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Final Editor’s Note: Farewell

After 17 years, it's time for EDC to say goodbye...

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Lake House Zero

Collaborating with an eye on sustainability set a new precedent for English country estates
The popular view of a traditional English country house conjures images of a cold, drafty, inefficient brick pile that’s resource-hungry and expensive to run.
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2014 EID Institutional Winner

The Intersection of Healthcare and Sustainability

A healthcare facility in Calgary aims to redefine the way healthcare integrates technology, research and education in the 21st century.
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The Vrindavan Project’s Paradise

A husband and wife team immerse themselves in a rural project, educating a community about sustainable construction practices and overcoming challenges with a familiar tool—trust.
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Retailers Going Green

Implementing sustainable designs in stores is helping numerous brands to put their environmental commitment on display for the public.
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Excellence in Design Winners 2014

A Bright Future for Veterans

The AFRH’s new Scott Building replaces the outdated dormitory-style facility and improves all aspects of building function and environmental impact.
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A Well-Rooted, Living Building

The Rochester Institute of Technology envisioned a building that was living, figuratively and literally, for its new Golisano Institute for Sustainability.
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Why Openness Doesn’t Matter

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When it comes to sun shading, there are several factors designers should take into account to meet the unique needs of each building.
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A Return to New Orleans

I was in Europe when Katrina made landfall in Louisiana back in 2005.
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Sustainably Topping Off a National Register Project Courthouse

Upgrading the roofing systems of a historic federal building in the Midwest ENSURES its longevity through greater performance.
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NCI Group's Candy McNamee, LEED Green Associate, explains how dematerialization can greatly affect the building industry over time, how AEC professionals will be challenged to incorporate the practice into their work and what the benefits are.

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