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Advanced Green Architecture Awarded Art Building Project

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Advanced Green Architecture (AGA), Grand Rapids, Mich., has been awarded the contract for the green roof system for the University of Iowa’s Art Building Replacement Facility. The new five-story, approximately 126,000-square-foot structure is a LEED Gold certification building topped with the 14,600 square-foot-green roof system that will boast the custom, pre-vegetated sedum mix grown by AGA in their Advanced Green Roof™ system at their nursery. Midwest Green Roof of Arlington Heights, Ill., will perform the green roof installation next spring. The … Continue reading

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Pine Halls Wins Big At Brick In Architecture Awards

WINSTON-SALEM – Pine Hall Brick Company, the largest manufacturer of clay pavers in the United States, was well-represented in the Brick In Architecture Awards from the Brick Industry Association (BIA), a national trade group. Products from Pine Hall Brick Company were chosen for projects that won two Best In Class, one Gold and one Bronze Award, BIA announced. The competition honors the best in brick design across North America. This year, the competition was especially intense, with the entry of … Continue reading

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Paradigm LED Wins GOOD DESIGN Award

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CHICAGO – Troy RLM Lighting has been presented with the prestigious 2014 Green GOOD DESIGN™ award for its Paradigm LED fixture, part of a series of traditional and modern fixtures inspired by factory RLM shades of the early 20th century that are combined with modern lamping technologies. Presented by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, the Green GOOD DESIGN™ Awards are an extension of the GOOD DESIGN™ … Continue reading

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ASLA Reports Record Registration For Annual Meeting

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Washington, D.C.,—The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced today that registration and tickets sales to date for its 2014 annual meeting and EXPO have outpaced the previous six meetings. The meeting will be held November 21-24 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. To date, more than 2,128 attendees are pre-registered and registration and ticket revenue has reached 65 percent of the budget goal. EXPO and sponsorship sales now total nearly 80 percent of the budget goal. Based on these … Continue reading

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Woodbury Students Win Los Angeles Architectural Award

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LOS ANGELES – For the second year in a row, a team of architectural students from Woodbury University (www.woodbury.edu) has won the Los Angeles Business Council’s Julius Shulman Emerging Talent Award, ahead of teams from six area architecture programs.  The Shulman Award is conferred as part of the 44th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards. This year’s team, consisting of Miriam Jacobsen, Jung Mi Kim and Conner McPhee, represented the Woodbury School of Architecture in a three-day competition, conducted in February.  The team’s … Continue reading

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