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Wolfgang Werner Receives Urban Green’s 2015 Service Award

Wolfgang Werner Receives Urban Green’s 2015 Service Award

We are happy to report that last week Urban Fabrick’s NYC office head Wolfgang Werner received the Urban Green’s Council 2015 service award.

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Wolfgang Werner Joins Urban Fabrick as Principal of NYC Office

Wolfgang Werner Joins Urban Fabrick as Principal of NYC Office

Urban Fabrick is delighted to announce the newest member of our team, Wolfgang Werner, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, USGBC Faculty. Wolfgang is an architect and building sustainability expert with extensive consulting and education experience, who is motivated by the urgency for our generation to respond to the

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Bill Worthen Speaking About Water Reuse at Net Positive Conference

Bill Worthen Speaking About Water Reuse at Net Positive Conference

What do you know about water reuse? Your next project very likely has a water source or two that can be used for non-potable applications, but can you permit it? How do you address the ‘yuck’ factor? Join Bill Worthen, Paula Kehoe and Emilie Hagen at the

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Biophilia Goes Mainstream

Biophilia Goes Mainstream

After attending the Building Health Forum last week (a USGBC-NCC hosted event at UCSF in Mission Bay, San Francisco) and seeing some crazy, sexy, cool images of workplaces that incorporate biophilic design (Google ranks high, no surprise), it became clear that biophilia is no longer a concept

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Bill Worthen Selected as 2014 LEED Fellow

Bill Worthen Selected as 2014 LEED Fellow

Urban Fabrick announces that Bill Worthen has been named a 2014 LEED Fellow by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This year’s 48 Fellows are recognized for their exceptional contributions to the green building community as well as for their significant achievements among LEED Professionals. “The 2014

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Who Designed That?

Who Designed That?

Who Designed That? is an interactive night of fun and games for design aficionados of all industries during San Francisco’s Architecture and the City Festival 2014. Come find out if you know Who Designed That? 6·9 pm, Tuesday, September 9th AIA San Francisco Gallery 130 Sutter Street,

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Bill Worthen and Collaborative at Dwell on Design LA

Bill Worthen and Collaborative at Dwell on Design LA

Bill Worthen and The Collaborative will be participating in the following two panel discussions at Dwell on Design LA on the Innovation Stage on June 20, 2014. Panel: The Collaborative: Architecture for Good (June 20 12 pm) Every month, San Francisco–based architect Bill Worthen sits down with

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The Future of Designing (with) Water

The Future of Designing (with) Water

As the global population continues to grow, so do the challenges of scaling our water systems. Our increase in the use of fresh water resources is quickly outstripping our ability to channel the amount of fresh water we need, where we need it, when we want it.

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Understanding How Recycled Content is Used in Flooring Materials

Understanding How Recycled Content is Used in Flooring Materials

Trying to understand and value exactly what the term recycled means in the very diverse world of flooring materials can be a daunting task. Color, finish, pattern and overall beauty of a product and to a lesser degree the performance and durability of the flooring are where

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Interview about Holistic Sustainability with Bill Worthen

Interview about Holistic Sustainability with Bill Worthen

I have a NEST Thermostat, and I love it! Just because I have a ‘smart’ thermostat does not mean it makes my life any easier or ‘better’ on the home-eco front.

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