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Green Architecture & Construction News 2012.0801

Postby Kevin » Thu Aug 02, 2012 11:59 am

London's Passion for Shipping Container Architecture Continues - DesignBuild Source (Australia), 2012.0802
http://designbuildsource.com.au/londons ... -continues

New Energy-Efficient Building Material - Product Design & Development, 2012.0801
http://www.pddnet.com/news-new-energy-e ... al-080112/

Seeing Green - Housing Finance, 2012.0801
http://www.housingfinance.com/aft/artic ... -Green.htm

The Great Disposal Service: Can It Last? - New York Times, 2012.0801
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/ ... n-it-last/

Everyday Sustainability - Metropolis, 2012.0801
http://www.metropolismag.com/pov/201208 ... ainability

A Glimpse of the Alternative Fuel Future - New York Times, 2012.0801
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/ ... el-future/

The Public Sector Pioneers the Case for Green Building - Triple Pundit, 2012.0731
http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/07/pub ... -building/

The Future of Olympic Architecture Is Portable - Mashable, 2012.0731
http://mashable.com/2012/07/31/olympic-architecture/

Touring Cobo Center's 2.4 Million Square Feet of Energy Efficiency - Model D Media, 2012.0731
http://www.modeldmedia.com/features/cob ... gs712.aspx

Considerations for Retrofits and New Building Design - EcoSeed, 2012.0731
http://www.ecoseed.org/opinion/15344-ne ... ing-design

Malaysian Construction Projects Going Green - The Star, 2012.0731
http://thestar.com.my/lifestyle/story.a ... =lifefocus

Greening the London Olympics - New York Times, 2012.0730
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/ ... -olympics/

LEED-Certified Space Tops 2 Billion Square Feet - Mother Nature Network, 2012.0730
http://www.mnn.com/money/green-workplac ... quare-feet

Make Completes First Build in Mainland China - BD (registration required), 2012.0730
http://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/make-com ... 18.article

A Growing Fire Threat in the Eastern U.S. - Climate Progress, 2012.0730
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/0 ... astern-us/

New Discovery of How Carbon Is Stored in the Southern Ocean - British Antarctic Survey, 2012.0729
http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/press/press ... hp?id=1867

Green-Certified Homes Get 9% Higher Sales Price in California - Climate Progress, 2012.0729
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/0 ... alifornia/

Drillers in Utah Have a Friend in a U.S. Land Agency - New York Times, 2012.0729
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/28/us/po ... ssion.html

An Eco-Friendly House in the City - Economic Times, 2012.0728
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/new ... 215678.cms

Upside-Down, Energy-Efficient Home a Self-Designed Gem - Edmonton Journal, 2012.0728
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/homes/my ... story.html

A Climate and Energy Stalemate - New York Times, 2012.0727
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/ ... stalemate/

Rock Drilling 'Threatens' Scotland's Geology - BBC News, 2012.0727
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-h ... s-19011505

Drought Tightens Its Grip on High Plains, Central States - Climate Progress, 2012.0727
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/0 ... al-states/

Weather Extremes Leave Parts of U.S. Grid Buckling - New York Times, 2012.0727
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/26/us/ri ... cture.html

EU Funds Straw Homes Project - Construction Index, 2012.0727
http://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/n ... es-project

New Climate Rules for Cars Will Save Billions - EurActiv, 2012.0726
http://www.euractiv.com/climate-environ ... sis-514141

Modular Building Could Lead the Way in China's Commercial Construction - Guardian Unlimited, 2012.0726
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-b ... sfeed=true

Storms May Speed Ozone Loss Above the United States - Nature (registration required), 2012.0726
http://www.nature.com/news/storms-may-s ... es-1.11063

United Nations Hails Green Credentials of London's Olympic Games - Click Green, 2012.0726
http://www.clickgreen.org.uk/news/inter ... -of-london\s-olympic-games.html

Algeria Solicits Bids for Wind and Solar Plants - Green Prophet, 2012.0726
http://www.greenprophet.com/2012/07/alg ... ar-plants/

Drought Devastates US Crops - Nature (registration required), 2012.0725
http://www.nature.com/news/drought-deva ... ps-1.11065

Protected Tropical Forests' Biodiversity 'Declining' - BBC News, 2012.0725
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18970076

How Cool Is UFAD? - ArchitectureWeek, 2012.0725
http://www.architectureweek.com/2012/07 ... t_1-1.html

Satellites See Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Melt - Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 2012.0724
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?r ... l&rst=3445

Global Warming's Terrifying New Math - Rolling Stone, 2012.0723
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/ne ... print=true

NREL Helps Cut Building Energy Use in Half - Climate Progress, 2012.0722
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/0 ... e-in-half/

Even after Installing Extra Insulation, the FHFA Proposed Rule on PACE Leaves Homeowners Out in the Cold - Green Building Law Blog, 2012.0720
http://www.greenbuildinglawblog.com/201 ... -the-cold/

Sam Hagerman, President, Passive House Alliance U.S. - Smart Planet, 2012.0719
http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/pure-ge ... ce-us/8460

Frank Gehry House and Sunshower Among Post-Katrina Designs - Oregon Live, 2012.0719
http://www.oregonlive.com/hg/index.ssf/ ... _gehr.html

Planning Permission Granted for Eco Country House - Green Building Press, 2012.0719
http://www.greenbuildingpress.co.uk/art ... le_id=1238

Decision in BIA V. Washington Does Not Clarify When Energy Efficient Codes Are Preempted by Federal Law - Green Building Law Blog, 2012.0713
http://www.greenbuildinglawblog.com/201 ... deral-law/
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