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ArchWeek Green 2011.0428

Postby Kevin » Thu Apr 28, 2011 3:46 pm

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The Committee on the Environment (COTE) of the American Institute of Architects has announced its top ten green buildings for 2011. It's another interesting group of excellent projects.

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Unitarian Meeting House Addition, in Madison, Wisconsin, by The Kubala Washatko Architects
http://www.architectureweek.com/2011/0420/index.html


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Livestrong Offices, in Austin, Texas, by Lake/Flato Architects
http://www.ArchitectureWeek.com/2011/0420/news_1-4.html


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Cherokee Lofts, in Los Angeles, California, by Pugh + Scarpa Architects
http://www.ArchitectureWeek.com/2010/0127/news_1-3.html


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High Tech High Chula Vista, in Chula Visa, California, by Studio E Architects
http://www.ArchitectureWeek.com/2011/0420/news_1-3.html


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Kiowa County Schools, in Greensburg, Kansas, by BNIM
http://www.ArchitectureWeek.com/2011/0420/news_1-2.html


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LOTT Regional Services Center, in Olympia, Washington, by The Miller Hull Partnership
http://www.ArchitectureWeek.com/2011/0420/news_1-3.html


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NREL Research Support Facility, in Golden, Colorado, by RNL
http://www.ArchitectureWeek.com/2011/0420/news_1-2.html


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OS House, in Racine, Wisconsin, by Johnsen Schmaling Architects
http://www.architectureweek.com/2011/0406/index.html


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Step Up on Fifth, in Santa Monica, California, by Pugh + Scarpa Architects
http://www.architectureweek.com/2009/12 ... n_1-1.html


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Vancouver Convention Centre West, in Vancouver, British Columbia, by LMN Architects
http://www.ArchitectureWeek.com/2011/0420/news_1-3.html

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Green and Sustainable Design and Building News This Week
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Deadly Tornadoes: 245 Killed Across South, Including 162 in Alabama - ABC News, 2011.0428
http://abcnews.go.com/US/tornadoes-kill ... d=13474955

8 Tips for a Smooth Handoff of New Green Buildings - GreenBiz.com, 2011.0428
https://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/04/2 ... -buildings

Why Twister Outbreak? La Nina Eyed as Key Factor - MSNBC, 2011.0428
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/42799130/ns/weather/

LEED Briefing: TD Bank, PetSmart, NextEra, KFC - Environmental Leader, 2011.0427
http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011 ... xtera-kfc/

Radioactive Topsoil Removed from School Grounds - NHK, 2011.0427
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/27_19.html

A Second Life for the Electric Car Battery - New York Times, 2011.0427
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/ ... r-battery/

County Growth Planners Take Health into Account - The Columbian, 2011.0427
http://www.columbian.com/news/2011/apr/ ... o-account/

Masters: Midwest Deluge Enhanced by Near-Record Gulf of Mexico Sea Surface Temperatures - Climate Progress, 2011.0427
http://climateprogress.org/2011/04/27/m ... peratures/

Green Architecture in Egypt: A Sustainable Project - Al-Masry Al-Youm, 2011.0427
http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/node/415482

Helvetia Remains the Battleground for Washington County Urban Growth Plan - Oregonian, 2011.0427
http://www.oregonlive.com/north-of-26/i ... _plan.html

Building the Sacred inside and Out - Huffington Post, 2011.0426
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carole-ca ... ir=Chicago

Motivating Others to Design Net Zero - EarthTechling (Blog), 2011.0426
http://www.earthtechling.com/2011/04/mo ... -net-zero/

Green Housing for Disabled Adults Opens in S.F - San Francisco Chronicle, 2011.0426
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.c ... ewsbayarea

'Green Architecture' Pushed - Sun.Star Pampanga, 2011.0426
http://www.sunstar.com.ph/pampanga/loca ... hed-152153

A Reluctant Cyclist Takes to the Streets - Sightline Daily, 2011.0426
http://daily.sightline.org/daily_score/ ... he-streets

When Refrigerators Warm the Planet - New York Times, 2011.0426
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/ ... he-planet/

