Red State Town Follows 'Green' Strategy to Rebuild
The mayor of Greensburg, Kan., oversaw the complete reconstruction of his community using 'green' concepts after a 2007 tornado flattened the town, a decision that he described as a recognition of the conservation values passed down by ancestral prairie inhabitants.
Resiliency Is About Taking Ownership
In the aftermath of the major hurricane that just hit the Philippines, a panel at the 2013 Greenbuild conference in Philadelphia focused on a theme of major importance for all sustainable design professions: resiliency.
Building Home Better Through Resilient Design
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USGBC's 2013 Leadership Awards Honor Innovation and Dedication in Sustainability Movement
The U.S. Green Building Council announced the recipients of its 2013 Leadership Awards, which celebrate the individuals and groups at the forefront of sustainability in the built environment.
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Veterans memorial to be dedicated Saturday in Mullinville
The memorial will include granite panels with the names of about 1,800 Kiowa County veterans, dating back to the Civil War, said Paul Kendall, one of the organizers for the memorial A small group of Mullinville residents began working on the project in 2008 and were soon joined by residents from two other Kiowa County cities, Haviland and ... (more)