November 2012 Table of Contents

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Product: Kirei Pacific Coastal Collection Product Product: Kirei Pacific Coastal Collection

Sourced from the Northwest and made in SoCal, a new collection of architectural wood finishes is a West Coast product, through and through. Read more

Product: Cooper Lighting Metalux ArcLine LED Series Product Product: Cooper Lighting Metalux ArcLine LED Series

These low-profile ceiling troffers use 40 less energy than a conventional three-lamp fluorescent troffer. Read more

Product: Fireclay Tile Runway Collection Product Product: Fireclay Tile Runway Collection

A fashion designer turns to tile, and the results include houndstooth- and corset-inspired patterns. Read more

Product: Bradley Corp. Advocate AV-Series Lavatory System Product Product: Bradley Corp. Advocate AV-Series Lavatory System

Soap. water, blown air now come in one unit for hand-washing. Read more

Product: Gerflor Creation Collection Product Product: Gerflor Creation Collection

Luxury vinyl tile gets the recycled-content, formaldehyde-free treatment. Read more

Putting Lessons of Relationship Building Into Practice Putting Lessons of Relationship Building Into Practice

LMN Architects knits old and new together at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business. Read more

Technology: Warm All Over technology Technology: Warm All Over

Radiant floor heating can provide cost savings and comfort in those hard-to-condition commercial places. Read more

Product: Viridian Reclaimed Wood Product Product: Viridian Reclaimed Wood

Old shipping crates and pallets and gym bleachers get a new life as hardwood flooring. Read more

The Question of "What's Next?" Versus "What Now?" viewpoint The Question of "What's Next?" Versus "What Now?"

Climate change and green building finally took the spotlight at the end of 2012, but how do we keep it in mainstream sights? Read more

Perspective: Real-Time Design and Living Buildings perspective Perspective: Real-Time Design and Living Buildings

David Benjamin of The Living and Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation talks about the intersection of biology, technology, and architecture. Read more

A Winning Pathway to Top Building Performance? The Envelope, Please. flashback A Winning Pathway to Top Building Performance? The Envelope, Please.

Macalester College's Institute for Global Citizenship gets its Ph.D. in energy savings. Read more

Options for Harvesting Daylight lighting Options for Harvesting Daylight

How to increase natural light to reduce energy use, as well as minimize glare and heat gain. Read more

Below the Law Below the Law

A subtle addition to UC Berkeley's School of Law digs into an existing courtyard to make room for a mix of communal spaces. Read more

A Classroom Prototype With Low Energy and High Potential ecocentric A Classroom Prototype With Low Energy and High Potential

A net-zero-energy prototype for Los Angeles Unified School District aims for top results across the board. Read more

Deep Green: Materials, Resources, and Contention Deep Green Deep Green: Materials, Resources, and Contention

Industry groups foresee problems with the proposed changes to LEED. We look at some of the concerns with LEED v4. Read more

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