Supporters of Effort to Save Civic Stand Up to Be Heard by City Council - Register Guard, 2011.0426
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$1B Rapid Transit Line Suggested for Victoria - CBC News, 2011.0426
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-c ... a-lrt.html

RIT's Green Institute Gets a Green Home - EarthTechling (Blog), 2011.0425
http://www.earthtechling.com/2011/04/ri ... reen-home/

Spymasters Flash Their Green Bona Fides - New York Sun, 2011.0425
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/ ... edentials/

Rising Gas Prices Expected to Increase Exxon's Earnings by More Than 50% - Climate Progress (blog), 2011.0425
http://climateprogress.org/2011/04/25/r ... e-than-50/

An Ecologist's Surprising Assessment of the BP Spill - New York Times, 2011.0424
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/24/books ... afina.html

Long Walk Home - Florida Times-Union, 2011.0424
http://www.timesunion.com/living/articl ... 347534.php

London Accounting Companies Battle to Be the Greenest - BBC News, 2011.0423
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13123576

Companies Create New Positions to Boost Social Responsibility - New Brunswick Business Journal, 2011.0423
http://nbbusinessjournal.canadaeast.com ... le/1400407

Chesapeake Stems Flow from Blown Pennsylvania Gas Well - Reuters, 2011.0422
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/ ... OH20110422

The Rocky Road to Green Design - Metropolis P/O/V (blog), 2011.0422
http://www.metropolismag.com/pov/201104 ... een-design

More Pine Barrens, Last Long Island Wilderness, Protected - Reuters, 2011.0422
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/ ... J720110422

BP Agrees to Pay $1 Billion for Start of Gulf Restoration - New York Times, 2011.0422
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/22/scien ... spill.html

Free Rain Barrels for New Yorkers - New York Times, 2011.0422
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/ ... w-yorkers/

In Texas, Questions of Drought and Climate Change - New York Times, 2011.0422
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/ ... te-change/

Study Finds Solar Panels Increase Home Values - New York Times, 2011.0421
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/ ... me-values/

Earth Day Is for Everyone- Including Business - Just Means, 2011.0421
http://www.justmeans.com/reports/Earth- ... s/788.html

For a Few, Focus on Green Products Pays Off - New York Times, 2011.0421
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/ ... een-focus/

Reactors, Residents and Risk - Nature, 2011.0421
http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110421/ ... 2400a.html

Beyond the Oil Spill, the Tragedy of an Ailing Gulf - New York Times, 2011.0421
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/21/us/21spill.html

Polymer Heals Itself with a Light Touch - Nature, 2011.0420
http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110420/ ... 1.251.html

Answering a Call, Slowly - New York Times, 2011.0420
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/20/scien ... lator.html

Fossil Fuels: A Legacy of Disaster - Climate Progress (blog), 2011.0420
http://climateprogress.org/2011/04/20/f ... -disaster/)

Going for Gold - EDC, 2011.0419
http://www.edcmag.com/Articles/Web_Excl ... 0001033667

Arizona Medical Education Building Breaks New Ground - EDC, 2011.0419
http://www.edcmag.com/Articles/Web_Excl ... 0001033691

IRS to Audit Destiny USA's Green Bonds - Green Building Law Update (blog), 2011.0419
http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/2 ... een-bonds/

Japan Nuclear Operator Aims for Cold Shutdown in 6-9 Months - Reuters, 2011.0417
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/ ... BI20110417

La. Oil Spill Crews Suffer Mystery Illnesses - Discovery News, 2011.0417
http://news.discovery.com/human/oil-spi ... gn=rssnws1

New Mexico Looks to Expand Nuclear-Waste Business - Reuters, 2011.0414
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/ ... NU20110414

Let There Be (More Energy Efficient) Light! - Green Workplace (blog), 2011.0414
http://www.thegreenworkplace.com/2011/0 ... cient.html

Motion to Dismiss in USGBC v. Gifford Raises the Question: Who Is a USGBC Customer? - Green Building Law (blog), 2011.0412
http://www.greenbuildinglawblog.com/201 ... -customer/

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