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    ELECTRIC SHED

    Coney Island's Stillwell Avenue Terminal is the largest above-ground station in New York City's subway system. After years of deferred maintenance, the 90-year-old station was redesigned by New York City Transit's in-house design staff. The resulting station, completed in 2006, is about 50 percent new construction, including a new train shed that covers the station's four platforms and eight tracks.

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    REBUILDING BEAUFORT

    Just north of London, off the M25 highway, a single large wind turbine reaches into the air and turns steadily above the bucolic English countryside. The turbine serves to generate power, and also as an emblem of the headquarters of the wind energy company Renewable Energy Systems (RES), set among the hedge rows and rolling hills of Hertfordshire.

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    'Green' Buildings Could Slash CO2 Emissions: Report — Associated Foreign Press, 2008.0313

    In Chicago, Tinted Green — New York Times, 2008.0313

    Markets Can Save Forests — Nature, 2008.0312

    Oil Group to Press Canada to Postpone Emissions Rules — Bloomberg, 2008.0311

    Earth-Friendly School — Christian Science Monitor, 2008.0311

    Solar Cell Paint — Neoseeker, 2008.0311

    Designing Light and Air — NewsWeek, 2008.0311

    Menlo Park Home Named County's Most Sustainable — San Mateo County Times, 2008.0311

    Cool and Green in an Indian Architectural Desert — Guardian Unlimited, 2008.0311

    Green Pioneers — Best of New Orleans, 2008.0311

    A Dark Side of Solar Power — Cnet, 2008.0310

    Teknion Showroom Earns LEED Gold — Interior Design, 2008.0310

    The Sky’S the Limit — NewsWeek, 2008.0310

    Biomass Heats Eco Award Winner — H&V News, 2008.0310

    San Jose's First "Green Certified" Subdivision — San Jose Mercury News, 2008.0310

    Environmental Houses Hailed in Downtown Sacramento — Sacramento Bee, 2008.0309

    Experiencing Anxious Climate — Metropolis, 2008.0307

    'Green' Program Targets Lumberyards — Finance and Commerce, 2008.0307

    Rehabilitation of Henry Wright’S Ramirez Solar House — AIArchitect, 2008.0307

    Turning Glare into Watts — New York Times, 2008.0306

    The Living Museum — Popular Science, 2008.0306

    One Small Footprint and One Giant Leap — Los Angeles Times, 2008.0306

    Green by Design — Westside Today, 2008.0305

    The Accidental Green Developer — Flathead Beacon, 2008.0305

    'Green' Building Dedicated — San Jose Mercury News, 2008.0305

    Living Roofs and Walls Technical Report Released — AZoBuild, 2008.0305

    Nuclear Power Not Efficient Enough to Replace Fossil Fuels, Study Finds — Science Daily, 2008.0305

    Drawing Up Green Blueprints — Columbus Dispatch, 2008.0304

    LED Alternatives to Linear Fluorescents — Green Lodging News, 2008.0304

    Antarctic Glaciers Surge to Ocean — BBC News, 2008.0224

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