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    URBANE WATERFRONT

    Two expansive dockland peninsulas on Amsterdam's eastern waterfront have been transformed into landmark residential neighborhoods. Without compromising the traditions and character of the Dutch city, the striking Borneo Sporenburg housing project emphasizes the importance of open space within a high-density environment. The project, its master planner Adriaan Geuze, and his firm, West 8 Urban Design & Landscape Architecture of Rotterdam, have been awarded the seventh Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design by Harvard Design School, where the project is on exhibit.

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    TWO HOUSES FROM GREEN ARCHITECTURE

    The Eisaku Ushida and Kathryn Findlay studio is a husband-and-wife partnership founded in 1988 as a bicultural (Japan and Scotland) collaboration and best known for its work dealing with architecture as a reflection of regional topography and the psychological interface between habitat, technology, and nature.

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    Zero Energy Manufactured Home Installed in Idaho — Con.WEB, 2002.1126

    Alliance Board Earmarks $3.3 Million for Commercial Buildings Initiative — Con.WEB, 2002.1126

    Brownfields: The More You Dig, the More You'll Find — AEC Workforce, 2002.1125

    EPA Lauds Smart Growth Projects — AIArchitect, 2002.1122

    'Green Roofs' Hailed as Money-Savers — Des Moines Register, 2002.1120

    Building Proves to Be a Model of Efficiency — Baltimore Sun, 2002.1118

    Rating "Green" Laboratories — Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory newsletter, 2002.1114

    Web-Based Assessment Tool for Day/Electric Lighting — Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory newsletter, 2002.1114

    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

    When Less Is Moore — Metropolis, 2002.1101

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