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    BAN TALKS TO STUDENTS

    As a noted architectural experimenter, Japanese architect Shigeru Ban was a natural choice as keynote speaker to open the student-run HOPES (Holistic Options for Planet Earth Sustainability) conference for 2006 in April. Now in its 12th year, the conference weaves together a mix of architectural scholars, practitioners, and students to promote a deeper understanding of sustainable design issues.

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    CHILL DATA

    When we think of "data center," what comes to mind most readily may be a low, nondescript warehouse in a flat, featureless industrial park. But think again. RTKL Associates, in designing the Highmark Data Center in West Hanover Township, Pennsylvania, built the structure into a hillside, to great functional advantage, and achieved a LEED silver rating in the bargain.

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    School Recognized for Green Design — Seattle Times, 2006.0510

    Home, Efficient Home — Hartford Courant, 2006.0509

    HOK Earns Sustainable Leadership Award — Interior Design, 2006.0509

    How Green Is Your Building? BMC Will Tell You — Mumbai Newsline, 2006.0509

    Green Promises — Boston Globe, 2006.0508

    Anyone Home? — Frieze.com, 2006.0508

    Radiance: First Highrise Condo to Be Certified Energy Efficient — Toronto Star, 2006.0506

    Green Roofs Are a Growing Phenomenon in Richmond — Richmond Review, 2006.0506

    Will of the People — RenewableEnergyAccess.com, 2006.0505

    Green Energy Benny Farm Takes Bronze at the Holcim Awards — Canadian Architect, 2006.0504

    Hydro Wall — Cool Hunting, 2006.0504

    Consumers Tell Peabody to Clean Up Its Act on Climate Change — Co-op American press release, 2006.0504

    224.6M Pounds of Post-Consumer Carpet Diverted in 2005 — Carpet America Recovery Effort press release, 2006.0503

    The Green House — Independent Digital, 2006.0503

    State to Announce Energy-Efficient Housing Efforts — Courier Post, 2006.0503

    Green Building Documentary Series on PBS — Building Green TV online, 2006.0503

    Students Prepare for Solar Decathlon — MIT Press Release, 2006.0503

    "Green" Architecture Way of Future — Northern Life, 2006.0502

    World's Largest Solar Farm Taking Root in New Mexico Desert — e.magazine.com, 2006.0502

    Haworth Opens Green D.C. Showroom — Interior Design, 2006.0502

    "Charlie" Brown Uses Dreary Weather in Greener Buildings — Chief Engineer, 2006.0501

    Alliance for Sustainable Built Environments Adds Member USG — Alliance for Sustainable Built Environments press release, 2006.0501

    Blue-Dollar Green — EDC, 2006.05 Edition

    24/7 Green — EDC, 2006.05 Edition

    A Century of Environmental Leadership — EDC, 2006.05 Edition

    First, Do No Harm — EDC, 2006.05 Edition

    Building industry coalesces around environmental techniques — Register Guard, 2006.0430

    Buford Company a Leader in Green Building Techniques — Gwinnett Business Journal, 2006.0430

    'Green Roofs' Growing More Popular — CNN, 2006.0428

    UT Nursing School 'Green-Lighted' Again — Houston Chronicle, 2006.0428

    World's Biggest Solar Farm Planned for New Mexico — Planet Ark, 2006.0427

    An open house for the future — North Jersey, 2006.0427

    'Green' Roof Showcases Global Trend — ENN, 2006.0427

    The Great Debate Over Certified Wood — Healthy Building News, 2006.0427

    ASLA Dedicates Green Roof at Washington, D.C. Headquarters — ASLA press release at PR Newswire, 2006.0427

    Holcim Awards Honor Sustainable Construction — Holcim Foundation press release, 2006.0425

    L.A. Valley College Marks Grand Opening of First "Green" Building — Los Angeles Valley College press release, 2006.0424

    Green Pioneers — San Francisco Chronicle, 2006.0422

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