Contemporary insulation precedents

I'm in a wall section class and I have an assignment that requires: "Raise the level roof to R-49, walls to R-21 and floors to R-38, as if the project is located in a cold climate. " so I was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of contemporary insulating precedents/technologies/materials/ideas that I can begin to research. thanks

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gregco • 2015

um, is there any further requirement than that? Materials, doors, windows, usage? Cost range? Buildings aren't designed around the insulation- the wall assembly is developed to suit the look and functional requirements of the project.

pauly • 2015

Did you even spend 10 mins listening in class? Lazy student.