May 2010 Table of Contents

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Vast Enterprises Composite Pavers Vast Enterprises Composite Pavers

Vast Composite Pavers are now available in a 4-inch-by-8-inch size, better suiting them for commercial hardscapes. Read more

Coalesse Freestanding Topo Collection Coalesse Freestanding Topo Collection

Coalesse expands its Topo office system with freestanding components to add flexibility. Read more

Shaw Contract Mix It Up Shaw Contract Mix It Up

Shaw's Mix It Up collection of carpet comes in broadloom and tile varieties. Read more

Architectural Area Lighting Largent Architectural Area Lighting Largent

AAL's new Designer LL series includes an LED version of its popular Largent area luminaire. Read more

Kimball Office Campos Kimball Office Campos

Kimball's Campos chair is an ergonomic option with features often found in higher-end office seating. Read more

KI Lyra KI Lyra

The Lyra collection from KI is made of low-VOC materials and a soy-blend product. Read more

Filtrexx BioSoxx Filtrexx BioSoxx

BioSoxx is a 100-percent biodegradable cotton mesh for erosion control. Read more

ETwater Systems SmartWorks Replacement Panel ETwater Systems SmartWorks Replacement Panel

The ETwater SmartWorks replacement panel uses smart irrigation technology to reduce irrigation water use by 20 percent to 50 percent. Read more

Atlas Block Century Stone Atlas Block Century Stone

Atlas Block now includes up to 30 percent recycled glass content in all of its concrete units and veneers. Read more

A Walk in the Trees A Walk in the Trees

A canopy walk at the Morris Arboretum at the University of Pennsylvania puts visitors out on a limb. Read more

Platinum Pool Party Platinum Pool Party

SERA Architects makes a sustainable splash in Portland, Ore., with a LEED Platinum swim center. Read more

Taking a Public Site From Gray to Green Taking a Public Site From Gray to Green

Discovery Green, a 12-acre park on a formerly forlorn parcel of land, cultivates new life in downtown Houston. Read more

Building a Model of Good Citizenship Building a Model of Good Citizenship

Leo A Daly shows that bureaucracy can be beautiful as well as sustainable in Orlando, Fla. Read more

Green Persuasion Green Persuasion

Principals from Siegel & Strain Architects and Goring & Straja Architects explore the process of convincing communities to go green. Read more

Green Horizons for Savvy Cities Green Horizons for Savvy Cities

Simple steps create an effective green building program. Read more

Taking the Lead In Government Relationships Taking the Lead In Government Relationships

Lucia Athens, former manager of the City of Seattle Green Building Program, explains how architects and designers can foster relationships with their local governments to promote sustainable building. Read more

Natural Centerpiece Natural Centerpiece

What once was on site is restored at the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center. Read more

Scaling Up Scaling Up

Two industry leaders examine the barriers to district-wide sustainability and how eco-districts are creating developments where the grass--and homes, buildings, and infrastructure--are greener. Read more

Thinking Big About Going Green Thinking Big About Going Green

When it comes to the issues of size and sustainability, it's time to think big about the scale of going green, not about consumption. Read more

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