture Showcases detailed plans and descriptions of each house and its sustainable elements. Necessity is the mother of invention, and the global necessity of facing the challenges of Climate Change has unleashed the inventive powers of architects around the world, many of whom are tackling the problem in original and highly creative ways.

July 16th


2009

HOCO DENSITY HOUSING CONSTRUCTION AND COSTS

by Aurora Fernández Per, Javier Mozas , Javier Arp, Publisher: a+t architecture publishers

Part of the Density series, this sizeable addition provides a comparative analysis of 32 collective housing projects with particular emphasis on the study and comparison of construction systems along the with a detailed cost analysis of each featured project. Within this context specific aspects such as density ratios, floor plans, housing types, façade and roof systems and sustainability strategies are also examined. Accompanied by photographs, technical drawings and explanatory texts, architects with works featured include: Adamo-Faiden Arquitectos, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, Atelier Kempe Thill, FOA, Gigon Guyer, MVRDV, Office dA, and, Urbanus Architecture & Design.

December 1st

GROWING URBAN HABITATS: SEEKING A NEW HOUSING DEVELOPMENT MODEL

By Susanne Schindler, and William R. Morrish, Publisher: William Stout

Based on the goals of "Urban Habitats," a design competition held in 2005 by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville and the Charlottesville Community Design Center for the redevelopment of a local trailer park, this book frames sixteen design opportunities for affordable, dense, compact, and sustainable housing. Case studies selected from the Urban Habitats proposals and contemporary work, by innovative designers such as Anderson Anderson, Koning Eizenberg, Office dA, Onion Flats, Zoka Zola, Pyatok, and more.

November 11th

PHILADELPHIA ARCHITECTURE: A GUIDE TO THE CITY

By John Andrew Gallery, Publisher: Paul Dry Books

Philadelphia Architecture provides descriptions and photographs of over 400 of the city's important buildings. With seven walking tours, historical timelines, and short biographies of Philadelphia architects (including Frank Furness and Louis Kahn), the book will appeal to visitors, residents, and architecture enthusiasts.

July 1st

GREEN LIVING BY DESIGN

By Jean Nayar, Publisher: Filipacchi Publishing,  Forward By: Tim McDonald

Filled with easy, insider tips on everything from insulation, carpentry, lighting, and complete renovations to simple projects like redecorating;Green Living by Design is the source for anyone who wants their home to be chic and eco-friendly.

May 1st