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    WINDOWS FOR LIGHT

    No one can deny the historical importance of daylight in determining the form of buildings since, together with the effects of climate and location, daylight availability was fundamental to their design. However, with the introduction of modern sources of electric light, and particularly because of their increasing efficiency since the Second World War, by the 1960s the need to introduce daylight into buildings had appeared to diminish.

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    NEW HOME FOR OLD PHOTOS

    Last year, the American Academy in Rome moved its valuable photographic archive to a newly renovated villa built in the early 1920s. The challenge for Studio Abbate & Vigevano, the architects designing the villa's renovation, was to create a delightful, daylit interior while protecting the delicate negatives from heat and humidity. They call the result a "minimalist model of sustainable architecture."

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    The Green-ing of New York — New York Post, 2002.0501

    Next Generation Lighting Controls — EDC, 2002.05 Edition

    Charging the Battery — EDC, 2002.05 Edition

    Radiant Floor Heating System Used for Cooling — EDC, 2002.05 Edition

    Lighting Up the Reservation — Metropolis, 2002.05 Edition

    Energy Codes Make a Difference in Technologies, but Stop Short of Controlling Design — Con.WEB, 2002.0430

    Use of Solar Energy Urged — Regina Leader Post, 2002.0430

    The Green Room — Guardian Unlimited, 2002.0428

    DOE Announces Largest-Ever Purchse of Renewable Energy — DOE Press Release, 2002.0422

    COTE Top 10 Green Projects for 2002 — AIArchitect, 2002.0419 Edition

    AIA/COTE 2002 Top Ten Green Projects — AIA News Release at DesignCommunity, 2002.0417

    'Zero Energy Homes are Builder's Pride — Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 2002.0415

    We Should Recycle Buildings as Well as Cities — Sacramento Business Journal, 2002.0412

    Schools Seek to Raise Fortunes by Harnessing the Wind — Minneapolis Star Tribune, 2002.0411

    The First Little Pig Was Right! — Christian Science Monitor, 2002.0410

    Green on Target — Irish Times, 2002.0410

    Green-Roof Technology is Beginning to Find Audience — Chicago Tribune, 2002.0406

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