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    BEST PRACTICES IN SUSTAINABILITY

    Over seven hundred individuals gathered in Atlanta, Georgia in April to attend the fifth annual EnvironDesign conference and to learn about the latest visionary work related to environmental stewardship.

    William A. McDonough, FAIA, and Michael Braungart, founders and principals of McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry, set the tone through their inspirational keynote address, "Cradle to Cradle: The Blueprint of the Next Industrial Revolution." — Published 2001.0516

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    TWO HOUSES FROM GREEN ARCHITECTURE

    The Eisaku Ushida and Kathryn Findlay studio is a husband-and-wife partnership founded in 1988 as a bicultural (Japan and Scotland) collaboration and best known for its work dealing with architecture as a reflection of regional topography and the psychological interface between habitat, technology, and nature. — Published 2001.0516

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    PHARMACIA BEING GREEN

    "It's not easy being green," is the conclusion of Flad & Associates, when they're designing for a high-tech pharmaceutical research and development company. Yet their new building for Pharmacia has demonstrated that it's possible to be "green" while still providing an attractive, safe, and professionally supportive environment for scientists. — Published 2001.0509

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    WHAT MAKES IT GREEN?

    The third annual "What Makes It Green?" conference, with a focus on design integration, continued a tradition of bringing awareness of sustainable architecture to the Pacific Northwest. The conference was sponsored by the AIA Seattle Committee on the Environment and the City of Seattle. — Published 2001.0509

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    TEACHING GREEN ARCHITECTURE

    Take 15 outstanding architecture students, put them in the wilderness for four days, make them create their own shelter and find their own food and what do you get? Sustainable architects.

    This is our goal at the Ecosa Institute, a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to incorporating sustainability into the design professions. The institute runs in-depth, total-immersion semesters for architecture, planning, landscape, and other design students. — Published 2001.0425

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    CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATIONS

    For 35 years, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) has worked hard to protect and restore the damaged ecosystems of the largest estuary in North America. Their latest effort to combat air and water pollution is manifest in their new home, the Philip Merrill Environmental Center near Annapolis, Maryland. — Published 2001.0418

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    ARCHITECTURE EARTH DAY

    It began over 30 years ago, as growing numbers became alarmed at the seemingly inevitable human-caused destruction of the planet. Since then, concerned citizens, scientists, politicians, and other professionals have gathered each April to celebrate "Earth Day" and to figure out ways to slow or reverse the damage. — Published 2001.0411

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    CURVACEOUS WORKPLACE

    When the economy is booming and unemployment is low, it is difficult to attract and retain workers in the stressful, round-the-clock business of call centers. For the British telecommunications company Cellular Operations, this problem has been solved through a dramatic new work environment designed by the young architect Richard Hywel Evans. — Published 2001.0307

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    ONCE AND FUTURE GRAPHICS PIONEER, PART II

    The Program of Computer Graphics (PCG) at Cornell University, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, continues to set the highest standards for innovation in architectural design technology. Director Donald P. Greenberg has led the program since its founding in 1974. — Published 2000.0920

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    ONCE AND FUTURE GRAPHICS PIONEER

    In the glitzy world of computer-generated visualizations that dominate movies and magazines today, it's easy to take for granted the photographic quality that architects are able to give their renderings of proposed buildings.

    But behind the scenes, there have been have been four decades of grueling, dedicated, and inspired research to make possible these synthetic images that are indistinguishable from photographs. — Published 2000.0913

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