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    URBAN ARTS

    The new home for Artists for Humanity in Boston is a creative combination of hard-working architecture, sustainable design and construction, and a reflection of the youth who work and learn in the building. The facility, known as the "EpiCenter," designed by Arrowstreet Architects of Somerville, Massachusetts, is on an infill site in South Boston.

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    SPEC'ING GREEN

    "Architects have the ability to change entire industries with the stroke of a pen. If we specify a material with low carbon dioxide emissions in its fabrication — say, floor tile, carpet, gypsum board — industry will respond. This is the American way. Architects are consumers; they're not always aware of the incredible power they have to change the way products are manufactured."

    — Ed Mazria in Metropolis Magazine.

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    More Environment

    Eden's Green Building Has Radical P.V. Array — Building for a future, 2005.1207

    LEED-Inspired Laboratory by Stubbins Opens at BioSquare — Boston/SF, 2005.1207

    Eco-Building: Too Easy to Be 'Green'? — Charlotte Observer, 2005.1207

    L.A. College Building First in U.S. to Receive Breeam Certification — Greener Buildings, 2005.1206

    Congressional Testimony Reflects on Solar Decathlon — Renewable Energy Access, 2005.1206

    Why Not Use Solar Power? — Gulf Daily News, 2005.1206

    Inventor Bends Bamboo for Revolution — Planet Jackson Hole, 2005.1205

    Family Charts New Territory by Insulating with Straw — The Olympian, 2005.1205

    Builders Already Use Some 'Green' Methods — MSNBC, 2005.1205

    Energy Concerns Fuel Interest in Environmental Construction — AP at News-Journal, 2005.1204

    Green Buildings' Popularity Rising — Daily Iowan, 2005.1202

    Five Projects Lauded for Smart Growth Achievement — AIArchitect, 2005.1202

    New Chair for Australian Green Building Council — Infolink, 2005.1201

    First C2C House Nears Construction — Roanoke Times, 2005.1129

    ‘Green Roofs’ Seen as Top-Flight Idea — Kansas City Star, 2005.1128

    EcoDwelling Program at New College of California — New College of California Web site, 2005.1128

    Green Building Movement Grows — Chicago Tribune, 2005.1127

    St. Louis University Joins the 'Green' Building Trend — St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2005.1127

    Green Roofs in Winter — Science Daily, 2005.1127

    Sustainable Gulf Reconstruction — ENN, 2005.1123

    Sun Shines On North Bay’s Homeless — Sun Power & Geothermal Energy Co., Inc. press release, 2005.1123

    Developers Resist Building Green — bizjournals, 2005.1121

    Use of Design Guide Can Help Earn LEED Credits — FacilitiesNet, 2005.1121

    New Mexico Is Jumping On the LEED Green Bandwagon — bizjournals, 2005.1121

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