Originally published in Interiors & Sources

01/23/2008

Resort Design to Feature Natural Beauty and Sustainability

 

 

January 23, 2008
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Resort Design to Feature Natural Beauty and Sustainability
JEFFREY JOYCE OF JEFFREY JOYCE DESIGN
Resort Design to Feature Natural Beauty and Sustainability
The Dallas-based architecture firm Three will use native materials such as clay, tree trunks, woven abaca, and lava stone in its luxurious design of a Costa Rica resort. The buildings will be designed to feel like haciendas. Rooms allow guests to be revitalized by the cool ocean breezes without the need for air-conditioning. Natural design elements unite the resort and surrounding landscape.
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Princeton Picks Holl for Strength in Programs
Architect Steven Holl’s expertise in integrating complex programs in buildings such as the University of Iowa’s School of Art and Art History building, as well as his unique use of light to open up spaces, landed him the commission for several academic buildings for Princeton University’s arts and transit neighborhood.
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County's First Green Building to Feature Rainwater Harvesting, Solar Power
The first “green” building in Seminole County, FL, will be the home of the Burke Hogue Mills & Associates (BHM) architecture and interior design firm. The facility, expected for completion this summer, features rainwater harvesting and re-use, solar power, automatic light controls, and a design studio that maximizes daylight.
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M&M’S World® New York Wins Three National Awards
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M&M’S World® New York Wins Three National Awards
The Chute Gerdeman-designed facility recently won awards from various retail organizations. The M&M'S World stores in New York and Orlando have won more than a dozen design awards in the past 2 years.
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