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    WHAT IS GREEN ARCHITECTURE?

    As energy costs rise, so does demand for environmentally friendly design for commercial, residential, and public buildings. In May 2001 journalist Lynn Neary met with three architects to talk about building green. This interview was recorded on National Public Radio station WAMU in Washington D.C.

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    BROWNFIELD RECYCLING

    Communities around the world are declaring war on brownfields, those abandoned, idled, or under-used industrial and commercial facilities where redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental contamination. These sites, of which there are some 500,000 throughout the United States, represent pockets of disinvestment, neglect, and, often, missed opportunities.

    Brownfields come in the form of industrial properties, old gas stations, warehouses, or even residential buildings containing lead paint and asbestos.

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    More Environment

    Global warming 'Worse Than Feared' — BBC News, 2001.0712

    Architecture Firm Builds Green Today — Business Times, 2001.0710

    Phoenix's New Federal Courthouse Has `Cool' Appeal — Phoenix Business Journal, 2001.0709

    Cooling Towers Of Torrent — Economic Times, 2001.0708

    Vinyl recycling project: a long-gone success story — Earth Times, 2001.0705

    'Natural House' Is Part Experiment, Part Rebellion — Japan Times, 2001.0703

    Laird: 'Green Design' Sprouts On Prairie — Des Moines Register, 2001.0701

    Tall And Green EPA Headquarters Aims To Maximize Energy Efficiency — San Francisco Chronicle, 2001.0625

    Sun, Light And Everything Right... — Economic Times, 2001.0624

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