Herman Miller Facility Earns LEED Gold
The LEED-CI Gold certification for the Main Site B-West renovation, part of the company’s headquarters in Zeeland, MI, is Herman Miller’s 13th LEED-certified space.
Kimball Office Launches Design Competition
Kimball Office is holding a design competition to create the next See Me screen for its award-winning new office system, Hum. Minds at Work™. The competition is open to everyone everywhere. Entries are due February 28, 2009.
$20 Million in Grants Awarded to Increase Recycling, Create Jobs
The recently announced grants could create nearly 2,000 “green” jobs over the next several years and lead to innovations in recycling billions of beverage containers. These California Department of Conservation grants address opportunities for increased and more efficient recovery, cleaner supplies of recovered material, and an increase in the number of California-based manufacturers that use recycled materials in their products.
Mini-Masters at The Mart
Planned by Illinois Chapters of both ASID and IIDA, Mini-Masters includes 18 contract showroom-sponsored "golph" holes across three floors of The Merchandise Mart, and three showroom-sponsored watering holes to rest, refresh and mingle.
IIDA Notes: International Design: Holding the Key to a Changing Economy
By Mitchell E. Sawasy
As the U.S. economy remains in a state of flux, some A&D professionals are finding greater job stability overseas.