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    PROTOTYPE RECOVERY

    In August 2006, Global Green USA announced the winner of the Sustainable Design Competition for New Orleans. The project, by Andrew Kotchen, Matthew Berman, and their New York office workshop/apd will be built in the Holy Cross Neighborhood to set an example both for supportive community housing in the beleaguered city and for sustainability in residential design in general.

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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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    More Environment

    Minneapolis to Institute Environmental Standards — Minnesota Daily, 2006.1011

    'Green' Guidelines Urged for City's House-Builders — Yorkshire Post, 2006.1011

    Sustainable Housing: The Big Beast Stirs — Contract Journal, 2006.1011

    Building 'Green' Saves Banks Even More Green — BDC, 2006.1011

    Cooper Union to Follow Green Trend — Washington Square News, 2006.1011

    Debunking the Green Building Myth — Opinion at AlterNet, 2006.1011

    PVC Elimination Prominent in Green Hospitals — Healthy Building News, 2006.1011

    Asian Nations to Find Ways to Tackle Haze — ENN, 2006.1010

    Recycled Materials Could Help Pave the Way to Urban Cooling — Edie, 2006.1010

    Builders Take Ecology Into Account — Whittier Daily News, 2006.1010

    Teenagers Build Eco Shelter — NewBuilder, 2006.1010

    New York's First Green Tower Opens — Interior Design, 2006.1010

    D.I.R.T.: Reclaiming America's Wastelands — Inhabitat, 2006.1010

    £50,000 Award for New Green Building Materials — NewBuilder, 2006.1010

    University Strives for Greener Campus — Washington Square News, 2006.1010

    The Relocatable KitaHaus Pod — Gizmag, 2006.1010

    EPIC Building Wins National British Council for Offices Award — Construction & Maintenance, 2006.1009

    Hearst Tower in New York City Officially Opens — Hearst Corp. Press Release, 2006.1009

    World Hits Annual Sustainable Resource 'Overshoot' — ENN, 2006.1009

    BASF Chemicals Portfolio of Materials at BAU 2007 — Jobwerx, 2006.1009

    New Mid-Rise Project Seeks LEED Tax Credits — Las Vegas Business Press, 2006.1009

    Developers Need to Explore ‘Green’ Building Options — Property World, 2006.1009

    'Green' Building Techniques Take Root — University of La Verne Daily Bulletin, 2006.1009

    Green Is a Hard Sell — Press-Enterprise, 2006.1009

    Sustainable Building Takes a Lot of Practice — Winnipeg Free Press, 2006.1008

    It's Now Easy Being Green — Palestine Herald-Press, 2006.1008

    Buildings Major Source of Greenhouse Gases, Expert Says — Chattanoogan, 2006.1008

    Go Green, Sure, but Go Find Green Builders — San Francisco Chronicle, 2006.1008

    Take a Trip inside a Green Building — Times Herald-Record, 2006.1008

    Greens Showing Off Energy-Efficient Homes Today — Troy Record, 2006.1007

    India's Flagship Event on Green Buildings — India PRwire, 2006.1007

    The Travelling, Sustainable Condo — Toronto Star, 2006.1007

    Making Electricity, One Roof at a Time — Marin IJ, 2006.1007

    Solar Heating — Guardian Unlimited, 2006.1007

    One-Day Solar Sale — Durham News, 2006.1007

    WPXI House Showcases Latest Technology — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2006.1007

    Spotlight on Design — Sarasota Herald-Tribune, 2006.1007

    'Green' Building Ideas Sprouting Up All Over — San Francisco Chronicle, 2006.1007

    New Center Puts Focus on Science — Gainesville Times, 2006.1007

    Canada Says It Won't Rush to Set Emissions Targets — ENN, 2006.1006

    'F' for Green Schools — BD Online, 2006.1006

    Creating Lasting Communities — PR Newswire, 2006.1006

    Business Owner Urges Companies to Go Green — Grand Rapids Press, 2006.1006

    Calif. Architect to Speak at Green Building Expo — Arizona Republic, 2006.1006

    Bit by Bit, ASU Is Turning Green — ASU Web Devil, 2006.1005

    DOE Announces $5 Million for Solid-State Lighting Projects — EREE Press Release, 2006.1005

    Green Architects Win Queen's Award — NewBuilder, 2006.1005

    Borrowing Affordable Ideas from a Green Tudor Mansion — New York Times, 2006.1005

    D.C. Authorizes Design Changes to Make Stadium 'Green' — WJLA, 2006.1005

    DEP ‘Green’ Building Sets Good Example for All Businesses — Pottstown Mercury, 2006.1005

    More 'Eco-Friendly' Hospitals Being Built — News-Medical, 2006.1005

    Don't Blow This House Down — Baltic Times, 2006.1004

    Atlantic Hurricane Season Nearly Over, Forecaster Says — ENN, 2006.1004

    Hospitals Go 'Green' to Cut Toxins — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2006.1004

    Ozone Hole Matches Record Size — ENN, 2006.1003

    London Mayor Doubles Renewable Energy Targets — eGov Monitor, 2006.0928

    Green Building for Homeowners Leaps Forward — Newland Communities press release, 2006.0927

    American Lung Association Awards Hearth & Home Technologies — Hearth & Home Technologies press release, 2006.0921

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