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EAST HAMPTON TOWN HALL - ROBERT A.M. STERN ARCHITECTS

There are many approaches to sustainable architecture, and one of the most efficient and effective is the reuse of old buildings.

Often, adaptive reuse is not as sexy as designing a high-tech green building from scratch, with its full complement of the latest gizmos. But reconceptualizing a building that already exists is often the most sustainable choice, because such structures contain embodied energy — the energy that was invested in their original design and construction.   (Published 2012.0418)

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NEW URBANISM NOW

David Brower Center, Berkeley, CalforniaSafeway No. 2912, Georgetown, Washington, D.C.Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge, MassachusettsSCAD Museum of Art, Savanna, Georgia | Lafitte Housing, New Orleans, LouisianaWyvernwood Mixed-Use, Los Angeles, CaliforniaVerkykerskop Farming Town, South AfricaVision for Berrien Springs, Michigan | Town Center, Mount Rainier, MarylandAnd more...

(Published 2012.0328)

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THE PROJECT IS GOING DOWN

Saving a Vital Project

You are the project manager for the most important project in the history of your firm, and you see the project heading into serious trouble. What do you do?

(Published 2012.0307)

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