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    GOING GREEN IN NEW ENGLAND

    It's no longer enough to be energy conserving. To be truly "green," a building should integrate efficiency and form, use renewable energy systems, and demonstrate sensitivity to its natural surroundings and to the health of its occupants. It should also rely on materials, construction methods, and operational procedures that cause minimal disturbance to the environment.

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    LEARNING FROM PIERRE KOENIG

    "It was my notion, when I started, to make anonymous architecture for ordinary people." Pierre Koenig (1925 - 2004)

    Ironically, the beautiful steel houses of Pierre Koenig, with their stunning, frank simplicity, graceful proportions, and sunny, contextually attuned openness, could hardly expect anonymity in an American landscape of neocolonial, neoclassical, and neovernacular norms.

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