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Firestone Building Products
Dec 20, 2010
The SkyScape vegetated roof system consists of double interlocking trays in modular or multi-layer options. Each system features a protective root barrier, drainage and filtrations layers, growing media, and plants. Irrigation systems can...
Sage Electrochromics Inc.
Dec 20, 2010
As part of its quest for a LEED Silver rating for its Community and Student Services Center, Chabot College in Hayward, Calif., aimed for a 42% reduction in energy use. The school opted for SageGlass windows, which tint electronically to...
Dow Building Solutions
Dec 20, 2010
Looking to save money on capital costs and energy on Syracuse University’s new Carmelo K. Anthony Basketball Center, local firm King & King Architects opted for the Thermax wall system for steel stud construction.
Dec 20, 2010
Duro-Last Roofing’s PVC roofing system gives buildings a reflective white membrane that helps reduce energy costs and contributes to LEED points. The custom-prefabricated and reinforced thermoplastic system can be used on flat or...
CalStar Products
Dec 20, 2010
Another Broken Egg Café at Evening Rose, a planned community in Tallahassee, Fla., earned LEED certification with the help of CalStar Modular Face Brick. The bricks are made without firing, resulting in an 85% reduction in CO2 emissions...
Dec 17, 2010
The Building Team for a renovation project at Georgia Tech uses BIM and 3D design tools to solve a complex millwork problem.
Ocean House resort, Watch Hill, R.I.
Dec 17, 2010
The iconic Ocean House resort in Watch Hill, R.I., had to be torn down in 2005 when systemic deficiencies made restoration unfeasible. Centerbrook Architects and Planners, Centerbrook, Conn., designed a new version of the hotel, working...
Park Hotel Hyderabad
Dec 17, 2010
The Park Hotel Hyderabad in Hyderabad, India, was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to combine inspirations from the region’s jewelry-making traditions with sustainable elements.
U.S. Benchmark Development
Dec 17, 2010
The 58-story Austonian in Austin, Texas, is the tallest residential building in the western U.S. Benchmark Development, along with Ziegler Cooper Architects and Balfour Beatty (GC), created the 850,000-sf tower with 178 residences, retail...
Dec 17, 2010
Theater, music, and dance programs at Sam Houston State University have a new venue in the 101,945-sf, $38.5 million James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center. WHR Architects, Houston, designed the new center to connect two existing...
Ayagina’ar Elitnaurvik
Dec 17, 2010
Ayagina’ar Elitnaurvik, a new K-12 school serving the Lower Kuskikwim School District, is now open in Kongiganak, a remote Alaskan village of less than 400 residents. The 34,000-sf, 12-classroom facility replaces one that was...
The Carlyle, Los Angeles
Dec 17, 2010
A new luxury condominium tower in Los Angeles, The Carlyle has 24 floors with 78 units. Each of the four units on each floor has a private elevator foyer. The top three floors house six 5,000-sf penthouses that offer residents both indoor...
Rios Clementi Hale Studio
Dec 17, 2010
The Hollywood/Vine Metro portal and public plaza in Los Angeles provides an entrance to the Red Line subway and the W Hollywood Hotel. Local architect Rios Clementi Hale Studio designed the portal and plaza to flow with the landmark...
Park Hotel Hyderabad
Dec 17, 2010
L.A. subway portal and public plaza embodies Hollywood charm; tallest residential building in the western U.S. opens in Austin, Texas; India’s first LEED Gold for a hotel is a gemstone-inspired beauty.
College of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dec 17, 2010
A new $90 million, 250,000-sf classroom and laboratory facility with a 450-seat auditorium for the College of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign is aiming for LEED Platinum.