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    LEED GOLD ELDER LIVING

    As "green" principles begin to take hold in U.S. firms, those architects who have been following them the longest are demonstrating a refined and diverse understanding of what "sustainability" means to a building's occupants. For the NBBJ design team for the Washington State Veterans' Home, sustaining the elderly inhabitants' quality of life was a key component of the design intent.

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    SUSTAINABLE HOUSING PROTOTYPES

    At the United Nations Habitat World Urban Forum in Vancouver, British Columbia, in June 2006, Living Steel announced the results of its International Competition for Sustainable Housing. Living Steel is a consortium of steel companies and associations that has teamed with the UN to find solutions to worldwide housing shortages.

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