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    NEW LIGHT ON THE GYM

    Providing good lighting for gymnasiums would seem to be a simple task, but designing energy-efficient, versatile systems that provide high-quality light can become rather complicated. With the advent of new light sources and fixture types, the old tools and rules of thumb become less viable.

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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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    Blueprint for Future Buildings: Greener — Denver Post, 2004.1110

    Expo on Eco-Building Focuses on Turning Portland 'Green' — ENN, 2004.1110

    Audubon Environmental Learning Center Turns “Green” into “Gold” — AIArchitect, 2004.1108

    Rating System Makes Headway — ENR, 2004.1108

    Rating System Makes Headway — ENR, 2004.1108

    Italy's Green Primary School — BBC News, 2004.1107

    Environmentally Sound Home a Model of Smart, Modern Living — Calgary Herald, 2004.1107

    Environmental Awareness Re-Shapes Design Practices — Memphis Business Journal, 2004.1105

    Eco-Friendly Building Afoot — Houston Chronicle, 2004.1101

    Two Independent Critiques Link Vinyl Flooring and Asthma — Healthy Building Network, 2004.1101

    Where Being Green Can Be Easy — New York Times, 2004.1031

    Traffic Polluting Learning Environments — Sacramento Bee, 2004.1031

    'Green' Building to Rise at Judson — Yahoo News, 2004.1030

    Proposed Wind Project Would Benefit Low-Income People — Con.WEB, 2004.1029

    Winners of Second Annual Betterbricks Awards Announced — BetterBricks press release, 2004.1028

    High-Tech Buildings Using Sea Water, Sun to Save Power — Australian, 2004.1027

    Brainy Buildings — Duluth News Tribune, 2004.1027

    UNM to Seek Green Certification for New Architecture Building — Albequerque Business Journal, 2004.1025

    2004 Savings by Design Awards — Environmental Building News, 2004.1021

    Turner Survey Uncovers Green Building Expectations — Environmental Building News, 2004.1021

    Wolf No Match for This Straw House — Salt Lake Tribune, 2004.1020

    Taliesin West Event Furthers Architect’s Tenets — East Valley Tribune, 2004.1020

    AIA-Supported Brightfields/Brownfields Legislation Passes — AIArchitect, 2004.1018

    Smog Hits a Record Low — Tech Central Station, 2004.1012

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