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Green Architecture and Construction Headlines 2012.0615

Postby Kevin » Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:08 pm

Green Builders Rate Straw as the Ultimate Insulator - DesignBuild Source, 2012.0615
http://designbuildsource.com.au/green-b ... -insulator

1 Bligh Street Named a Best Tall Building 2012 - Architecture & Design (Australia), 2012.0615
http://www.architectureanddesign.com.au ... 34624.aspx

Coffee Retailers Reinterpret the Container Store - Smithsonian, 2012.0615
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/design/ ... ner-store/

Yocha Dehe Building Earns LEED Platinum Rating - Daily Democrat, 2012.0615
http://www.dailydemocrat.com/business/c ... num-rating

Architects Help Rethink Self-Build - BD (registration required), 2012.0615
http://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/architec ... 55.article

Green Builders Rate Straw as the Ultimate Insulator - DesignBuild
Source, 2012.0615
http://designbuildsource.com.au/green-b ... -insulator

Eco-Pak House Uses Shipping Container for Transport and Structure -
Mother Nature Network, 2012.0614
http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling ... -delivered

Study: Smart Roofs Could Transform California Energy and Water Use -
Power Engineering, 2012.0614
http://www.power-eng.com/news/2012/06/1 ... -save.html

2012 PUG Award Winners for Architecture Announced - Blog TO, 2012.0614
http://www.blogto.com/city/2012/06/2012 ... announced/

Can Christchurch Be Revitalised? - New Zealand Listener, 2012.0614
http://www.listener.co.nz/culture/life- ... vitalised/

Coal Reaches 30 Percent Share of Global Energy Market - Climate
Progress, 2012.0614
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/0 ... gy-market/

UO Students Hatch Plans for Gateway Ecodistrict - Sustainable Business
Oregon, 2012.0614
http://sustainablebusinessoregon.com/ar ... teway.html
Bespoke Medical Student Accommodation Project Targets BREEAM Excellent -
Construction News, 2012.0613
http://www.constructionnewsportal.com/c ... e8264.html

Cuomo Proposal Would Restrict Gas Drilling to a Struggling Area - New
York Times, 2012.0613
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/14/nyreg ... nties.html

LEED for Homes Reaches 20,000-Project Milestone - Mother Nature Network,
2012.0613
http://www.mnn.com/your-home/at-home/bl ... -milestone

WHO's Cancer Agency: Diesel Fumes Cause Cancer - Atlanta
Journal-Constitution, 2012.0612
http://www.ajc.com/health/whos-cancer-a ... 56568.html

Hilton New York Gets Efficiency Upgrades - Green Traveler Guides, 2012.0612
http://greentravelerguides.com/2012/06/ ... ls-hilton/

Green Buildings Rise Above the Smog in China - Architecture Source,
2012.0612
http://designbuildsource.com.au/green-b ... smog-china

Humans Are Primary Cause of Global Ocean Warming over Past 50 Years,
Research Shows - Science Daily, 2012.0611
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20 ... 153234.htm

Straw Gets High-Tech Touch as a Green Building Material - ThomasNet,
2012.0611
http://news.thomasnet.com/green_clean/2 ... -material/

The Maldives’ Floating Hotel - EarthTechling, 2012.0611
http://www.earthtechling.com/2012/06/ar ... ing-hotel/

Maine Dam Removal to Help Restore Spawning Grounds - New York Times,
2012.0611
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/12/us/ma ... ounds.html

The Greening of the Arctic Tundra - ENN, 2012.0611
http://www.enn.com/ecosystems/article/44522

Scientists Uncover Evidence of Impending Tipping Point for Earth -
Climate Progress, 2012.0610
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/0 ... for-earth/

Environmental Benefit of Biofuels Is Overestimated, New Study Reveals -
Physorg, 2012.0608
http://phys.org/news/2012-06-environmen ... veals.html

A Solar Sandwich to Power Future Buildings - Physorg, 2012.0608
http://phys.org/news/2012-06-solar-sand ... uture.html

Can We Submit to Our Urge to Build and Still Make Claims of
Sustainability? - Financial Times, 2012.0608
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/fb00e654-afef ... z1xETOmTHc

The Challenge of Green Certification Is Worth It - Kansas City Star,
2012.0608
http://www.kansascity.com/2012/06/08/36 ... enges.html

HP Unveils World's First Zero Carbon Data Centre - DesignBuild Source,
2012.0608
http://designbuildsource.com.au/world-f ... ata-centre

In Vietnam, a Traditional Home Design Goes Green - New York Times, 2012.0607
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/08/great ... eho08.html

World's Biggest Cities Are Tapping into the Green Economy Benefits -
Click Green, 2012.0607
http://www.clickgreen.org.uk/news/inter ... efits.html

US Bucks Global Trend of Closing Down Nuclear Power Stations - Click
Green, 2012.0607
http://www.clickgreen.org.uk/news/inter ... tions.html

Earth Summit: Rio Report Card - Nature (registration required), 2012.0606
http://www.nature.com/news/earth-summit ... rd-1.10764

Kitchen Air Pollution Is Thrsee-Times Higher Than Busy City Centres -
Click Green, 2012.0606
http://www.clickgreen.org.uk/research/t ... ntres.html

Vehicle-to-Home Technology Turns Prius Plug-in into an Emergency
Generator - GizMag, 2012.0606
http://www.gizmag.com/toyota-prius-plug ... tor/22834/

Sustainability: The Corporate Climate Overhaul - Nature (registration
required), 2012.0606
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v4 ... 6027a.html

House Committee Holds Hearing on Green Building Rating Systems Science -
Green Real Estate Law Journal, 2012.0605
http://www.greenrealestatelaw.com/2012/ ... g-systems/

Home Depot and Whirlpool Face Class Action for "Fraudulent" Energy Star
Appliance - Green Building Law Blog, 2012.0602
http://www.greenbuildinglawblog.com/201 ... appliance/
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