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  • Environmental Education Centers - 01
    Environmental Education Centers

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    AIA EDUCATION AWARDS

    On a former farm outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Indian Community School aims to connect Native American students with their cultural heritage through both curriculum and setting. Antoine Predock Architect PC designed a building to both foster and exemplify that cultural and environmental awareness. — Published 2009.0923

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    MILWAUKEE'S URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER

    The Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee simply radiates with a special kind of beauty, from the inside out. It's a charming, efficient, respectful, and delightful structure, and more. It's a community building whose building has helped build a community. — Published 2007.1128

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    ALDO LEOPOLD LEGACY CENTER

    "That land is a community is the basic concept of ecology, but that land is to be loved and respected is an extension of ethics." Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac, 1949 — Published 2007.1003

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    ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER IN GEORGIA

    Architects designing educational centers for environmental organizations bear a special responsibility to make their medium part of the message. The new Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center (GEHC) in Buford, Georgia, designed by Lord, Aeck & Sargent, is a lesson in itself about energy and water conservation. — Published 2007.0228

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    ENVIRONMENTAL REFUGE

    The new Cusano Environmental Education Center sends a message from its wetlands setting near Philadelphia: that environmentally sound construction can be attractive and not necessarily expensive.

    The center is an oasis on a site that could be an environmentalist's nightmare. The John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge is the most urban refuge in the United States, with giant jets from the nearby Philadelphia International Airport buzzing overhead. — Published 2001.0418

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