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The Holcim Foundation Names 13 Winners in North America
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The Holcim Foundation Names 13 Winners in North America

The triennial competition awarded $330,000 to projects that the design jury... More

New Executive Actions Call For Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy
National Design Services Act Introduced in Congress to Assist with Architecture Student Loans
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National Design Services Act Introduced in Congress to Assist with Architecture Student Loans

The bi-partisan legislation, proposed by the AIA and the AIAS, would assist in... More

EPA and Freddie Mac Take On Energy Efficiency in Multifamily Buildings
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EPA and Freddie Mac Take On Energy Efficiency in Multifamily Buildings

In a formal agreement, the two entities seek to influence lending practices to... More

Vision 2020: The Return of Main Street, U.S.A.
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Vision 2020: The Return of Main Street, U.S.A.

By 2020, we will see the return of mixed-use, walkable neighborhoods and... More

Scalable and Sound
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Scalable and Sound

Cities pay dividends, but only if we pay attention to the data. More

Design Doctrine
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Design Doctrine

Fifty years on, the GSA's "Guiding Principles" have become a working theory on... More

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HUD Unveils Green Refinance Program

New program will allow owners of existing affordable rental housing developments to refinance into new mortgages that include funding for energy-efficient upgrades. More

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NAHB, CPSC Issue Guidelines on Chinese Drywall Abatement

Two days after the release of NAHB guidelines outlining the testing and remediation of contaminated Chinese drywall, the CPSC, in conjunction with HUD, issued its own report, one that differs from the NAHB document regarding electrical wiring. More

Incentives Create Rewards for Green-building and Energy-efficiency Programs
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Incentives Create Rewards for Green-building and Energy-efficiency Programs

The recent passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) has... More

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