November 2010 Table of Contents

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The Pursuit of Excellence: The 2010 Evergreen Awards The Pursuit of Excellence: The 2010 Evergreen Awards

ECO-STRUCTURE's third annual competition seeks out outstanding environmental performance and design in four categories. Read more

Second Life: The 2010 Evergreen Awards Ecommercial Winner Ecommercial Winner Second Life: The 2010 Evergreen Awards Ecommercial Winner

Lessons in reuse are brought to life in a 1920s warehouse that was transformed into an environmentally conscious school. Read more

The 2010 Evergreen Awards: Ecommercial Honorable Mention Ecommercial Honorable Mention The 2010 Evergreen Awards: Ecommercial Honorable Mention

Forward Momentum: A mixed-use building in Portland puts its efficiency efforts in plain sight. Read more

2010 Evergreen Awards: Lone Star Greenhouse Winner 2010 Evergreen Awards: Lone Star

In the nation's oil capital, one house—ECO-STRUCTURE's 2010 Greenhouse winner—proudly declares its independence from fossil fuels. Read more

Not a Dollhouse Not a Dollhouse

A net-zero playhouse is serious about the environment. Read more

The 2010 Evergreen Awards: On the Boards Winner On The Boards Winner The 2010 Evergreen Awards: On the Boards Winner

Jolly Green Giant: SOM's Digital Media City Landmark Tower takes eco-design to new heights. Read more

BIM: As Green As Users Make It BIM: As Green As Users Make It

Two engineers discuss the benefits of using BIM to project and modify sustainable initiatives and building operations. Read more

Bridge of Possibilities Bridge of Possibilities

Through its design and modified operations and maintenance practices, the William J. Clinton Presidential Center & Park achieved LEED certification twice. Read more

The 2010 Evergreen Awards: Perspective Winner Perspective Winner The 2010 Evergreen Awards: Perspective Winner

ECO-STRUCTURE speaks with Peter Busby of Busby Perkins+Will about the current state and future of green building. Read more

Money Matters: Green Incentives Money Matters: Green Incentives

One of HOK's sustainable-design specialists describes the process of searching for and incorporating green building incentives into projects. Read more

Longest Indoor Living Wall Opens Longest Indoor Living Wall Opens

With a total surface area of 4,072 square feet, the new indoor living wall at Longwood Gardens horticultural center is the longest of its kind. Read more

Rhode Island Adopts the IGCC

Rhode Island adopts the International Green Construction Code as a compliance path for the Rhode Island Green Buildings Act. Read more

Wallquest Brasilia Wallquest Brasilia

The Brasilia wallpaper collection from Wallquest draws inspiration from leaves, grasses, tree bark, and other natural elements. Read more

Trove Redeux Trove Redeux

Redeux, by Trove, is a PVC-free commercial grade wallcovering that contains 31% post-consumer recycled materials. Read more

MDC Wallcoverings Dimension Walls MDC Wallcoverings Dimension Walls

The Dimension Walls line by MDC Wallcoverings offers 3D wallcovering options that create distinct accents and add texture to a room. Read more

Knight Wall Systems CI-Girt Knight Wall Systems CI-Girt

Knight Wall Systems has launched the CI-Girt, a rainscreen system that accommodates continuous rigid insulation on the exterior to increase the structure’s energy efficiency. Read more

Kawneer Versoleil SunShades Kawneer Versoleil SunShades

Kawneer Co., an Alcoa business, has introduced Versoleil SunShades. Beginning with the Single Blade SunShade System, Versoleil SunShades offer a broad range of versatile products. Read more

Cirqa Waterfall Damask Cirqa Waterfall Damask

Waterfall Damask from Cirqa captures the richness of natural fibers through twelve saturated colors ranging from complex neutrals to mid-tones such as aqua to earth tones. Read more

Accoya Solid Wood Accoya Solid Wood

Accoya wood is a solid wood product for outdoor applications such as cladding, decking, and more. Read more

Performance Issues Performance Issues

As green building-related litigation rises, ECO-STRUCTURE offers a less-litigious enviornment in which to explore building performance and sustainability. This month: the 2010 Evergreen Awards. Read more

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