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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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    Environment and Design Context Around the Web

    Climate Goals Require $5 Trillion Investment by 2020 — Bloomberg, 2012.0425

    U.K. Pledges $97 Million for Carbon Capture in Emerging Markets — Bloomberg, 2012.0425

    Urban Energy Patterns — New York Times, 2012.0425

    On an Urban Heat Island, Zippy Red Oaks — New York Times, 2012.0425

    Eden on Edge: Revitalizing a Mineral Economy in England — National Geographic, 2012.0425

    Sustainability from Cradle to Cradle — Justmeans, 2012.0425

    Fees and Anger Rise in California Water War — New York Times, 2012.0424

    Jennifer Granholm's Rousing Call to Action on Climate: Get Political to 'Allow Your Children to Have a Future' — ThinkProgress, 2012.0424

    New EPA Rules Help Communities of Color Breathe Easier — ThinkProgress, 2012.0424

    Mexico Sets Climate Targets — Nature, 2012.0424

    Los Angeles Shines as Energy Star Building Leader — EarthTechling, 2012.0424

    How Can We Fix Transportation in America? Ask a Nine-Year-Old — Atlantic, 2012.0424

    Savvy Buyers Now Expect LEED-Certified Homes — Nashville Ledger, 2012.0424

    Renewables 'Help Jobs and Growth' — BBC, 2012.0423

    Shrimp Processors Object to BP Oil Spill Pact — Reuters, 2012.0423

    President Obama Edits Out Climate Change from His Earth Day 2012 Proclamation — ThinkProgress, 2012.0423

    Wendell Berry’S Earth Day Speech: 'People Who Own the World Outright for Profit Will Have to Be Stopped' — ThinkProgress, 2012.0423

    Green Homes Here to Stay as Demand for Energy Efficiency Grows — Salem News, 2012.0423

    A Desire Named Streetcar — Crosscut, 2012.0423

    President Obama Celebrates Earth Day - Join Environmentalists for Obama — Obama-Biden Blog, 2012.0422

    Family Takes Long, Winding Road to Their 'Green' House — USA Today, 2012.0421

    Carbon Trading: Projects Outside Trust's Criteria but Reaping Benefits Criticized — Times Colonist, 2012.0421

    Mexico Passes Climate-Change Law — Nature, 2012.0420

    Build It Green! NYC: Salvaging the Big Apple's Construction Waste — Core77, 2012.0419

    Three Projects by Portland Firms Make AIA Committee on the Environment's Top Ten Green Projects List — Portland Architecture, 2012.0418

    Australia Behind on Climate Change — Sky News, 2012.0418

    Alternative Thinking on Climate Change: Is It Time to Paint the World White? — Mail Online, 2012.0418

    Climate Change Targets Should Include Emissions from Goods Manufactured Abroad - MPs — Telegraph, 2012.0418

    Clean Technology on the Brink — New York Times, 2012.0418

    Spain's First Certified Passive House Cuts Energy Use by 90% — Inhabitat, 2012.0417

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