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  • Uptight (Everything is Alright)

    Detroit AIA's Urban Priorities Committee hopes to revitalize its city despite Motown's terminal prognosis.

  • Internal Revenue

    Opening up work environments is one way to tighten performance.

  • Talk Versus Action

    Recent industry events and studies are urging architects and designers to take more drastic action toward reducing the environmental impact of buildings. How is the industry responding?

  • Regional Design Revolution

    Ecology matters.

  • Make No Small Plans

    Grounding architecture within a larger building ecology.

  • Talk of the Town

    Richard Tyler lost everything in Katrina, but rebuilt his life with the help of a "Porchdog."

  • AIA Announces 2011 COTE Top Ten Green Projects

    The American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment selects this year's top examples of sustainable architecture and design.

  • The Future of the Profession

    At a time when public officials at all levels of government are looking for ways to cut budgets, architects should help elected officials understand design is their greatest resource.

  • Border Inspection: Examining Green At America's Gateways

    The General Services Administration and U.S. Customs and Border Protection talk land port of entry design, security, and design excellence with ECO-STRUCTURE.

  • April 2011 E-newsletter Editor's Note

    How do you judge a building’s performance? When it comes to government facilities, performance isn’t just evaluated by examining functionality, energy use, or water use. It’s also a matter of national security.