JAN/FEB/MAR 2012

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An Innovator with Heart

Championing design’s social and scientific power, Millard Pratt might be the Thomas Edison of architecture

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Down in the Trenches

Dan Doyle and Grumman/Butkus Associates are working to master energy-efficiency strategies

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Ecology + Economy

CJW Architecture's work is a testament to the timelessness of sustainable design and client care

Features

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Style & Substance

An in-depth look at how the W Hollywood Hotel & Residences meshes transit orientation and hospitality.

The Nines Hotel  Portland, Oregon

Welcome to the HSPC

Alan Benjamin and JoAnna Abrams's new consortium is greening hospitality's global supply chain.

Game Plan

Inner Workings

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Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

Gensler takes what once was an Art Deco building in Philadelphia and creates an upscale, energy-efficient icon

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RFM Office & Studio

For its new LEED Platinum headquarters, Rice Fergus Miller adapts a long-vacant automotive-service store

Launch Pad

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New Kid on the Block

When it opened in 2009 in Chicago, eco-boutique Hotel Felix became the first LEED-Silver hotel in the city

Material World

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Sugarcane Creations

Some are hoping a sugarcane derivative will be the next big building material, but is it sustainable?

Notes

Bookshelf Q1 2012

New reads from Design Hotels, plus the books and blogs Bridgelux's Keith Scott uses to stay informed

Exquisite Amenities

A collection of interior furnishings curated by gb&d staff. The focus this time around? Hospitality.

Professional to Watch

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Diego Burdi

One half of Burdifilek takes us inside his early design jobs and his inspirations for the darkly luxurious W Atlanta Hotel

Solutions

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Democratizing Daylight

Aflac's sleekly designed and healthful Customer Service Center cuts energy consumption by 40 percent

Spaces/Learn

Spaces/Live

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West Coast Energy Icon

Christiani Johnson Architects and Gerding Edlen unveil their highly sustainable mixed-used project

Spaces/Play

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Intrepid Hospitality

Hostelling International spruces up an old office structure for its newest hostel in historic Boston

Pier Village

Jersey Shore Facelift

Ironstate Development's Michael Barry details the sustainable nature of Pier Village and the Bungalow Hotel

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Lights Out, Sin City

Fisher Marantz Stone dims the lights for the Marquee Nightclub and Dayclub, a spectacular new Las Vegas hotspot

Spaces/Work

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A Cleaner Cleaning Facility

Crothall's new building, built by CenterPoint Properties, is the world’s first LEED-certified laundry facility

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Fortune 500 Environments

Spectrum Properties offers its properties to Fortune 500 companies on the prowl for green office space

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From Stem to Stern

Buck O'Neill Builders pulls out all the stops—and all their wood scraps—for their new, contemporary office

Tough Builds/ Net Zero

Tough Builds/ Off the Grid

Tough Builds/ Remote Locations

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