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12/21/2010

Environmental Groups Urge Action on Buildings and Cities at U.N. Climate Summit

 
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Rise Above This
By Michael Thomas

When President Carter spoke about the challenges of an economy in recession in his farewell address to the nation, he was talking about high unemployment, oil prices at record levels, trouble in the Middle East, and the banking industry in financial crisis. And nearly three decades later, it would seem we didn't learn any lessons.

The last 18 months have indeed been rough. No, wait, not just rough ... it's been tough. Every segment of the design profession has been ...

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Environmental Groups Urge Action on Buildings and Cities at U.N. Climate Summit
As delegates work to advance a new global climate change pact at the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, environmental and business organizations joined forces to urge governments to prioritize reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the built environment.
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National Office Furniture Kicks Off Season of Giving With $25,000 Gift of Inspiration
In keeping with the holiday season of giving, National Office Furniture, announced the start of its fourth Gift of Inspiration, a program of cash awards intended to benefit worthwhile organizations in the fields of healthcare and education.
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CISCA Releases White Papers on Acoustics in Schools and Healthcare Environments
The Ceilings and Interior Systems Construction Association has published two white papers on acoustics that feature key findings and design criteria related to acoustical issues commonly confronted on design projects in schools and healthcare environments respectively.
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Mannington Commercial Announces tx:style Design Challenge Year Three
Mannington Commercial announced that its tx:style design challenge, one of the interiors industry's most prestigious and successful social networking design competitions, is open for entries—and is taking this year's Grand Prize winners to Paris.
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December 21, 2010

 
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