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[16 May 2012 | No Comment | 5,686 views]
What Makes it Green(er)?

The 2012 What Makes it Green Award Winners were announced April 18th, at Seattle City Hall. Established over a decade ago, by the AIA Seattle Committee on the Environment… (COTE), these awards recognize outstanding regional sustainable design, through a process designed to help other design professionals and interested parties to

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[7 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 1,646 views]
What Makes It Green?

How well do your projects stack up against the green competition? Are you sure? Have it confirmed by a jury of your peers, by entering the AIA Seattle Committee on the Environment What Makes It Green?… (“WMIG?”) 2012 awards program. Separate categories are open to projects completed as of December

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[6 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 2,412 views]
Spreadsheet Sustainability

Don’t let the title, Spreadsheet Sustainability, of Russell Fortmeyer’s McGraw Hill Construction—Continuing Education Center… article mislead you. Yes, he does make the case that a surprisingly large amount of advanced sustainability strategies are analyzed and designed not with sophisticated, packaged, integrated design models, but with sophisticated, proprietary spreadsheets, crafted

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[18 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 2,021 views]
Performance-Based Design

Authored by “The Dream Team” at The Cascadia Center for Sustainable Design and Construction
The Cascadia Center for Sustainable Design and Construction strives to be the first of its kind: an urban mid-rise Living BuildingTM.  The vision of the Bullitt Foundation and its director, Denis Hayes…, is