Gunlocke Attains SCS Certification
Gunlocke has achieved a major environmental benchmark—certifying products to the current Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association Sustainability Standard—and is among the first companies to certify its environmental performance claims through Scientific Certification Systems' Sustainable Choice Program.
InformeDesign Releases Implications on Applying Lean Production in Healthcare Facilities
The latest issue of Implications presents a case study of how one firm applied production efficiency methods used in manufacturing to the design of a healthcare facility. The goal of the project was to help create maximum value for patients by reducing waste while improving safety and efficiency.
Kraft Distribution Center Earns LEED-CI Gold
ProLogis, a prominent owner, manager and developer of distribution facilities, and Kraft Foods recently announced that the 800,000-square-foot building near Chicago has been recognized for advanced environmental design by the U.S. Green Building Council.
CIDA Announces Awards to Honor Former Director
The Council for Interior Design Accreditation announces two new awards, both honoring Keith Hooks—founder of Hooks Design+Architecture in San Francisco and a CIDA volunteer leader for more than 20 years.
EnvironDesign Notebook: Shopping 201: Making Change
By Keri Luly
The words, “shopping responsibly” take on a whole new meaning when the environment comes into play.