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Green Architecture & Construction News Update 2012.1130

Postby Kevin » Fri Nov 30, 2012 5:10 pm

EPA National Awards for Smart Growth Achievement - ArchitectureWeek, 2012.1130
http://archweekpeopleandplaces.blogspot ... rowth.html

Chicago Rolling Out Bus Rapid Transit Programs. - Architect's Newspaper, 2012.1130
http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=6382

Another GreenBuild Down - Green Building Advisor, 2012.1130
http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/blo ... build-down

Grim Picture of Polar Ice-Sheet Loss - Nature (registration required), 2012.1129
http://www.nature.com/news/grim-picture ... ss-1.11921

Woodward Smith Submits 250-Home Passivhaus Plans - BD (registration required), 2012.1129
http://www.bdonline.co.uk/sustainabilit ... 35.article

'Green' Building Steady - The Spectrum, 2012.1129
http://www.thespectrum.com/article/2012 ... ck_check=1

Legacy of a Climate Treaty: After Kyoto - Nature (registration required), 2012.1128
http://www.nature.com/news/legacy-of-a- ... to-1.11880

Study Finds Flame-Retardant Additives in Insulation Are Toxic - Scientific American, 2012.1128
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/gue ... buildings/

The Basics of Sustainable Building - Greener Ideal, 2012.1128
http://www.greenerideal.com/building/11 ... -building/

Green Deal Cash Not Enough, Say Researchers - BD (registration required), 2012.1128
http://www.bdonline.co.uk/sustainabilit ... 77.article

Resilient Design: Why Buildings Should Be Designed for Change - Triple Pundit, 2012.1128
http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/11/res ... ed-change/

Soft Surface Sustainability - Floor Daily, 2012.1128
http://www.floordaily.net/FloorFocus/So ... _2012.aspx

Overlooked Documentation Presents Challenges to Achieving LEED - Sustainable Industries, 2012.1127
http://www.sustainableindustries.com/ar ... ls-details

GSA Report on Green Building Ratings Systems Expected Soon - NRDC Switchboard, 2012.1127
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/mwalt ... ing_r.html

The Coolest Green Infrastructure You Are Likely to See - NRDC Switchboard, 2012.1127
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/kbenf ... ructu.html

Energy Bill Lacks Focus on Efficiency Say Green Builders - BD (registration required), 2012.1127
http://www.bdonline.co.uk/sustainabilit ... 24.article

In India, a "Universal Town" Has Become a Green Building Lab - EarthTechling, 2012.1126
http://www.earthtechling.com/2012/11/in ... lding-lab/

AP IMPACT: NYC Flood Protection Won't Be Easy - New York Times, 2012.1126
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2012/11 ... -land.html

THA Architecture in Eugene, Oregon - ArchitectureWeek, 2012.1126
http://archweekpeopleandplaces.blogspot ... regon.html

The Energy Efficient Federal Center South Building - Renewables Biz, 2012.1126
http://www.renewablesbiz.com/article/12 ... -buildings

GSA Sets the Stage for the First Segment of Washington, D.C.'s Ecodistrict. - Architect's Newspaper, 2012.1126
http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=6368

What's at Stake in Doha Climate Talks - Nature (registration required), 2012.1123
http://www.nature.com/news/what-s-at-st ... ks-1.11844

For Green Buildings, the Codes Beat LEED - Smart Planet, 2012.1121
http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/take/fo ... t-leed/245

Why I Support the DC Building Height Restrictions - NRDC Switchboard, 2012.1119
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/kbenf ... lding.html

Why I Support the DC Building Height Restrictions - NRDC Switchboard, 2012.1119
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/kbenf ... lding.html

Hotter, Wetter, and More Crowded - Architect's Newspaper, 2012.1119
http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=6362

Skyscraper Turns to Age-Old Design to Block the Desert Sun - CNN, 2012.1119
http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/18/world/mea ... abu-dhabi/

A View of the Future of Glass at GreenBuild 2012 - Triple Pundit, 2012.1117
http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/11/vie ... uild-2012/

USGBC Announces Grant from Google to Help Transform Building Materials Industry and Indoor Health - USGNN, 2012.1117
http://www.usgnn.com/newsusgbc20121115.htm

LEED for Homes Awards Recipients Revealed - Mother Nature Network, 2012.1117
http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling ... build-2012

Durham University Opens BREEAM Excellent Headquarters - BD (registration required), 2012.1116
http://www.bdonline.co.uk/sustainabilit ... 58.article

Architecture in LA Reaches Net Zero - DesignBuild Source (Australia), 2012.1115
http://designbuildsource.com.au/archite ... eaches-net

Mixed Reviews for US Clean Water Act - Nature, 2012.1114
http://www.nature.com/news/mixed-review ... ct-1.11809

AIA 2030 Commitment Program - Case Studies in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Seattle... - ArchitectureWeek, 2012.1114
http://archweekpeopleandplaces.blogspot ... -case.html

Food for Thought - Architect's Newspaper, 2012.1113
http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=6351

SAGE Unveils Dynamic Glass Control System with in-Pane Zoning - Sage Presss Release, 2012.1113
http://sageglass.com/about-sage/news/sa ... ne-zoning/

Floods Turn Venice's Piazza San Marco into the World's Grandest Swimming Pool - Architizer, 2012.1112
http://www.architizer.com/en_us/blog/dy ... KUK04briUN

Biomass May Hinder Climate Fight - BBC News, 2012.1112
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20303668

Pricing Carbon: Where We've Been, Where We Are and Where We May Be Going - Climate Progress, 2012.1112
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/1 ... -be-going/

Four Ways We Can Drive More Distributed Generation Now - Climate Progress, 2012.1111
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/1 ... ation-now/

Melting in the Andes: Goodbye Glaciers - Nature (registration required), 2012.1107
http://www.nature.com/news/melting-in-t ... rs-1.11759

How Cities Plan to Keep the Sea at Bay in an Age of Climate Change - International Herald Tribune, 2012.1105
http://rendezvous.blogs.nytimes.com/201 ... te-change/
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