Ecolibrium

 

June 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Sky lantern
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Home to the Vancouver’s financial and central business district, West Georgia Street is replete with architectural monuments and landmark buildings. But as Sean McGowan discovered, the addition of a visually stunning and high‑performing office tower is set to shine a new light on the city’s skyline. 
Antifragile

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What makes HVAC&R systems resilient? Stewart Monti reports on an AIRAH-led investigation around recommendations for adaptable maintenance and service.

Community of enquiry

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The University of South Australia’s Cancer Research Institute introduces a world‑class research, teaching and public engagement facility to Adelaide’s expanding health and biomedical precinct. As Sean McGowan discovered, the services-heavy nature of the building required a holistic approach to its design.

The impact of jet fans

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This paper will present a general design arrangement for jet fans and sprinkler heads that satisfies the relevant standards and the FRNSW recommendations.

By Firas Shawash, Affil.AIRAH