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    KieranTimberlake Associates has developed a strategy to achieve high performance in lightweight facade systems.

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    High-performance design creates healthy environments for high-performance learning.

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    daylighting is one of the oldest and most treasured aspects of architectural design. Perhaps its history is why designers treat it more like fine art than building technology. In the title of his quintessential book, legendary lighting designer and educator William Lam describes daylight in...