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  • It's impressive for such a large and prominent public structure to go after LEED Silver certification. ... with sweeping, curved rooflines and windows that invoke more natural sunlight. Inside, the curved, angled ceilings and large window ... Bowl, The Getty Center, and the adjacent LAX Theme Building . The visually stunning and interactive Integrated Environmental ...
  • ... exclusive to the urban setting of the congested, polluted concrete jungle. [scald=46708:kl_image_original_context ... Lone Pine, CA is part of an active movement towards est More Owens Valley Stories In Southern California's urban communities, a war is being waged against the prevalence of food deserts -- communities ...
  • ... centers or skyscrapers stand for something?The U. S. Green Building Council (USGBC) believes so. Since its founding in 1993, the ... or in a ditch or culvert, then swiftly channeled into the concrete -lined Santa Ana, San Gabriel, or Los Angeles rivers before being ...
  • ... renewable energy power sources that must be "paid back " for the facility to achieve carbon neutral status. Configure ... of Crescent Dunes: the plant is using a fair amount of concrete , which carries with it a significant CO2 burden. Crescent Dunes' ...
  • ... at the Mayor's directive, we worked with the Department of Building and Safety to expand the city building code to mandate the use ... yard in the San Fernando Valley with high albedo slurry. Back to the science. Dr. Hall's downscaling study was an essential precursor ...
  • ... at least according to both the Los Angeles Downtown News and the LA Weekly.For critics of place making in Los Angeles, Pershing ... a place.A 1964 redesign wasn't much better. An X-shape of concrete paths connected the park's corners, shortening the walk, but nothing ...
  • A new report reveals that birds of America's deserts, chaparral , and sagebrush lands are in more trouble than those in other habitats. ...
  • ... the crowdfunding game, soft launched on Earth Day 2014 with a handful of projects that celebrate sustainable food and farming. ... original trees fade from existence. The Farmers Guild: Building a Community of Free Farmers One Guild at a Time The Farmers Guild is ...
  • ... looking for some of our buildings on Flickr and found concrete beauty! Picture of the Day - or POD is a not-quite daily look at ... two favorite fixtures of the city are Union Station, a building that makes my trips on the train the highlight of my travels and the ...
  • There are news aggregators, but is there one for social causes? Yes there is, ... ways or just regurgitated from the original source with a new introduction. What I have found lacking is a source for charitable, ... that person to find out how to take relevant action, the more likely they will be to actually do something.2. How will you increase ...

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