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    DOWN UNDER LOUVERS

    While architects in the Northern Hemisphere have been appropriately fixated on manipulating southern orientations of buildings in pursuit of climate-responsive architecture, those "Down Under" have been giving the same attention to north-facing facades.

    In the new Business School for Auckland University of Technology (AUT) in New Zealand, the architecture firm JASMAX has designed a northwest facade that puts on a visual show in response to the daily sun path.

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    LEED WINERY

    The histories of fine wine and of fine winery architecture have intertwined over the centuries. The design of the winery building can be central to the quality of the wine produced as well as to the winemaker's marketing image. In addition, as a new Canadian winery demonstrates, a good design can reduce energy consumption and waste during production.

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    GEN'S TORRI SUPERIORE

    Perched like a fortress in the foothills of the Liguria maritime alps, the tiny Italian hamlet of Torri Superiore may seem an unlikely flagship in the search for sustainable solutions in architecture, landscape, and lifestyle. But a closer look into this labyrinth of stone dwellings reveals a community working hard to find workable solutions to what many see as a looming global energy famine.

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    Green Architects Win Queen's Award — Green Building, 2006.0928

    Green Day — Nashville Scene, 2006.0928

    Stanley Wins Silver — Daily News Tribune, 2006.0927

    Biggest Ever 'Recycled' Building Comes to NY — Edie, 2006.0927

    Power Firm Gets Wind Farm Green Light Despite Objections — Scotsman Online, 2006.0927

    House Dutiful — Grist, 2006.0926

    Green Buildings Grow Downtown — Tartan Online, 2006.0925

    These Days, Architects Are Seeing Green­ — NJBIZ, 2006.0925

    Get Smart About Going Green — Charlotte Business Journal, 2006.0925

    Building Industry Pros to Tout Green at Expo in S.F. — San Francisco Chronicle, 2006.0924

    Building for a Healthier Population — BBC News, 2006.0923

    Get Help with 'Green' Building — Mercury News, 2006.0923

    Sustainable Condo Spreads Green Message — Toronto Star, 2006.0923

    Al Gore Supports AIA Policy to Reduce Energy Use in Buildings — American Institute of Architects press release, 2006.0922

    Solar Expert to Speak at College's Lorusso Building — The Register, 2006.0921

    Green Transformation for Surry Hills Community Centre — Infolink, 2006.0921

    First Solar-Powered Office Commemorated — Albuquerque Tribune, 2006.0921

    Green Spin — Boston Globe, 2006.0921

    Al Gore: Global Warming Is the Immediate Crisis — Scoop, 2006.0920

    ASU's ISTB II Earns LEED Certification — ASU Insight, 2006.0920

    'It's Not Green If It's Not Fair' — Miami Herald-Tribune, 2006.0920

    Herman Miller Facilities Earn Green Awards — Interior Design, 2006.0919

    'Save Energy and Cash' Challenge — BBC News, 2006.0918

    LEED Version 3.0 Aims to Respond to Market's Needs — FacilitiesNet, 2006.0918

    'Green' Building Finding a Residential Market, Too — Puget Sound Business Journal, 2006.0918

    Texas University Building a Lesson in Green in Itself — Pueblo Cheiftain, 2006.0917

    Construction Conserves Resources to Save Energy — The State, 2006.0917

    Oregon State's Kelley Engineering Center — Gold Hill News, 2006.0915

    Emerging Professionals Must Embrace Sustainable Design — AIArchitect, 2006.0915

    College of Engineering Pushes Boundaries of Sustainability — Penn State Live, 2006.0915

    Warming Expert: Only Decade Left to Act in Time — MSNBC, 2006.0914

    Architecture Unplugged — San Diego Daily Transcript, 2006.0914

    Steril-Aire Bulletin Focuses on "UVC and Commercial Buildings" — , 2006.0914

    LEEDing the Pack — L A Weekly, 2006.0913

    New World Trade Center Development Aims to Be Green — FacilitiesNet, 2006.0912

    New World Trade Center Will Use Fuel Cell Power Plants — FuelCellWorks, 2006.0911

    A Little Sunshine on Chicago's South Side — EDC, 2006.09 Edition

    A High Point for Sustainable Redevelopment — EDC, 2006.09 Edition

    ED+C's 2006 Excellence in Design Awards — EDC, 2006.09 Edition

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