The cost of neglecting research just went up.
By Dominic Mercier for AIArchitect
There’s no “setting and forgetting” when it comes to research in practice for Z Smith, AIA, a researcher with a physics background and a doctorate in engineering who is a principal and director of sustainability and building performance at New Orleans–based Eskew+Dumez+Ripple (EDR).
“Most design presentations are a string of hypotheses,” he says. “Now, with the rise in prominence of environmental architecture, they predict that the building will use less energy or less water. But the funny thing is that as I got into architecture I learned that architects almost never go back to find out if that is true.”
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