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The Terry Thomas office building is located on a site next to a light-rail line in Seattle, Washington. The project received LEED-CI Platinum and LEED-CS Gold certifications.
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Satellite photo of the site and surroundings of The Terry Thomas, honored by AIA/COTE in 2009.
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The LEED Platinum-certified Great River Energy headquarters, another 2009 Top Ten listee, was built on a suburban site in Maple Grove, Minnesota, near Minneapolis.
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Satellite photo of site and surroundings of Twelve West, a mixed-used building in Portland, Oregon, named a Top Ten Green Project in 2010.
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Twelve West occupies a half-block urban site in downtown Portland.
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Trellised roof overhangs shade the facades of the new Watsonville Water Resources Center, located on a rural, riverside site in Watsonville, California.
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Satellite photo of Watsonville Water Resources Center, also a 2010 honoree.
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The Solaire (20 River Terrace) in New York City, a LEED Gold-rated residential tower designed by Cesar Pelli & Associates Architects, was named to the Top Ten Green Projects list in 2004.
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Although it stands in a relatively rural location, the LEED Platinum-certified Portola Valley Town Center, among the Top Ten for 2009, provides public library, community center, and town hall facilities on a single site.
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Another 2009 listee, the Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center serves as an interpretive center for the rural site's native ecosystems, including cypress and tupelo swamp, wooded uplands, and prairie lowlands.
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