September 2012 Table of Contents

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Product: Móz Designs Basket Weave Product Product: Móz Designs Basket Weave

This multidimensional installation piece for interior walls is made of 85% pre-consumer recycled aluminum. Read more

Product: ReWall Co. NakedBoard Product Product: ReWall Co. NakedBoard

Made entirely from recycled paper, NakedBoard can be used as decorative wall board, wall-tile backer, ceiling panel, a curved wall, or accent material. Read more

Product: KnollTextiles Marquee Product Product: KnollTextiles Marquee

Inspired by the work of late American artist and designer Vera Neumann, Marquee has 20% post-consumer recycled polyester. Read more

Product: Old Fashioned Milk Paint Co. SafePaint Product Product: Old Fashioned Milk Paint Co. SafePaint

This self-priming, no-VOC, flat-finish paint is suitable for walls in environmentally sensitive spaces such as bedrooms and hospitals. Read more

Product: Teragren Portfolio Naturals product Product: Teragren Portfolio Naturals

Shredded bamboo fibers are intertwined with a pressure-treated base to form a high-density product 154 percent harder than red oak and 125 percent harder than North American maple. Read more

Feeling the Heat technology Feeling the Heat

Thermal imaging can shave significant time off of building investigations, but only if the results are interpreted correctly. Read more

2012 Evergreen Award Winning Firm: Paladino & Co. 2012 Evergreen Awards 2012 Evergreen Award Winning Firm: Paladino & Co.

Along with Gensler, this firm is the other half of the design team behind the new Tower at PNC Plaza in Pittsburgh, Pa., scheduled to be completed in 2015. In this Q&A, they discuss the project and their philosophy. Read more

The 2012 Evergreen Awards: The Tower at PNC Plaza 2012 Evergreen Awards The 2012 Evergreen Awards: The Tower at PNC Plaza

PNC's ambitious new headquarters under construction in Pittsburgh wins the 2012 Evergreen Awards On the Boards category. Read more

2012 Evergreen Award Winning Firm: G•O Logic 2012 Evergreen Awards 2012 Evergreen Award Winning Firm: G•O Logic

The a Q&A with the firm behind the dormitory at Unity College in Unity, Maine, winner of the 2012 Evergreen Award in the Residential category. Read more

The 2012 Evergreen Awards: TerraHaus at Unity College 2012 Evergreen Awards The 2012 Evergreen Awards: TerraHaus at Unity College

A student residence designed to European Passive House standards wins the Evergreen Awards residential category for 2012. Read more

The 2012 Evergreen Awards: Mary Ann Lazarus The 2012 Evergreen Awards The 2012 Evergreen Awards: Mary Ann Lazarus

We chat with Lazarus, the winner of our 2012 Evergreen Awards Perspective category and HOK's director of sustainable design, about performance-based design, biomimicry, health, and more. Read more

Time to Speak Up viewpoint Time to Speak Up

We have many ways to make our voices heard, and now is the time to find your platform. Read more

2012 Evergreen Award Winning Firm: Rice Fergus Miller 2012 Evergreen Awards 2012 Evergreen Award Winning Firm: Rice Fergus Miller

This Bremerton, Wash., firm won the Evergreen Award in the Commercial Interiors category for the old Sears Automotive Center that they transformed into their new offices. Read more

The 2012 Evergreen Awards: Rice Fergus Miller Office and Studio 2012 Evergreen Awards The 2012 Evergreen Awards: Rice Fergus Miller Office and Studio

An architecture and planning firm breathes new life into an abandoned automotive center and wins the Commercial Interiors category of the 2012 Evergreen Awards. Read more

2012 Evergreen Award Winning Firm: Lake|Flato Architects 2012 Evergreen Awards 2012 Evergreen Award Winning Firm: Lake|Flato Architects

Lake|Flato revitalized downtown San Antonio, Texas, with the Full Good Warehouse to win the Existing Buildings category in this year's Evergreen Awards. Read more

The 2012 Evergreen Awards: Full Goods Warehouse 2012 Evergreen Awards The 2012 Evergreen Awards: Full Goods Warehouse

A 1974 storehouse is revitalized as a mixed-use development and wins the Evergreen Awards Existing Buildings category. Read more

2012 Evergreen Award Winning Firm: Ross Barney Architects 2012 Evergreen Awards 2012 Evergreen Award Winning Firm: Ross Barney Architects

A Q&A with the firm behind the James I. Swenson Civil Engineering Building at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, the Evergreen Award winner in the New Construction category. Read more

The 2012 Evergreen Awards: James I. Swenson Civil Engineering Building 2012 Evergreen Awards The 2012 Evergreen Awards: James I. Swenson Civil Engineering Building

The engineering building at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, won over the 2012 Evergreen Awards judges in the New Construction category with its water-management strategies. Read more

Native Child and Family Life Center ecocentric Native Child and Family Life Center

An emphasis on natural materials highlights this Canadian child-care facility and community center. Read more

Product: Taktl Vectr product Product: Taktl Vectr

These façade and wall panels made of ultrahigh-performance concrete can be installed outdoors, indoors, and as a rainscreen. Read more

Schools As Sustainable Teaching Tools deep green Schools As Sustainable Teaching Tools

A look at how schools are being designed and constructed to better serve communities and the environment. Read more

High Expectations for the USGBC Flashback High Expectations for the USGBC

LEED certification was just one requirement for the green-building giant's own space in Washington, D.C. Read more

The Fire This Time AIAPerspective The Fire This Time

Facts are stubborn things. Read more

The Postman Always Rings Twice AIAFeature The Postman Always Rings Twice

Postal facilities may offer the greatest opportunities for adaptive use. Read more

The 2012 Evergreen Awards Jury The 2012 Evergreen Awards The 2012 Evergreen Awards Jury

For the fifth year, ECO-STRUCTURE recognizes excellence in environmental performance and design in the Evergreen Awards competition, and we thank this year's jury. Read more

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