01/29/2008

Sustainable Design Project Making Strides Against Global Warming

 
January 29, 2008

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Constantine’s Lindstrom

Constantine’s Lindstrom is a bold and graphic approach to pattern, texture and color.

 

 

 

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Global’s new Citi table

Global’s new Citi table is finely scaled so it works particularly well where space is at a premium or where a lighter scale presence is desired.

 


Sustainable Design Project Making Strides Against Global Warming
Responsible for nearly half the world's greenhouse gas emissions—20 percent more than transportation—the building industry is the primary contributor to global warming. To address this issue, the national design community has called for an immediate 50 percent energy reduction in all new buildings—and the call-to-action is working.
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Construction Forecast: 5.8 Percent Growth for 2008
FMI’s 2008 U.S. Construction Overview, published annually, offers a comprehensive report on vital construction trends. It also forecasts the growth or decline in each market segment and geographic region, noting both short-term and long-term considerations.
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Application Deadline Approaches for Sustainable Construction Projects
The submission deadline for the Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction is drawing near. Applications for this prestigious award will only be accepted until February 29.
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X-Rite and Pantone Introduce a New Seminar for Color Freaks
Pantone and the color experts at X-Rite Color Services recently announced details regarding the 2008 "Color Control Freak" seminar. With a completely revised curriculum, Color Control Freak 08 offers an in-depth understanding of color, its value in the design process, and techniques for proper reproduction.
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GUEST COLUMNIST

Design Collaborative: Colorful Seating

By Janet Wiens

Keilhauer’s Morley Knitback chair provides a colorful and sophisticated seating option that is appropriate for a variety of installations.




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