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    CENTER FOR NEIGHBORHOOD TECHNOLOGY

    The Center for Neighborhood Technology in Chicago, Illinois, moved into a former textile factory in 1987 and began its second renovation in 2000 to accommodate greater space needs. Designed by architect Jonathan Boyer (now a principal at Farr Associates), the new office space offers an exemplary model of sustainable adaptive reuse that takes advantage of environmentally responsible products and technologies not available in the 1980s.

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    AIA TOP GREEN BUILDINGS 2011

    The Kubala Washatko Architects faced a real challenge: create a large yet sympathetic addition to a Frank Lloyd Wright landmark. And the First Unitarian Society of Madison, Wisconsin, wanted this new structure to be very green to boot.

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    Montreal Architect, Engineer Share Stories of Energy-Efficient Building Design — Daily Commercial News and Construction Record, 2011.0615

    Green with Energy — Cincinnati City Beat, 2011.0615

    GM Boss Wants Gasoline Tax Hike — Triple Pundit (blog), 2011.0614

    Studies Spy on a River's Rage — Nature, 2011.0614

    California Redoes Its Greenhouse Gas Analysis — New York Times, 2011.0614

    Google Invests $280 Million to Spur Home Solar — New York Times, 2011.0614

    How to Turn Your Home into a Wildlife Haven — Ecologist, 2011.0614

    NYC Launches New Ferry from Brooklyn to Manhattan — Solar One, 2011.0613

    Saving Electricity on a Philadelphia Subway Line — New York Times, 2011.0613

    E.P.A. Delays Rule on Power Plant Emissions — New York Times, 2011.0613

    Is LEED the Gold Standard in Green? — Miller McCune, 2011.0613

    UK Climate Projects Evaporate — Nature, 2011.0610

    U.S. Reactors Gird for the Next Fukushima — New York Times, 2011.0610

    Ingersoll Rand Launches Trane High Performance Buildings — Ingersoll Rand press release at ArchitectureWeek, 2011.0610

    Navy Green — Architect's Newspaper, 2011.0610

    Vancouver Home Earns LEED Platinum — Vancouver Sun, 2011.0610

    Sustainable Architecture: Not Just a Buzzphrase — Mother Nature Network, 2011.0609

    China's CO2 Emissions Rose 10 Percent in 2010: BP Data — Reuters, 2011.0608

    Extreme Heat the New Norm — Discovery News, 2011.0608

    U.S. Is Falling Behind in the Business of 'Green' — New York Times, 2011.0608

    Widespread Urban Development Alters Weather Patterns — Science Daily, 2011.0607

    Tidal Power Plant in East River Nears Federal Approval — SPR Law (Blog), 2011.0606

    The Price of Fresh Air — MIT News, 2011.0606

    42 Million Displaced by Natural Disasters in 2010 — Salon, 2011.0606

    LEED Third-Party Apps to Enable Online Commissioning for Buildings — Property Magazine, 2011.0606

    LEED Silver Reflects Campus-Wide Sustainability — Roosevelt Torch, 2011.0606

    Comprehensive Senate Energy Efficiency Bill Resurrects National Model Energy Code — Green Building Law (blog), 2011.0606

    The Price of Fresh Air — MIT News, 2011.0606

    Carbon Release to Atmosphere 10 Times Faster Than in the Past, Geologists Find — Science Daily, 2011.0606

    Is the Amazon Heading Towards a 'Tipping Point' as a Carbon Sink? — The Ecologist, 2011.0601

    Putney School a Model for Sustainability — Triple Pundit (blog), 2011.0601

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