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Top 10 green buildings

By: chief on May 20, 2010, 2:39 p.m.
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And the winners are ...

The American Institute of Architects and its Committee on the Environment selected the top 10 examples of sustainable architecture and green design solutions that protect and enhance the environment. The COTE Top Ten Green Projects program celebrates projects that make a positive contribution to their communities, improve comfort for building occupants and reduce environmental impacts through strategies such as reuse of existing structures, connection to transit systems, low-impact and regenerative site development, energy and water conservation, use of sustainable or renewable construction materials, and design that improves indoor air quality. (Text: American Institute of Architects)