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Learn in an Authentic Way – Cathedral Stone Workshop Recap

During a recent site visit in New York City, I encountered a unique learning opportunity. The building, adorned with several brownstones in need of repair, immediately caught my attention. Some stones were partially patched, revealing an inconsistency in the repair process – the cracks hadn’t been squared off properly, resulting in patches too thin to maintain their integrity. It was

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Henson is a Passive House Accelerator!

Happy Climate Week! Henson Architecture is proud to be Passive House Accelerator‘s Sponsor of the Week. Passive House Accelerator is an important global catalyst for Zero Carbon Building. We are excited to share our developing work with this inspiring organization sharing innovation in Passive House design and construction to the Passive House community as well as the broader public. Henson

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Sustainable Features of Vernacular Design

How did we keep ourselves comfortable before the advent of modern, energy-intensive strategies like air-conditioning? Understanding and utilizing traditional design techniques can go a long way towards thermal comfort, durability, and resilience before being supplemented by modern building systems, materials and detailing. Henson Architecture’s Senior Associate, Cory Rouillard, will be giving a guest lecture on this topic on Tuesday, September

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The Latest Design Trend: “House Hushing”

We are thrilled to announce that Jane Sanders, Henson’s Associate Principal and Director of Sustainability, was mentioned in an article titled “House Hushing: The Latest Design Trend,” on Lloyd Alter’s Carbon Upfront! newsletter. Alter is the author of Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle and teaches Sustainable Design at Toronto Metropolitan University. The article contrasted “house hushing” which is an interior

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