ASID to Address Legislative Priorities for 2009
Michael Alin, executive director of the American Society of Interior Designers, outlines Society-supported legislative initiatives for 2009 in a video address that can be viewed at www.asid.org.
Sustainable Design Academy Launched
Major building projects in four Northeast cities may be among the most energy efficient developments in the nation because of expert guidance provided by a new national "Sustainable Cities Design Academy," a joint effort of the American Architectural Foundation and United Technologies Corp.
Unique Partnership Formed to Help End Childhood Hunger
Share Our Strength recently launched a campaign to end childhood hunger through an innovative partnership with four distinctively different companies. For every pledge made via an online form at http://tr.im/humrelease, 35 pounds of food product will be donated to hungry children in Austin, Texas.
Decca Contract Achieves GREENGUARD Certification
Decca Contract Furniture, as a part of its Citizen Decca environmental initiative, announces that it is the first Asian-based manufacturer to achieve GREENGUARD certification for its contract casegoods products.
Why Does the Interior Design Profession Need to be Legislated? An Architect's View
By Mitchell Sawasy
Well-designed spaces do not happen by accident; it takes education, training, and experience to ensure a level of competence.