Summer 2013 Table of Contents

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How It's Made: Ceramic Tile How It's Made: Ceramic Tile

From faraway quarries to discarded toilets, ceramic tiles can comprise materials as varied as their finishes and applications. What they share is their general manufacturing process. Read more

Product Category Review: Carpet Tile product category review Product Category Review: Carpet Tile

Innovations in eco-friendly carpet tiles expand to the recycling of individual components. Read more

Harnessing the Heat Harnessing the Heat

Solar thermal systems can boost domestic hot water temperatures while dropping energy usage. Read more

Product Category Review: Lighting Controls product category review Product Category Review: Lighting Controls

Technologies in automating artificial light enable buildings to become more energy efficient than before. Read more

Recovering Hope AIAPerspective Recovering Hope

How do we find a planning vision? Read more

With Nature and Justice for All With Nature and Justice for All

Researching simulated environmental imagery to improve prison life. Read more

2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Plus Winner: 355 11th Street 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Plus Winner: 355 11th Street

A past COTE Top Ten Green Project outperforms expectations and earns more recognition. Read more

2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: James I. Swenson Civil Engineering Building 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: James I. Swenson Civil Engineering Building

Designed by Ross Barney Architects, a Midwest educational facility serves as a living laboratory for high-performance building techniques. Read more

2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: Yin Yang House 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: Yin Yang House

Brooks + Scarpa sets a new standard for the home office with a light-filled, comfortable live–work space. Read more

2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters

KMD Architects works with city officials to create a world-class sustainable building that fits in with its classical surroundings. Read more

2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: Pearl Brewery and Full Goods Warehouse 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: Pearl Brewery and Full Goods Warehouse

Lake|Flato Architects integrates private development and public spaces to create a vibrant urban destination. Read more

2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: New Norris House 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: New Norris House

A 1933 experiment in sustainable living is updated and improved, resulting in an affordable house with extreme resource-use reductions. Read more

2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: Marin Country Day School Learning Resource Center and Step 2 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: Marin Country Day School Learning Resource Center and Step 2

A California school centered on ecological instruction gets a sustainable makeover and addition from EHDD. Read more

2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Projects: Federal Center South, Building 1202 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Projects: Federal Center South, Building 1202

ZGF Architects designs a flexible and sustainable government building that fosters workplace collaboration and a connection to the outdoors. Read more

2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Projects: Clock Shadow Building 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Projects: Clock Shadow Building

A mixed-use development designed by Milwaukee’s Continuum Architects + Planners turns a blighted block into a community showpiece. Read more

2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: Charles David Keeling Apartments 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: Charles David Keeling Apartments

A KieranTimberlake-designed student housing project capitalizes on its sunny, breezy location. Read more

2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: Merritt Crossing Senior Apartments 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project: Merritt Crossing Senior Apartments

An affordable housing development designed by Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects transformed a vacant property into a community asset. Read more

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