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    TWO GREEN HOUSES

    Fifty-one-year-old Kengo Kuma, among the best-known Japanese architects of his generation, tends to use each of his residential commissions to explore a single building material. In a dense Tokyo neighborhood, for example, he designed the so-called Plastic House.

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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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    More Environment

    Steelcase Earns Environmental Award — Interior Design, 2006.0517

    'Greenwash': A Way to Say 'Hogwash' — New York Times, 2006.0517

    Architects Are a Lagging Indicator for Sustainable Design — New York Times, 2006.0517

    Green Property: Sensitive to Natural Concerns — Independent Digital, 2006.0517

    The House That Will Built — Independent Digital, 2006.0516

    City's Green-Building Effort Waiting to Bloom — MSNBC, 2006.0514

    Give Me a Shelter — Guardian Unlimited, 2006.0514

    Home Builders Switch On the 'Invisible' Solar Panels — ZDNet, 2006.0511

    Developers Catch 'Green' Building Fever — Business Edge, 2006.0511

    NREL Solar Researcher Honored with World PV Award — National Renewable Energy Laboratory press release, 2006.0510

    Green Building Bible 3rd Edition Well under Way — Green Building, 2006.0510

    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 is the first highrise condo to be certified for energy efficiency — Toronto Star, 2006.0506

    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

    "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

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

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