The Gateway to Up-To-Date Information on Integrated 'Whole Building' Design Techniques and Technologies
The goal of 'Whole Building' Design is to create a successful high-performance building by applying an integrated design and team approach to the project during the planning and programming phases.
These resource pages explore different aspects of resilience management to control and help reduce the rapidly increasing costs of manmade and natural hazards and ensure that civil infrastructure exhibits a high degree of resilience.
In ancient Roman times, the atrium was the central open area of a house, but today the term atrium is typically associated with commercial and public buildings including offices, health care facilities, libraries, hotels, courthouses, educational facilities, etc.
Auditorium space types are areas for large meetings, presentations, and performances. Auditorium space type facilities may include assembly halls, exhibit halls, auditoriums, and theaters.