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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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Bill Worthen Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

Bill Worthen Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

Bill Worthen was honored for advancing the standards of architectural education, training and practice.

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