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p:ear (program: education, art, and recreation) began over ten years ago to provide meals, job training and safe space to homeless youths in Portland, OR. Read more


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When the Chartwell School decided to remodel their Monterey Bay campus, a primary goal was to use the new architecture to help develop “sustainability natives” – kids for whom sustainability is second nature. Read more


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Sidwell Friends School is a private pre-K through12th grade institution in Washington, D.C. founded in 1883 on Quaker principles. Read more


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The Global Ecology Resource Center at Stanford University houses the Carnegie Institution for Science’s Department of Global Ecology, which conducts research on the interactions between the earth’s ecosystems, land, atmosphere, and oceans. Read more


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The C.K. Choi Building houses the Institute of Asian Research on the University of British Columbia (UBC) campus. Read more


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The TAF Community Learning Space will serve as a technology drop-in center and headquarters for TAF (Technology Access Foundation), a non-profit which works to provide technology and life-skills training to minority and disadvantaged youth in Seattle. Read more


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The Challenge Program is a non-profit focused on experiential educational programs that teach construction trades to at-risk youths ages 18-21 through hands-on training on community development projects. Read more


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Warren Wilson College is an independent, liberal arts college with a commitment to environmental leadership and innovation.  Students are expected to actively participate in shaping their experience at Warren Wilson. In 1998, when students learned of the plans for the new dorm, they established a committee to meet with the project team and set sustainability goals. Read more


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The Union South building, a new student union for the University of Wisconsin at Madison, will replace the former student union, built in 1971 on the same site. Much of the impetus for the project’s ambitious sustainability goals came from the students, who were highly involved in the design process from the very beginning. Read more


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The North Charleston Elementary School replaced an old school building which had occupied the same site for over eighty years. Many city residents were initially opposed to the idea of constructing a new building because the old one had been associated with fond memories. Read more


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In May 2007, the town of Greensburg, Kansas was destroyed by a tornado estimated to have been larger than the city itself. While developing a rebuilding plan, sustainability came to be a foundational philosophy of a vision for a renewed city. Read more


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The Willow School is an independent day school for students in kindergarten through eighth grade.  It was conceived in 2000 as a hands-on learning environment which fosters a connection to the natural world. In building the school, material reuse was seen as a reflection of that ethos. Read more