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    THEATRICAL CONSCIOUSNESS

    The newly opened Mondavi Center, for music, dance, and theater, is part of a master plan for the University of California at Davis aimed at creating a new image for the campus. Overcoming the special challenges of designing "green" in a performing arts center, BOORA Architects and Arup engineers have made the building a model of sustainability.

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    GENTLE ON THE BEACH

    The Sustainable Bathhouse Project at the Assateague Island National Seashore in Virginia officially opened in June 2002. This project, on a protective but ever-changing "barrier island," is one of several planning, design, and construction projects currently underway there by the National Park Service. Their objectives are to develop cost-effective, environmentally responsible roadways, parking lots, bathhouses, and visitor contact facilities on the southern end of the island, which serves one million visitors annually.

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    More Environment

    Scientific American Recognizes Solar Cell Research — National Renewable Energy Laboratory press release, 2002.1111

    Eco-Friendly Architecture Apparent in 'Bamboo Roof' — Houston Chronicle, 2002.1111

    Court Instructs U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service To Tell Builders Where The Birds Are — National Association of Home Builders, 2002.1106

    A Lofty Building Assignment with Low-Maintenance Ambiance — Seattle Times, 2002.1103

    Hit a Wall — Natural Home, 2002.1101

    Teaching Green — Metropolis, 2002.1101

    When Less Is Moore — Metropolis, 2002.1101

    Buyers, Builders Taking Interest in Green Homes — Con.WEB, 2002.1029

    Sarasota County Construction Going Green — Sun-Herald, 2002.1016

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