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    SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOP

    Along with the recent surge in knowledge about, and adoption of, sustainability practices has come a realization that senior staff in architecture firms are confronting topics that scarcely existed when they were in architecture school.

    In some cases, learning new technologies can be assigned to junior staff. But when the topic, like sustainability, is so integrated in the very art and science and business of design, it's time for senior staff to go back to school themselves.

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    AUSTRIAN SKY GARDEN

    Until around the turn of the 21st century, high-rise buildings were quite rare in Vienna. Here and there a radio tower or an office building would reach above the Austrian capital's skyline, but skyscrapers were so rare that the Vienna building regulations classified any building over 65 feet (20 meters) tall as high-rise.

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    More Environment

    Long Island: Standards Called Lacking on Indoor Air Pollution — New York Times, 2002.0217

    Public Awareness Program Designed to Promote the Use of Energy-Efficient Products and Technologies — Energize America Educational Institute press release, 2002.0205

    Call for Entries: 2002 Top 10 Green Buildings — AIArchitect, 2002.0201 Edition

    Assessment of Health Risks Related to Construction — HPAC Engineering, 2002.02

    ASHRAE Handbook Includes New Load Calculation Procedures — EDC, 2002.02 Edition

    Northwest Utilities, Enviros Seek Solution to CFL Disposal Problem — Con.WEB, 2002.0131

    Achieving Excellence through Recycled Building Materials — EDC, 2002.0126

    Comprehensive Energy Bill Would Include Tax Credit — EDC, 2002.0126

    LEED for Existing Buildings Enters the Pilot Phase — EDC, 2002.0126

    How Buildings Behave — EDC, 2002.0126

    Reinventing HVAC Design for Green Buildings — EDC, 2002.0126

    HOK Sustainable Design "Boot Camp" Enables Firm Designers — AIArchitect, 2002.0125 Edition

    Green Buildings are Economically Viable and Good For the Environment — Albany Business Review, 2002.0125

    Energy Independence Day — DesignArchitecture, 2002.0124

    Coast Wind Farm Plan — BBC News, 2002.0118

    Straw-Bale Designer Builds Ultimate Dream House — Oklahoman, 2002.0117

    Design Power, Off The Grid — Architectural Record, 2002.0116

    New Wetlands Rules Will Bring Marginal Regulatory Improvement — National Association of Home Builders, 2002.0115

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