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Call for Entries: The AIA COTE Green Project Awards

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 19, 2013 01:01 AM
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by Paula Melton last modified Jan 18, 2013

Author name:  Paula Melton Blog Category:  On Our Radar Stop procrastinating! Submissions for the 2013 COTE Top Ten Awards close on January 25. The Woods Hole Research Center and many others have set a high bar for AIA COTE Top Ten awards. Does your project have what it takes? Photo Credit: McDonough+Partners Woods Hole Research Center . Sidwell Friends School . Vancouver Convention Center . What do these projects have in common, besides leadership in design and environmental measures? They are all past winners of the Top Ten Green Project Awards sponsored by the American Institute of Architects’ Committee on the Environment, or COTE. (BuildingGreen is also a sponsor, providing technical and editorial support.) If you want a chance to add your project to that list, you’ve got till 8 p.m. Eastern time on January 25 to submit. What it takes From their origins in 2000, the awards have come a long way. “ The bar has been raised,” noted members of the jury about the 2011 awards. Having a beautifully designed and energy-efficient building is fantastic, but winning projects in recent years have done even more, like: Repair damaged communities Creatively embody an organization’s mission Focus on materials and whole-building life cycle Repurpose a historic structure Regenerate a site Recycle “waste” as a resource read more






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