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    KEN YEANG'S NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SINGAPORE

    The Singapore National Library commission represents Ken Yeang's first large-scale built project outside Malaysia. Won in competition against firms including Michael Graves's, Moshe Safdie's and Nikken Sekkei, the library also marks the beginning of a performance-based approach to architecture.

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    TIM ELIASSEN - STRUCTURAL GLAZING PIONEER

    Implementers and enablers are found at the leading edge of any innovative and emergent technology such as structural glass facade (SGF) technology. Prominent among them is Tim Eliassen, a founder of TriPyramid Structures, a company specializing in the design and fabrication of rod and cable rigging systems and their application in SGFs.

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    Siemens Quits Nuclear Industry — Climate Progress, 2011.0919

    GOP Cuts Clean Vehicle Jobs Program to Pay for Extreme Weather Relief — Climate Progress, 2011.0919

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    Canada's Ice Cores Seek New Home — Nature (registration required), 2011.0915

    Netherlands Pushes for Innovation — Nature (registration required), 2011.0915

    NASA Mars Research Helps Find Buried Water on Earth — NASA Press Release, 2011.0914

    Famine in Africa: Can Reforestation Improve Food Security? — Mongabay, 2011.0914

    BCA Launches New Scheme for Energy Efficiency Financing — Straits Times, 2011.0914

    Star Gazing in a World of Light Pollution — Green Building Law Update, 2011.0914

    Scientists on Trial: At Fault? — Nature (registration required), 2011.0914

    Researchers Failing to Make Raw Data Public — Nature (registration required), 2011.0914

    China's Green Building Dilemma — Green Building Pro, 2011.0913

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    DOE Preparing to Launch an Energy Star-Like System for Commercial Buildings — Green Building Law, 2011.0906

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