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    PELLI'S PLATINUM VISIONAIRE

    At first glance, the glossy new 35-story condominium tower slicing into the lower Manhattan skyline doesn't stand out as a beacon of sustainable design. Its sleek form — an extruded curving wedge accented with red terra cotta bands — looks more Ferrari than Prius. And the structure's granite base and travertine lobby walls are elements not usually associated with green building.

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    Its Economy in Shambles, the Midwest Goes Green — World Changing (blog), 2009.0716

    The Green House Effect — Fast Forward Weekly, 2009.0716

    U.S. And China Agree to Study Energy-Efficient Buildings — New York Times, 2009.0716

    Limits on Logging in Old-Growth Forest Reinstated — New York Times, 2009.0716

    Study Suggests Wind Power Potential Is Much Higher Than Current Estimates — New York Times, 2009.0716

    A River Runs under It — New York Times, 2009.0715

    Melbourne Convention Center Achieves 6 Star Green Star Certification — Inhabitat (blog), 2009.0715

    A Sustainable New Orleans Slowly Rises in Katrina's Wake — New York Times, 2009.0714

    Dividing the Burden of CO2 Reduction — New York Times, 2009.0714

    Sustainable Welsh Timber Building System Wins Awards — Green Building Press, 2009.0714

    Step by Green Step — Jakarta Post, 2009.0714

    A Solar Land Rush — New York Times, 2009.0713

    Boiling the Frog — New York Times, 2009.0713

    Green Governing — San Diego Union-Tribune, 2009.0712

    Court Overturns Bush-Era Smog Rule — New York Times, 2009.0710

    Russians Plan Floating Nuclear Plants — New York Times, 2009.0709

    A Push to Hide Solar Panels in Santa Monica — New York Times, 2009.0709

    Poorer Nations Reject a Target on Emission Cut — New York Times, 2009.0709

    The Two-Degree Solution — New York Times, 2009.0709

    Regnum Tower for Istanbul Features BioClimatic Architecture — Inhabitat (blog), 2009.0708

    The First Living Building Sets the Bar — eMagazine, 2009.0708

    Oil Baron's Wind Farm Project Hits Doldrums — CNN, 2009.0708

    Environmentalists Sue over Energy Transmission Across Federal Lands — New York Times, 2009.0708

    Iceland's Environment Minister Discusses Geothermal Power, Aluminum Concerns — New York Times, 2009.0708

    Study: Geoengineering Won't Help Oceans — New York Times, 2009.0708

    More on Thinning Arctic Sea Ice — New York Times, 2009.0708

    Chicago Traffic Delays: A Tiny Break in the Traffic Logjam — Chicago Tribune, 2009.0708

    Couple Is Living the 'Platinum' Life — Greenville Online, 2009.0707

    Omega Center for Sustainable Living Opens in Upstate New York — Inhabitat (blog), 2009.0707

    Despite Shift on Climate by U.S., Europe Is Wary — New York Times, 2009.0707

    Center for Architecture Earns Top LEED Honors — Portland Business Journal, 2009.0702

    L.A. Business Leans Green — Los Angeles Times, 2009.0629

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