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The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is seeking a team, led by a landscape architect, with an architect and historian, to produce a master plan for Pittsburgh's Arsenal Park. The aim is to bring a new level of usability to the park, weaving together its history with contemporary community life to make a...
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by Ted CorveyPine Hall Brick Company A street is worn out. The best choice seems at first to be a no-brainer: Take it up and put fresh asphalt in its place. But as it turns out, the best choice may not be the most cost-effective. In New Albany, Ohio, city officials...
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On November 20-22, 2013, The Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC) and the City of Philadelphia will host the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo. The theme for the Philadelphia conference is "Greenbuild Nation," drawing on Philadelphia's roots as the birthplace of the nation. To build upon the Delaware Valley's long...
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The U.S. Green Building Council is now accepting proposals for presenters and topics for Greenbuild 2013, including all associated Summits. This conference features educational sessions covering all aspects of sustainable design, construction, and operations practices for buildings and communities, including their impact on people, the environment, and the economy. Visit the...
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Green infrastructure can be considered a conceptual framework for understanding the valuable services nature provides the human environment. Landscape architects use nature to manage water from storms, create new wildlife habitat, and make the built environment greener. At all scales, green infrastructure provides real ecological, economic, and social benefits. Want more?...
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