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    MULTIFAMILY SOLAR

    This is the story of Wolfurt, Vorarlberg, low-cost, compact multifamily terraced housing on the slopes of the Bregenz Forest. Architect Gerhard Zweier has provided eight families with dividable floor plans, ample daylight, and large gardens. Although the energy conservation results are not perfect, the example is instructive. Editor

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    AIRFLOW ON THE BEACH

    The architecture and culture of the small island nation of the Dominican Republic are endangered by large hotel complexes that are encroaching on formerly remote beaches. In their rush to capitalize on this big business, Dominicans seem to be forgetting how to design low-energy structures for their tropical environment.

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    More Environment

    U.S. Orders Checks for Corrosion at Nuclear Reactors — New York Times, 2002.0326

    Eco-Friendly Digs in Bel-Air — Los Angeles Times, 2002.0324

    "Final Four" Asked to Submit Park Plans — ENN, 2002.0322

    Old is New Again in Earth-Friendly Home — Denver Post, 2002.0321

    Wood Stove Changeout Program Reduces Pollution in 12 States — BuildingOnline, 2002.0319

    For Some Homeowners, the Sun Is at the Center of an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle — Baltimore Sun, 2002.0318

    15 Home Builders Earn Energyvalue Awards — National Renewable Energy Laboratory press release, 2002.0318

    New Energy Systems Enhance National Security — National Renewable Energy Laboratory press release, 2002.0314

    Model 'Eco-City' Could Soon Rise in Senegal — Yahoo News, 2002.0312

    Federal Agency Proposes Settlement, Agrees that Salmon, Steelhead Habitat Must Be Determined by Sound Science — National Association of Home Builders, 2002.0311

    California State Facilities Get Blueprint to Go Green — AIArchitect, 2002.0308 Edition

    More Buildings Put Green on the Drawing Board — Augusta Chronicle, 2002.0308

    Back to Basics for College Buildings — Los Angeles Times, 2002.0306

    Brownfields Bill Will Help Revitalize Urban and Rural Communities — National Association of Home Builders, 2002.0306

    Landscape Architects Pit Ideas against Dirty Water — Boston Globe, 2002.0305

    A Swedish Housing Exposition Aims to Marry Sustainability and Urban Form — ASLA Online, 2002.03

    New Residential Clothes Washer Energy-Efficiency Standard — Environmental Energy Technologies Division., LBL, Newsletter, 2002 Spring Edition

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