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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 19...