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  • Global Warming and Climate Change - 01
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    EVOLVING THE SOLAR HOUSE

    By the end of the 1970s, a significant discourse emerged about the solar house's aesthetic problems and potentials. In numerous cases, solar architecture was treated as a historically emergent type with a secure and inevitable future. One example from 1978: — Published 2013.0605

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    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    To the Editor,

    I agree that there are many myths circulating today about the U.S. timber system. — Published 2013.0515

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    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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    — Published 2013.0424

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    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Cyclorama Building Demolition Defies Honest Cultural Assessment

    Dear ArchitectureWeek, — Published 2013.0213

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    FOUNDATIONS OF PASSIVE HOUSE

    As we discussed in a recent article, most buildings in 2050 — less than forty years from now — will likely have to get by with perhaps 10% of the carbon footprint common in the U.S. today. We know of exactly one established building standard that's been demonstrated to produce 2050-ready homes, today. And, harsh though it might sound, anything built today that is significantly less efficient than the roughly 90% energy savings achieved by Passivhaus, seems designed to be obsolete. —The Editors — Published 2013.0130

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    WHAT'S UP WITH U.S. GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS?

    A person — or a public figure, member of the media, maybe even an international climate negotiator — could be confused.

    In August, 2012, the Associated Press reported: — Published 2012.1205

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    INTERVIEW WITH AIA CEO ROBERT IVY

    ArchitectureWeek spoke with AIA Chief Executive Officer Robert Ivy as the Institute was in final preparations to host the AIA 2012 National Convention in Washington, D.C.

    Kevin Matthews: Coming from a magazine perspective, and now that you're here (at the AIA), how has your perspective on architecture magazines changed — from being steeped in that world for quite a while, to now being next to it? — Published 2012.0516

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    THE PROJECT IS GOING DOWN...

    What will you do to save our 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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    BNIM - AIA FIRM OF THE YEAR

    To become one of the first two buildings to receive full recognition under the Living Building Challenge, the Omega Center for Sustainable Living in Rhinebeck, New York, had to meet a stringent set of criteria, including generating all its energy from renewable resources, and capturing and treating all water used onsite. — Published 2011.0511

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    RESKINNING

    It's clear we have a problem.

    We are pouring greenhouse gases into the atmosphere with potentially devastating consequences. — Published 2011.0209

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