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Back to Basics: Federal Center South Project

Stephanie Egger
July 29, 2015

“…sustainable design has little to do with bio-algae energy generation, Passivehaus insulation standards, or any other bit of green techno jargon. Sustainability begins with design, ends with verified performance, and requires constant questioning along the way. Really, a little bit of inquisitiveness goes a long way.”

And what a great project to remind us of that. Check out this recent story on the Army Corps of Engineers’ regional headquarters in Seattle, Federal Center South.

Read more at Line/Shape/Space.

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Courtesy Benjamin Benschneider Photography.

Stephanie Egger

Stephanie Egger is a building scientist and engineer, and passionate about reducing building energy use through education. She works on the Autodesk Building Performance Analysis Team where she exposes customers to the latest high performance building design tools and provides training on to how best use them. Previously she co-authored and launched a series of online courses that educate the next generation of designers. These courses and related certificate programs (Autodesk Building Performance Analysis Certificate) teach architects and engineers the basics of sustainable design and building performance through simulation and analysis tools. Stephanie pairs the creation of these educational offerings with the commitment to continuous improvement of building-design technology to enable designers to create sustainable and meaningful designs.

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