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    NATURALLY COOL CONVENTION CENTER

    Echoing the shape of bridges arcing over the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is the new David L. Lawrence Convention Center. A sail-like roof is suspended from steel cables over the four-story riverfront building.

    The dramatic form designed by architect Rafael Viñoly Architects is more than visually striking, however. The sweeping roof channnels river breezes and creates a degree of natural ventilation that is extraordinary for a building of this type and size.

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    SUSTAINABLE CENTER FOR WOODS HOLE

    It has become common in recent years for architectural clients to take an interest in energy conservation. But a research organization dedicated to studying the effects of human activities on the environment has a responsibility to go still further to apply sustainability as a guiding principle.

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    How Much Mold Is Too Much in Urban Homes? — Aerias press release, 2003.1002

    HUD Grants to Remove Lead from Low-Income Homes — Designare, 2003.1002

    Architecture a Major Culprit in Inefficient Use of Energy — Citizen-Times, 2003.1002

    Architects Could Play a Major Role in Saving Energy — Opinion at Albuquerque Tribune, 2003.1001

    First LEED-Certified Healthcare Facility — Metropolis, 2003.10

    Energy Consumption Concerns American Homeowners — Designare, 2003.0930

    Evaporative Cooler Approved by U.S. Patent Office — Designare, 2003.0929

    More Northwest Homes, Businesses Can Tap into Green Power — Con.WEB, 2003.0929

    Green Office is Model Solution — Herald Tribune, 2003.0929

    Professor Michael Braungart Fights for Good Ecodesign — Office-work.com, 2003.0926

    Green Building Expo Set for Oct. 3-4 — Arizona Business Gazette, 2003.0925

    Open Door for Green Buildings — New York Daily News, 2003.0925

    Office Design Lets the Sun Back In — Sydney Morning Herald, 2003.0922

    GeoPraxis Awarded Funding for gbXML and “Green Building Studio” — GeoPraxis press release, 2003.0922

    Launch of BREEAM Retail, Environmental Performance Method — Building Research Establishment Ltd. press release, 2003.0916

    Vinyl Composition Tile Flooring Achieves GREENGUARD Certification — Designare, 2003.0915

    WTC Wasn't Always Regarded Favorably, Professor Says — The State, 2003.0915

    An Inside Peek at an Environmental Powerhouse — Canadian Business, 2003.0915

    San Jose Housing Project Knows the Way to Green Design — AIArchitect, 2003.0912

    MSU Chips In for Energy-Efficient Habitat House — Clarion-Ledger, 2003.0910

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