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Entries from June 22nd, 2011

A Reverence for Wood

June 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Feature writing

The University of Tampa campus in Tampa, Fla., is no stranger to signature architectural structures. So when university planners and visionary donors began thinking about a spirituality center, a no-little-plans approach soon developed. The resulting Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values manages to be both understated and awe-inspiring, thanks to a unique exterior [...]

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Urban Scale

June 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Feature writing, Writing

The term “microgrid” has been a part of broader smart grid conversations for several years, but definitions have varied. Campus-sized projects have brought these electrical-systems-in-miniature to universities and military installations, but some smart grid advocates argue developers are thinking just a bit too small. Think urban scale, they say. Two prototype projects now underway are [...]

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