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    STONE GREEN

    Architects Busby Perkins+Will and KEEN Engineering, which is now part of Stantec, combined multiple green strategies within a single project to achieve Canada's first LEED Gold certification for new construction for the City of White Rock Operations Building in British Columbia.

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    NOTTINGHAM HOPKINS

    In the spring of 2000, The Architectural League of New York launched an exhibition, "Ten Shades of Green," with Peter Buchanan as curator. Its purpose was to showcase examples of sustainable buildings that demonstrate some or all of ten aspects of green design including low energy/ high performance, renewable sources, recycling, embodied energy, long life, connection to urban context, and occupant health and happiness. Editor

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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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    Herman Miller Facility Earns LEED-CI Gold — Interior Design, 2006.1102

    Green Design Research Unites Institute Across Disciplines — MIT Press Release, 2006.1101

    Preservation, 'Green Building' Hit Historic Wall — Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 2006.1031

    New Socially Responsible Brands Offer Eco-Friendly Products — FinanceVisor, 2006.1031

    UK Urged to Export Green Building Skills — NewBuilder, 2006.1031

    Irish Home Rating Scheme Branded Greenwash — NewBuilder, 2006.1031

    Environmental Considerations for Printing Plants and Expansions — Editor & Publisher, 2006.1031

    Energy-Efficient Schools Lower Costs, Increase Test Scores — American Institute of Architects press release, 2006.1031

    PICADA Project Go-Head for Cement That Cleans the Air — Construction & Maintenance, 2006.1031

    Condos Would Plug into Their Own Power — Portland Press Herald, 2006.1030

    Materials of Invention — Media Newswire, 2006.1030

    Clean Vs. Dirty Is Only Part of Renewable Energy Debate — Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2006.1030

    Sydney's Vanishing Future — Sydney Morning Herald, 2006.1030

    U.K. Report: Warming Will Damage Economy — Cincinnati.com, 2006.1030

    SBIC Receives National Institute of Building Sciences Award — FM Link, 2006.1030

    Conserve with Straw — Coloradoan, 2006.1029

    The City (of London) Goes Green — TimesOnline, 2006.1029

    Courage to LEED: Campus Infrastructure Matters — The ChronicleHerald.ca, 2006.1029

    Inc. Magazine's 'Green 50' Celebrates Green Entrepreneurs — World Changing, 2006.1028

    Putting Energy into Designing — ITP Online, 2006.1028

    Keeping It Green: Renovators of Historic Buildings — Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 2006.1028

    GreenSpec Says: "Avoid PVC" — Healthy Building News, 2006.1027

    Tahoe Science Lab Goes for Platinum-LEED — AIArchitect, 2006.1027

    Design's Better South of Border — Sydney Morning Herald, 2006.1027

    How Will the USA Cope with Unprecedented Growth? — USA Today, 2006.1027

    Largest Recycled-Materials Structure to Be Built — Revitalization Online, 2006.1026

    Victoria Project Goes from Brown to Green — Seattle Daily Journal, 2006.1026

    Governor Announces Support for Energy-Efficient Technologies — Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce Online, 2006.1026

    Sustainable Styles — ThomasNet IndustrialNewsRoom, 2006.1026

    Find 'Green' in Green Buildings — ContractorMag.com, 2006.1026

    LEED Accreditation Will Be Vital to Your Future — ContractorMag.com, 2006.1026

    Tackling Toxic Environments One Room at a Time — Inc.com, 2006.1026

    Energy-Saving Features Mean Long-Term Comfort — Gladwin County Record, 2006.1025

    Clean Energy Alliance to Expand Business Assistance Model — National Renewable Energy Laboratory press release, 2006.1025

    Slovenia Plans to Build Artificial Island — Gulf News, 2006.1025

    A Different Dallas: Urban Brownfield Remediation — Revitalization Online, 2006.1025

    Wall Street's Green Machines — CNNMoney.com, 2006.1025

    Australia to Part-Fund World's Largest Solar Power Plant — BreakingNews.ie, 2006.1025

    AIA Presents Eco-Friendly Building Design to U.S. Mayors — American Institute of Architects press release, 2006.1024

    Blocks of Buildings of the Future — The Montreal Gazette, 2006.1024

    Developers See Dollar Signs Behind Green Ratings — The Globe and Mail, 2006.1024

    Reflections from Five Years on the USGBC Board — BuildingGreen.com, 2006.1020

    Urgent Call for Higher Standards — Sola Roof, 2006.1001

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