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LEED Stories from Practice Article: Shifts in Practice

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HOW GREEN BUILDING DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION HAVE CHANGED THE INDUSTRY

The development and pace at which green building practices have evolved in recent years has changed the industry, upending the traditional design approach. Read this six-page article to learn how the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University (LEED for New Construction) in Tempe, Arizona, and One and Two Potomac Yard (LEED for New Construction and LEED for Existing Buildings) in Arlington, Virginia, demonstrate how project teams are successfully managing this shifting marketplace. Although the two projects differ in size, location, and purpose, team members shared similar observations on how the industry has evolved and expressed like ideas on ways it can continue to move forward.

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Authored By: U.S. Green Building Council
Published On: 17 Dec 2012