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    LEEDING GREEN IN INDIA

    A new building in Hyderabad, India is the first structure outside the United States to receive the prestigious "platinum" LEED rating from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The building is special also because its construction combined ancient practices with modern architecture, reaffirming the applicability of traditional architectural knowledge to today's notions of sustainability.

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    ON NOT COOKING CLIENTS

    On a recent trip to Havana, Cuba, I observed colonial architecture with characteristic thick adobe walls and naturally ventilated courtyards that were cool and comfortable, in marked contrast to the hot and humid conditions outside the building.

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    Crusade Afoot to Create Shade for the Valley — AZCentral, 2004.0922

    CMH Architects Designing 'Green' Building at Auburn — Birmingham Business Journal, 2004.0921

    LEEDing by Example — AIArchitect, 2004.0920

    House Building Study Reveals Massive Waste Issue — Scoop, 2004.0920

    Nonprofit Groups Oppose Development near Everglades — Primezone Media Network, 2004.0920

    The Greenest House on the Block — Portland Tribune, 2004.0917

    Green Building Leads to Increased Efficiency and ROI — GreenBiz.com, 2004.0917

    Dampness and Mold Growth in Buildings — Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Environmental Energy Technologies Division Newsletter, 2004.0916

    Health Care Industry Diagnoses Cost Savings — GreenBiz.com, 2004.0916

    Freedom Tower Will Be Green Giant  — Wired News, 2004.0915

    New York City Mayor Recommits to Ambitious Recycling Pact — New York Times, 2004.0914

    Smart Growth: A Measure of Sustainability? — TLUC, 2004.0914

    New 187-Watt d.Blue: Kyocera's Most Powerful PV Module to Date — Kyocera Solar, Inc. press release, 2004.0913

    Does Voluntary Environmentalism Work? — Technology Review, 2004.0908

    Architects Urged to Copy India — BBC News, 2004.0908

    A Showcase for Sustainable Design — EDC, 2004.0907

    Kansas City's 'Green' Arena Could Be the Envy of Others — Ledger-Enquirer, 2004.0907

    Konarka Acquires Siemens’ Organic Photovoltaic Research — Konarka Technologies, Inc. press release, 2004.0907

    Roof Gardens: Looking Good, Saving Money — Boston Globe, 2004.0906

    Pushback on Green Technology — BDC, 2004.0901

    Good Green Fun — Independent Digital, 2004.0901

    Sustaining Learning in Green Schools — Green Guide, 2004.09

    A 'Green' School Saves on Costs of Energy — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2004.0830

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