Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

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Greater New Orleans Urban Planning

Greater New Orleans Urban Planning

A Conversation with Jacob Dunn and Aron Chang

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Why Post-Occupancy Review Is the Future of Design (And How It Can Serve You Now)

Why Post-Occupancy Review Is the Future of Design (And How It Can Serve You Now)

A radical new paradigm is on the way for engaging with projects after they’re “completed”—and clients couldn’t be happier.

Architects are masters of “human-cyborg relations,” says EDR’s Z Smith—able to translate between people’s needs and building technology.

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Submetering is Key for Verified Performance: New Orleans BioInnovation Center

Submetering is Key for Verified Performance: New Orleans BioInnovation Center

The actual utility bills for the initial 12 month period (120kBtu/sf/yr) closely track that projected by computer simulation (119 kBtu/sf/yr). This level of verified performance is reinforced at the operations level by fine-grained energy and comfort monitoring. Each ~1000sf lab + support area unit is individually metered, enabling the building owner to track and compare lighting and plug load consumption, identifying best-practice high performers.

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New Orleans BioInnovation Center Receives COTE Top Ten Award

New Orleans BioInnovation Center Receives COTE Top Ten Award

The New Orleans BioInnovation Center (NOBIC)—a four-story, 65,000 SF, LEED Gold Certified, biotechnology laboratory and incubator facility—has been recognized as one of the year’s Top Ten Green Projects by the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE).

Designed by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, the building is the first laboratory in the State of Louisiana to achieve LEED-Gold Certification and balances beauty with function resulting in a facility that consumes less energy than 90% of its peers.

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Five Projects Receive Six Honors at AIA New Orleans Design Awards Gala

Five Projects Receive Six Honors at AIA New Orleans Design Awards Gala

The work of Eskew+Dumez+Ripple was recently honored with six awards from the New Orleans chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Louisiana Chapter of the US Green Buildings Council (USGBC) during the 2015 AIA’s Design Awards Gala.

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New Louisiana SPCA veterinary office to open this May after 7 year wait

New Louisiana SPCA veterinary office to open this May after 7 year wait

This May, after a seven-year wait, the staff veterinarians at the Louisiana SPCA will be able to go from spaying and neutering animals in a triple-wide trailer to a modern, state-of-the-art facility at their newly expanded Algiers complex.

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