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    CRADLE TO CRADLE WINNER

    In 2002, architect William McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart published Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, in which they argued that energy efficiency and waste reduction are not sufficient as sustainability goals. Architects should instead aim for waste avoidance. To explore possibilities for implementation, an international Cradle to Cradle Home Design and Construction Competition called for submissions with innovative approaches to materials and systems for sustainable residential design. The winning team, from Seattle, presents their design that reflects the paradigm and vision laid out in the book. — Editor

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    COOL COLORS: COOLER ROOFS

    Roofs and the rainbow of colors used in roofing materials are getting cooler, thanks to research by scientists in the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Environmental Energy Technologies Division (EETD). "Cooler" roofs reflect more solar radiation, and in warm climates, this means lower interior temperatures and smaller cooling loads, saving energy and money.

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    More Environment

    Architect Wins Environmental Design Prize — icWales, 2005.0720

    Wal-Mart to Open 'Green' Store — Chicago Tribune, 2005.0720

    Trade Associations Set the Greenwash Agenda — Healthy Building Network, 2005.0719

    Sixteen Architecture Group Presidents Sign Environmental Declaration — AIArchitect, 2005.0718

    A Turn for the Better — Guardian Unlimited, 2005.0718

    In Growing State, Floridians Must Learn to Live Differently — Tallahassee Democrat, 2005.0716

    Manitoba Hydro Unveils Design for Energy-Efficient Headquarters — Canadian Architect, 2005.0715

    Eco-Designs on Future Cities — BBC News, 2005.0714

    RMI's CEO Debunks Dangerous Nuclear Theology — Rocky Mountain Institute newsletter, 2005.0713

    Competitive Electricity from Photovoltaic Concentrators 'Imminent' — National Renewable Energy Laboratory press release, 2005.0713

    Manitoba Hydro Unveils Final Design for Energy Efficient HQ — Archiseek, 2005.0712

    Old Carpet, Scraps Being Tapped as New Energy Source — ENN, 2005.0711

    As Solar Gets Smaller, Its Future Gets Brighter — San Francisco Chronicle, 2005.0711

    Streetscape Design Calls for the ‘Greening of Downtown’ — Kansas City Star, 2005.0709

    NREL Takes Two R&D 100 Awards — National Renewable Energy Laboratory press release, 2005.0708

    Red, White, Blue and Very Green — San Francisco Business Times, 2005.0708

    Santa Monica Library Seeks LEED Silver — Interior Design, 2005.0705

    Sustainable Living in a Passive Solar Home — Star Phoenix, 2005.0705

    In California Farm Country, University Builds Campus — ENR, 2005.0704

    Sustainability: Inciting a Green Revolution — AIArchitect, 2005.0704

    Green, with a High Gloss — Los Angeles Times, 2005.0630

    Big Box Battles — Slatin Report, 2005.0629

    Sunshine Mapping from Space Means Brighter Solar Energy Future — ESA Portal, 2005.0629

    North Cascades Educational Learning Center Offers Classes in Nature — Skagit Valley Herald, 2005.0626

    "Las Vegas Declaration" Calls for Pollution Reduction — American Institute of Architects press release, 2005.0622

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