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Green-Gate: Are You Brave Enough?

So we’ve been promising you a Greenbuild reckoning for quite some time now. After a few weeks of research, one week of getting over the worst New Year’s Eve hang over I’ve ever experienced and another spent getting over the worst design hangover I’ve ever experienced after watching the “gowns” that paraded down the red carpet for the Golden Globes, I’m finally ready to stick it to the manufacturing man.

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The Office of Tomorrow (Continued!)

There were so many interesting insights gleamed during my interviews for "The Office of Tomorrow (Today!)" that I couldn’t just keep them to myself. Read extended insights from the designers and product specialists interviewed for this February tech feature.

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A Case of Greenwashing?

We have spent many years as a trade publication championing the sustainable design movement and providing content to help designers cut through the greenwashing, not perpetuate it. So, I went back to re-read what we had published and to determine how badly we had sinned.

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Welcome to Jasper, Indiana!

Jasper is a small town tucked into the corn and soybean fields of Southern Indiana, and home to some of the most influential players in the contract game, such as Kimball International and the Jasper Group. But why?

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California College of Art Offers Up Two Times the Materials

Few design schools have materials libraries; but The California College of Art (CCA) has two!

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Wrapped Up In the Fall Whirlwind

BDNY came and went, Thanksgiving came and went, the Best of Year Awards came and went. And while I was at all of these events in full force, I just couldn't seem to muster up that much cynicism. These were good events, people!

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A Tale of Two Towers

With the hypersensitive, politically-correct culture that we find ourselves in these days, it begs the question of whether or not architecture should also follow suit. If a building risks offending someone’s sensibilities, should the design be altered?

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VT versus VCT: Know the Difference!

Vinyl Composition Tile, or VCT, is one of the most commonly used flooring worldwide. But how much do you really know about what you are walking on?

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Experiential Design by Undisclosable

I have a confession to make. As design editors, it is rare that we actually get to visit the spaces we cover prior to writing our stories. A big part of our job involves sifting through images of submitted projects and deciding from there which ones to consider for publication.

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A (Short) Rant on Headlines

So as it turns out detective work, just like pimpin', ain't easy. Our day of reckoning for a random selection of Greenbuild exhibitors is still coming but we've got a bit more work to do first...

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