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    YALE'S GREEN ARK

    Every so often, an exceptional work of architecture emerges from an opportune convergence of just the right client working with just the right team of architects, engineers, and consultants on a building that is just right for the times. Kroon Hall at Yale University is one of these.

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    CHRISTMAN BUILDING

    For the new Christman Company headquarters in downtown Lansing, Michigan, SmithGroup set out to design modern, high-end offices within a historic building. What resulted, somewhat surprisingly, was a sustainable exemplar.

    Christman, a Lansing-based construction company, had purchased a 1928 building listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and set a modest goal for sustainable renovation: basic certification under LEED for Core & Shell.

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    Green Means Endurance — Sydney Morning Herald, 2010.0202

    Yale's Kroon Hall Earns LEED Platinum Certification — Yale Daily News, 2010.0202

    (Climate) Information Wants to Be Free — New York Times, 2010.0202

    Can White Roofs Battle Global Warming? — New York Times, 2010.0202

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    UK's Top Scientist Urges Care in Presenting Results of Climate Change — Guardian Unlimited, 2010.0127

    The Ozone Hole Is Mending. Now for the ‘But.’ — New York Times, 2010.0126

    Bipartisan Group of 1,198 Stat Legistlators Urges Climate Bill — Climate Progress (blog), 2010.0125

    UN Scientist Refutes Daily Mail Claim That Glacier Error Was Politically Motivated — Climate Progress (blog), 2010.0125

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    Study Examines Costs and Benefits of Algae — New York Times, 2010.0125

    Inside Indiana's Highest-Rated LEED-Certified Home. — Indianapolis Star, 2010.0125

    Energy Efficiency to Shine in 2010 — Daily News Los Angeles, 2010.0125

    The Next Page: An Acre of Possibilities, 841 Feet in the Sky — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2010.0124

    Climate Change: Chinese Adviser Calls for Open Mind on Causes — Guardian Unlimited, 2010.0124

    Home with Sustainable Style — Stuff, 2010.0123

    Madison's Sustainability Mirage — Isthmus Daily Page, 2010.0121

    New Report Says Green Building Design Fundamental to Carbon Cutting — Green Building Press, 2010.0121

    Meet the New, Green Modular House — East Hampton Star, 2010.0121

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